Sadly, my seasonal love affair with the ranunculus and double tulips has almost come to an end. With only a few more tulip and ranunculus posts to share with everyone, I guess that it’s time to start dreaming about warm weather flowers. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, though.
The more and more that I used the Amazing Grace tulips this year, the more I realize that they were playing a major role in my “designs”. I put that word in quotes because, let’s face it, I’m just a person playing with flowers in their backyard.
The Elegance Salmon ranunculus were hands down one of the most enchanting flowers in my garden this spring. Before this year, I had only seen them online, and finding the corms wasn’t an easy task. However, the color is perfect. These ranunculus are everything that I could ever ask of a cut flower.
I finished off the arrangement with a little bit of tulip foliage and some small bells of Ireland. Though our bells of Ireland were a complete failure this year, I was able to salvage a couple usable stems. I really loved this arrangement. What do you think? I’d love to hear all about it in the comments below!
5 thoughts on “Soft Spring Pastels: Flower Arranging from the Cut Flower Patch”
You’ve inspired me to try ranunculus next year. So pretty!
Hooray! I just love them 🙂
Very pretty! I think ranunculus may be one of my favorites!
Me too! I think it’s really close between ranunculus and peonies! LOL!
We’re moving soon, and I can’t wait to get settled in our next house so I can plan out the garden. Would love to see some more close up shots of your bouquet!