photo: June Lion
Hellebore are a true treasure in winter and early spring gardens. They bloom for months and just like hydrangeas, they change colors as they mature. They also are a fabulous cut flower!
photo: Ted Mishima
Photo: June Lion
photo: Rebekah Johnson
Selection of recent spring hand-tied, whimsical and woodland bridal bouquets
Photographer Lauren Brooks asked if I could provide a couple of bouquets for a workshop that she taught with another photographer a couple of weeks ago. Thank you Lauren for the great pictures!
These bouquets are made in custom made wire cage, which is embellished with bullion and thin aluminum wire, pearls, feathers and wired blossoms. One of the handles is decorated with rose petals, wire and pearls; the other one with foliage and string of pearls.
These bouquets are structured differently than hand-tieds and they are all about detail. Time consuming to make, but a lot of fun!
photo: Steven Scardina
Last week the first hellebore started to bloom in the garden. This exquisite winter flowering plant is such a treasure, especially at this time of the year… and it is such a treat that they bloom for months. Hellebores are difficult to come by at the flower market, so I've planted a lot of them in the garden. Once that they have hardened off, they do really well as a cut flowers, as well in vase arrangements as in foam.