Today’s vase is brought to you by Becky’s Corner, the top end section of my Terrace Garden which is dominated by Shasta Daisy ‘Becky’. Becky shares her space with several other perennials, including liatris and Stachys ‘Pink Cotton Candy’, both of whom have supporting roles in this week’s creation.
I cut five stems from Becky, who is a much sturdier daisy than the wild ox-eyes I featured a couple weeks ago. The stachys, a relative of lamb’s ear, is in full flower now, so I thought its pink would be a nice addition. The liatris is not yet open, but I thought it could add some stately height and architecture to the arrangement. On my way to the back garden, I passed some drumstick allium, and thought, what the heck, that will be nice too! There’s a purple stachys, shared with me by fellow blogger Frank from sorta like suburbia, in a bed in back of the house, so I clipped a few stems of that as well.
I’m a big fan of including yellow in my arrangements, so I went to the rock garden a cut a few stems of the St. John’s Wort that grows wild there.
I think it all came together quite nicely!
Thanks to Cathy from Rambling in the Garden for hosting this weekly meme! It’s a great reminder to bring some garden beauty indoors to enjoy for the week ahead!