I kept the new vase fairly simple, allowing Grevillea 'Superb' to provide both the focal floral element and foliage.
|Eustoma, added at the last minute to fill out the arrangement, tries to steal the show|
|In addition to Grevillea 'Superb' (top row), the vase includes (bottom row, left to right): Digiplexis 'Berry Canary', Eustoma (Lisianthus) 'Mariachi Pink' and assorted Zinnias|
Everything else I cut stayed in the other vase, dominated by 3 of my deep red sunflowers. Thus far, none of the Helianthus blooms have shown the wide color variation depicted on the seed packet.
I had breakfast with the sunflower vase sitting on the dining table. It was okay but so similar to last week's vase that it bored me. So, I went back into the garden and came back with some Abelia x grandiflora and began deconstructing my second vase. I ended up with a very simple vase with just 2 elements.
|Only the sunflowers and the Abelia x grandiflora went into the deconstructed arrangement|
The leftover flowers remained in the yellow glass vase.
|After everything shown in the first 2 vases was removed, the original vase was left with Achillea 'Summertime Pastels', Agonis flexuosa 'Nana', Coreopsis 'Redshift', Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun', Jacobaeus maritima and Tanacetum parthenium|
So 3 vases. Again. At least some things don't change.
|The vase with the Grevillea sits on a side table in the living room|
|The simplified sunflower vase sits on the dining table|
|And the sunny flower vase sits on the table in the front entryway|
Visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden to see what she and other gardeners have put together this week.
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