Gertrude Jeykll roses and Strawberry Hill Rose

In a Vase on Monday – Pink Roses with Pinks and Ixias

Here are my favourite pink roses: English Rose ‘Gertrude Jeykll’, Delbard ‘Chartreuse de Parme’, and Rugosa Rose ‘Anne Endt’.
vase of roses pinks and ixias
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In a Vase on Monday – Abraham Darby and Friends

I started with Abutilon, white and a rich strawberry colour, which have scrambled up into the trees and are flowering madly, but it all wilted before I could get it into the vase. Instead I picked Rose ‘Abraham Darby’ and Erysimum for scent, Penstemon ‘Hidcote Pink’, a few stems of Sisrinchium, Hydrangeas, Tree Dahlias, and a lot of the bright green chrysanthemums which have aged to an attractive orange – pink shading to green – yellow.

hydrangeas with chrysanthemum cut flowers

 

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