Each Monday Cathy at Rambling In The Garden invites us to share a vase of materials gathered from our gardens.
I purchased a beautiful potted calla lily a couple of weeks ago enticed by its deep claret flowers, knowing some portion of it might end up in a Monday vase. These alluring waxy flowers quickly came together into a comfortable assemblage I find pleasing.
It is perhaps the vase, not the flowers, that is the primary focal point of today’s design. Newly purchased through an online estate sale of vases, this refined container belonged to a garden club friend, Jinny. A respected floral designer, horticulture judge and long-standing member of our local garden club, Jinny was the first person I met in the club when I joined—she welcomed me then and always with a friendly smile. In 2013 when I participated in the garden club’s floral design classes, she was one of the excellent teachers. I appreciated Jinny’s encouragement and am ever grateful for her inspiration.
I am looking forward to experimenting with this vase so you may see it often.
Calla Lily (Zantedeschia)
Textured, incised ceramic pedestal vase, rice or bone color. 5×6-inches.
Thanks to our host Cathy at Rambling In The Garden for providing this opportunity to share our vases. Visit her to discover what garden surprises she and others are offering this week.