SLOW FLOWERS: Week 15
April 14th, 2013
A Floral Welcome
10 stems garden hellebores (Helleborus orientalis), grown by Jello Mold Farm
12 stems summer snowflake (Leucojum aestivum), harvested from my garden
1 stem curly willow (Salix matsudana ‘Tortuosa’), harvested by Oregon Coastal Flowers
9-inch tall x 6-inch wide, teardrop-shaped wall vase (4-inch diameter opening)
Just add white: There are some floral designers who abide by the “rule of white,” which calls for adding white flowers to every design. Take a look at this arrangement and you’ll notice that a few white blooms go a long way. The bell-shaped snowflakes are smaller than the plum-colored hellebores, but they add a lot of cheer to the design. Especially when viewed from a distance, white flowers are impactful, making any arrangement young and fresh-looking.