|The flowers ended up dominating the front of the vase|
|but I prefer the foliage-dominated view from the back|
|The top view strikes a balance between the foliage and the flowers|
|Clockwise from the upper left, the foliage elements are: Leucadendron salignum 'Chief', L. 'Ebony', L. 'Jester', and L. 'Wilson's Wonder'. Both 'Ebony' and 'Jester' are sports of L. 'Safari Sunset', which also grows in my garden.|
|Clockwise from the left, the floral elements are: Grevillea 'Ned Kelly', Anigozanthos 'Yellow Gem', Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun', Jacobaea maritima, and Lobelia laxiflora|
As I had friends coming for lunch on Sunday and knew I'd have no time to fuss with flowers or foliage, I prepared vases for both the dining table and the front entry on Saturday afternoon. I had a list of tasks to complete in preparation for my visitors so both my arrangements and my photographs were completed in record time this week. In contrast to the flashy foliage and flowers of the first arrangement, I kept the second vase very simple.
|The summer parade of Agapanthus has begun and I used 3 of the smaller blooms as the starting point for the vase intended for the front entry|
|Clockwise from the upper left, the vase contains: noID Agapanthus, Achillea 'Moonshine', Tanacetum niveum, and Globularia x indubia|
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