In a Vase on Monday: Calla Lilies

“The calla lilies are in bloom again. Such a strange flower—suitable to any occasion. I carried them on my wedding day….” —Katherine Hepburn in Stage Door, 1937


These beautiful calla lilies, just “in bloom again,” were given to us by our friends Gina and John Fisher on the occasion of re-celebrating their wedding vows in our garden on their twentieth anniversary.

The vase was obtained in Japan in the early ’70’s; the carved ivory piece is a treasure that has been in my wife’s family for generations and is also Japanese in origin.

Click on In a Vase on Monday to visit the delightful postings of Cathy, the originator of this idea.

About johnvic8

John Viccellio retired after 24 years in the U. S. Navy and began to dig into gardening when he could finally land in one place. He completed the Master Gardener course in 1992 and has since designed and constructed two of his own gardens. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years and was a regular contributor to Carolina Gardener magazine. John published his first book, Guess What's in My Garden!, in 2014. He lives in Stallings, NC with his wife, in close proximity to six of his eight grandchildren.
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1 Response to In a Vase on Monday: Calla Lilies

  1. Christina says:

    Such an elegant flower it needs nothing else.


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