I thought I would select flowers from what C calls the Coral Garden, a terrace where bulbs and smaller flowers grow under Plum trees.
I started with Thrift and Blue Eyed Grass – blue and white flowered sisrinchium. At the time I took the photos the sisrinchium was closed up completely – it takes a while to open up in the morning. Alyssum, Lychnis, Apple Geranium, Ixia, and some Dianthus came from the same garden and I added some roses from the second terrace: Gertrude Jeykll, a Strawberry Hill bud, and an un-named Rugosa.
There is a bit of a nostalgic theme going on with the Crown Lynn jugs and the pot stand, in that they all date back to fifties New Zealand. My MIL gave me her old Crown Lynn dishes when I first came here years ago and I had a table with the Formica matching the pot stand.
Thanks again to Cathy at Rambling in the Gardening for hosting this meme, ‘In a Vase on Monday’.