mid-summer Bouquet

mid-summer Bouquet

Gladiolus 'Violetta', Eucomis, Allium, and a rose form the basis for this small arrangement. I added a sprig of Murraya, a citrus relative, for fragrance.

Hymenocallis

Hymenocallis

Peruvian daffodil (Hymenocallis) blooms just a few weeks after planting.

Martagon lily bouquet

Martagon lily bouquet

Martagon lilies are a delicate addition to bouquets. They bloom early in the lily season.

Hydrangea Yarrow bouquet

Hydrangea Yarrow bouquet

Hydrangeas, yarrow, bee balm and amaranth combine in July.

Peony bouquet

Peony bouquet

Peonies, Ornithogalum, Lady's mantle, and Euphorbia in early June.

Chinese aster bouquet

Chinese aster bouquet

Late summer brings on the Chinese asters (Calistephus chinensis), which create long-lasting in bouquets.

Tulip bouquet

Tulip bouquet

Tulip 'Akebono', a double yellow with deep pink edge mixes with Muscari and Epimedium leaves.

Zinnia bouquet

Zinnia bouquet

Zinnia Queen Lime 'Red Heart' is a great mixer or stand-alone flower in bouquets.

Early Summer Bouquet

Early Summer Bouquet

Peonies, Astrantia, and Lupine make an ultra colorful arrangement for early summer.

Bouquet

Bouquet

Mid to late summer brings hardy Begonia, panicle Hydrangea, tuberoses, ferns, and Hosta flowers for a long-lasting bouquet.

Dahlia bouquet

Dahlia bouquet

There is nothing like a bouquet of Dahlias to say, "summer is here."

Rose bouquet

Rose bouquet

Two fragrant roses combine with a little Clematis: Rosa Gruss an Aachen is the pale peach tone and the deep coral rose is called 'At Last'.

Dahlia & Glad Bouquet

Dahlia & Glad Bouquet

An old-fashioned gladiolus called Starface combines with Coleus and a spidery Dahlia called Tsuki Yori no Shisha (Messenger from the Moon).

Fresh Flowers

From Your Garden

Chances are, you have plants in your garden that can be cut and brought indoors to enjoy.

From trees and shrubs to vines and annual flowers, there is always a vaseful to be discovered in my garden.