Tag: iris

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 269

I found this curved iris stem in the garden today, mostly bloomed out except the last bloom at the tip. It has a great curved shape, and it looks great with the hosta leaves that have opened. Each day I go out to see if the hostas have opened, eager to collect their leaves. It’s probably a good thing that…

Vertical Composition

It’s the in between time in the garden, no longer full of spring flowers and just beginning to have those of summer. I cut an iris leaf from the plant that is long past bloom, added some of the lovely varigated hosta leaves and some purple alliums to make a small ikebana arrangement. The small flowers and leaves were perfect…