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In A Vase On Monday – Floral Fireworks

With spikes of gold Ligularia ‘The Rocket,’ burgundy-red fountains of Beebalm (Monarda didyma) and sprays of Goldenrod (Solidago sp.), fireworks came to mind after I arranged this week’s vase. Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota) are white sparklers and the lavender Hosta flowers are cascading Roman … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Red & White

Nothing says mid-summer to me like Beebalm (Monarda didyma) and Gooseneck Loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides). Both stands are abundant in my yard right now as we settle into July with its hot summer days. I’ve added the last of the white … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Seeing Red

Things are pretty peaceful here on our quiet, seven-and-a-half acres, but this week I was ‘seeing red’ as my large patch of red bee balm (Monarda didyma), which is about 12′ in diameter out in the field, has come into glorious bloom, along with red sweet … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Red & White

For this week’s vase, I’ve used a simple combination of only two flowers – scarlet beebalm (Monarda didyma) and white gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides). The white helps cool down the red-hot beebalm. A few Christmas fern fronds (Polystichum acrostichoides) were added for a green accent. … Continue reading

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