In a Vase on Monday: Daisy, Daisy

Rambling in the Garden

The generosity of Cosmos ‘Dazzler’ and Anemone japonica (probably ‘Honorine Jobert’) are at the heart of this vase, hence the ‘Daisy, Daisy’ of the title; plans for using the prop of a card reproducing a vintage bicycle advert were scotched when I remembered that the card, bought over 20 years ago and never used, had finally been utilised as a birthday card earlier in the month. Scratching my head for inspiration produced nothing, not even dandruff, so a double page spread of cosmos from a seed catalogue was brought into service as a poor substitute. A quick perusal suggests that I ought to be more discerning when I choose my cosmos varieties in future – with heights ranging from 12″ to 48+”, I needn’t be intimidated by cosmos peering down at me as Dazzler has done this year…

Joining these two daisies (‘Asteraceae, Asteraceae’ doesn’t have quite the same…

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