SLOW FLOWERS: Week 38
September 22nd, 2013
RHYTHM IN GLASS
7 stems fancy-leaf scented geranium (Pelargonium crispum), grown by Charles Little & Co.
3 stems pale apricot snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus), grown by Everyday Flowers
7 stems (tips only) light peach cockscomb (Celosia plumosa), grown by Charles Little & Co.
15 stems chocolate cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus), grown by Marigold and Mint
8-inch tall x 4-inch diameter hand-blown art glass vase, designed by Tracy Glover
Dark and light: When you place lighter or brighter flowers around darker floral elements, the viewer’s attention is drawn to the distinct details of both. Here, the chocolate cosmos looks even better because it is displayed next to lighter-hued companion flowers: pale apricot snapdragons.