In a Vase on Monday: Short and Sweet

A very short post this Monday, as I share a vase with flowers from my garden for the weekly meme hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden.

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Short and sweet, refers not only to my post (time has got the better of me today), but also to the flowers – the Narcissi smell gorgeous and the stems of all the other flowers I picked (except the Snowflakes) are rather short!

Cowslips, Narcissus Thalia, Summer Snowflake, Pulsatilla, Anemone Coronaria, Corydalis cheilanthifolia (the yellow flower at the back), blue and white ‘Forget-me-nots’ (actually Brunnera), and blue and white Muscari.

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Actually picked on Saturday, as a table decoration, but photographed today.

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Have a lovely week everyone!

57 thoughts on “In a Vase on Monday: Short and Sweet

  1. Oh the color! A vase full of spring! It rained again here in California and our yard is bursting with growth. I can’t wait for all the spring blooms!

  2. I do love the shape of this vase, Cathy, with the flared top – and what a varied selection of spring blooms you have popped into it! Do you find white muscari hard to establish? I have tried several times but with almost no success

    • Thank you Donna. I am in the UK at the moment and the weather seems to be changing every hour of the day – snow flurries, warm sunshine, rain and sleet showers…. Hope you have a lovely weekend!

  3. Such a lovely vase of spring – thank you for finding time to share it Cathy. Have a good week – hopefully with some perfect gardening weather.

    • Hi Julie. I am hoping for a couple of dry days this week to plant a clematis for my Mum… I am visiting briefly in the UK and we have had quite a lot of rain the past two nights.

  4. Lovely blend of colors, Cathy, the Pulsatilla is an unusual color and contrasts so nicely with the black center. I love Thalia and the white Leucojums with the white vase, and the delicate blues.

  5. A most colourful spring table decoration Cathy. I think that ‘Thalia’ is possibly my favourite daffodil. Wondering now why my white muscari didn’t flower this year. Hope that you have a good week.

    • Cathy also mentioned her white Muscari don’t reappear. This is the first year for mine, so time will tell! I agree, Thalia is a magical daffodil and I am tending towards more pale cream and white daffodils in future.

  6. The flowers held up nicely from Saturday, Cathy. It’s a very sweet little arrangement with so much variety and beautiful bright colors! I hope you have a good week, too, my friend!

    • I can really recommend Thalia. It doesn’t grow too tall and hang down in wet weather like some daffodils, and has a couple of flowers per stem too. And it smells lovely!

    • That is such a lovely comment Annette – thank you! 🙂 I am away in the UK this week and expect to be bowled over by the shades of green when I return!

  7. Such an appealing and colourful combination of little spring flowers! It opens my heart and brightens these rainy days…Have a happy weekend, Cathy!

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