Tag Archives: In a Vase on Monday

IAVOM-2 Vases

My Sweet Peas (Lathyrus odoratus) and Lettuce-leaf Poppies (Papaver somniferum) have been blooming their heads off this past week and it’s heavenly to bring a vase into the house where delightfully, it perfumes an entire room. My second arrangement features … Continue reading

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IAVOM- Iris & Campanula

I’ve chosen my Garden Kitty pocket vase for this week’s In a Vase on Monday arrangement, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. I’ve featured Spotted Bellflower (Campanula punctata), which is blooming profusely right now in a bed of Siberian … Continue reading

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IAVOM-Summer

With the advent of summer solstice, many of the flowers I associate with warm, summer days have started blooming and it is hard to pick just a few with so many vying for my attention. Caroline Lupine (Thermopsis caroliniana) has started … Continue reading

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IAVOM-White Iris

For this week’s In A Vase on Monday arrangement, I’m using the last of my white Bearded Iris (I. germanica), which have been blooming abundantly for the last 10 days. The clump offered nearly four dozen blossoms, the best it has … Continue reading

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IAVOM–Burgundy

Burgundy rules this week’s arrangement with my first blossom of dark German iris (possibly I. ‘Frontier Marshall’), opening today. The original plant was a gift from a friend so ID is uncertain. Oriental Columbine (Aquilegia oxysepala) reminds me of Chinese … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Since today is Memorial Day here in the U.S., I thought I would do a red, white and blue arrangement to commemorate the day. The last Monday in May is set aside to honor those who died in military service, … Continue reading

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Honky Tonk

Another mini-arrangement this week features Tulipa batalinii ‘Honky Tonk’, a lovely, butter-yellow species that has increased well in my garden since last year. Also included are Native Crested Iris (Iris cristata) and three different violets that grow wild around my yard, … Continue reading

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