When it came time to cut flowers and foliage for "In a Vase on Monday," I sought to shake off the tears and keep things light and bright. As has been the case for weeks now, the focal point of my first vase was a dahlia, in this case 'Strawberry Ice'.
|Dahlia 'Strawberry Ice' becomes far more luminous as the bloom matures|
|On this occasion, the back of my vase looks remarkably like the front|
I abandoned the dahlias when I put together my second vase, electing instead to use the last of my green Lisianthus.
|I used the colorful foliage of Caladium 'Miss Muffet' to pull together the green Lisianthus and a variety of pink flowers|
|The back of the vase shows off the last pink Lisianthus I was able to find along with some bedraggled coleus|
For more Monday vases, visit Cathy, our IAVOM host, at Rambling in the Garden.
Happy Labor Day to those of you in the US celebrating the holiday!
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