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In A Vase On Monday – Leftovers

This past week, frost finally put an end to my tender annuals and the long months of pleasure they gave. Every potential bud and flower of Dahlia ‘Voodoo’ and ‘Tiki Torch,’ as well as Zinnias ‘Sprite,’ ‘Cactus’ and Double Cherry Profusion’ … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Light

Even though it feels summery with warm rain and humidity from Tropical Storm Nate, the light and changing leaves are definitely autumnal. For today’s arrangement, I’m featuring colors to match the season– gold Zinnias (Zinnia elegans ‘Sprite’), orange Cigar Plant (Cuphea ignea) … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn’s Glow

Dahlia ‘Tiki Torch’ is the fiery star of this week’s IAVOM, along with Sunflowers  (Helianthus annuus ‘Italian White’) and golden orange Zinnia elegans ‘Sprite.’ A self-sown, white Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata) that popped up beside the driveway near the house, has the largest blossoms I’ve … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – New Vase

This week my sister sent me a fluted Lenox glass vase in the most beautiful shade of amethyst.  I’ve filled it in complimentary colors with the tallest flowers I currently have blooming. Lavender Heart-leaved Asters (Symphyotrichum cordifolium) and spikes of … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Variety

To feature more of my vase collection, I’m offering two vases for today’s IAVOM. The first, in an orange Blenko vase sporting autumn colors (that are showing around here in the trees faster than I’d like), are Dahlia ‘Tiki Torch’ with … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – ‘Voodoo’

The first Dahlia ‘Voodoo’ flowers opened yesterday, so get star billing in this week’s IAVOM. I love their rich, red-velvet blooms with a green eye. Unfortunately, the Japanese beetles like them, too, alas!   Small ‘Lemon Queen’ Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) have opened … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – ‘Voodoo’

Dahlia ‘Voodoo’ is casting its magic over the garden these days and I’m spellbound by its deep, rich burgundy color. Naturally, I must share them! I’ve added pink and white cosmos (C. bipinnatus ‘Sensation Mix’), along with pink phlox (P. paniculata). Heart-leaved aster (Symphotrichum … Continue reading

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