Forever in bloom

Brighten a room with an artful arrangement of everlastings

As the last flowers of summer begin to fade, those bright, cheerful colours can live on through fall and winter in arrangements consisting of everlastings, blooms that maintain their vibrancy even after being dried.

Hilary Bellis, owner of It Can Be Arranged in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., started by choosing the funky container shown above before filling it with the wild, multi-coloured assortment of lavender, Northern sea oats, seed heads, yarrow, hydrangea, Kiwi vine, cockscomb, Nigella seed heads and poppy seed heads. [read full article]

Published: September 2008
Notes: Written to complement Garden-grown everlastings, which appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of Canadian Gardening magazine.

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