Rice flower does have a unique look, however and in large arrangements like this one there isn't enough to really make a bad odor.
You can see how berries of different kinds can make a lovely accent.
There are snow berries, which are white with a faint rose edge. This flower variety, however, is very seasonal and isn't available year round.
Let's move on to another unique insertion of fountain grass. Very slender stems slide in easily in between the other flower stems.
Look on the left side to see these draped over the table.
They are clustered, to give a massed look.
Some are inserted, cut much shorter, out the back side.