In a Vase on Monday: Encore

For this week’s IAVOM we are sharing some of the flowers that you have seen recently but are still doing well in my garden. High winds and lots of (welcome) rain have played havoc with many plants, so we are back to some of our current favorites.

The arrangement includes ‘Sunglow’ azalea, deutzia ‘Chardonnay Pearls,’ and Siberian iris ‘Caesar’s Brother.’ The small ivory sculpture is a Japanese netsuke.

Please visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden to her IAVOM contribution and those of others who are participating in this meme


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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15 Responses to In a Vase on Monday: Encore

  1. Cathy says:

    The iris make a striking contrast with the azalea, don’t they? Thanks for sharing, however late the hour 😉


  2. Pretty! Hope you didn’t have any storm damage today. We came through okay but our neighbor lost two huge tree limbs.


  3. pbmgarden says:

    Lovely John. We’ve been expecting rain all day but only a few sprinkles.


  4. arlene says:

    Red and Purple…lovely!


  5. Christina says:

    Nothing wrong with a repeat performance when the flowers are so lovely.


  6. Cathy says:

    The azalea is a lovely colour. And your irises are making me wonder how long I will have to wait for mine to flower too! We have also had very wet and windy weather here. Hopefully the sun will be back again soon. 🙂


  7. colonialist says:

    All works of art.

    Liked by 1 person

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