Whenever I fill a test tube with flowers, the incongruity charms me. Here are two options to achieve the laboratory look:
Above: The Vase d'Avril consists of a series of interlocking glass test tubes you can bend into a variety of shapes—a sinuous "S" down the center of a table, or a circle, or a straight line on a windowsill. Image via Nanami on Flickr.
Above: For long counters, we can see a couple of Urban Outfitter's Laboratory Flower Vases lined up in a row.