In a Vase on Monday – Perky Pat!

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I actually created this two weeks ago, but have failed to find time to post it!  I was inspired by this fabulous David Austin rose ‘Pat Austin’ (named for his wife) and created the arrangement around her.IMG_6082

I added in the Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’, also currently flowering with Pat in the Bronze Bed, IMG_6083

and also Cerinthe for contrast.IMG_6085

Also flowering in the Bronze Bed was a large self seeded Honesty.  Although it’s white, so not remotely bronze, I’ve ignored it for so long that the flowers have turned to beautiful fresh green seed pods, so I cut a number of stems for this arrangement and then hoiked  the plant out.IMG_6086

It’s so lovely to be back with Cathy and the rest of the IaVoM crew.  I’ve missed you.

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8 thoughts on “In a Vase on Monday – Perky Pat!

  1. Cathy

    That is a beautiful rose, Jen, and what a classy arrangement you have created with them The honesty is great asset for vases but I tend to forget I have it ps we still hope to visit IoW in Sept but haven’t got round to booking yet

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  2. Chloris

    That is very sophisticated Jen, it should be in the foyer of a very expensive hotel. I love the rose and how early it blooms for you.

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