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Beautiful bouquet

Viburnum is the New Hydrangea

I had purchased viburnum in the past in bushels to use in flower arrangements, and I thought it would be fun to try my hand at growing these perennials in my cutting garden.

Flower Arranging from the Garden

Flower garden update: My dahlia bulbs have not quite come up yet this year and most of my roses are between blooms, but I have other flowers in my cutting garden that are simply gorgeous. A mixture of the newly blooming ‘Goliath’ hydrangeas and Chocolate Cosmos, Lavender Scabiosas, Viburnum and Golden Alstroemeria create a contrast of beauty, shape and color. Here are some ways I have been working my garden flowers into home and gift arrangements.