columbine canadensis

In a Vase on Monday – Ixia Giant Yellow with Columbines and Salvia

There is a wealth of purple at the moment, in fact there is a wealth of flowers in general now, as the days lengthen quickly and the soil is still wet. I considered a completely royal purple vase, with hints of regal gold, but in the end I really wanted to use the lovely giant yellow ixias, and I absolutely love the little red and yellow columbine Aquilegia canadensis.

cut flowers ixia salvia columbine phlomis

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Sweet Peas, a new start – in a vase on Monday

The first day back at work after the holiday, always a slight shock. I carefully picked all the sweet peas before I left so that they will make more while I am away. I’ve included silver and gold coins for a prosperous New Year, with the Endeavour on top.

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