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Fall-themed bouquet

Posted by tropic_lover 6UT (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 31, 12 at 10:15

Since I am in the mood for the fall weather to begin I made a bouquet today with fall colored dahlias (Garden Wonder, Ala Mode, and Akita)and added some seed heads from purple fountain grass and basil (which smells delicious).

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Linda


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RE: Fall-themed bouquet

A bouquet to be proud of Linda.


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RE: Fall-themed bouquet

  • Posted by mytime 3/4 Alaska (My Page) on
    Fri, Aug 31, 12 at 12:10

What a lovely arrangement...I never would have thought to use basil, but it's perfect in there. I guess I won't see my Akita bloom this year. I only got down in the mud yesterday to read tags on plants that had blooms, and I didn't find that one. I'm envious of yours!


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RE: Fall-themed bouquet

Akita does have pretty flowers but I am kinda disappointed in the plant. The stems are weak and most of the time the flowers are hanging down. I have had a few nice blooms that are facing upwards though.

I was out in the yard trying to find something to add to the bouquet. Most of my other non-dahlia plants are done blooming. I saw the flower spikes on the basil and figured that might work along with grass seed heads. I like it!

Linda


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Akita does need a lot of support, and stems are quite short. But it can throw some marvelous blooms.


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