23 October 2010

White on White Flower Arrangement


White is always a wonderful colour to use in flower arrangements. It is probably mostly associated with summer. It is surprising how many white flowers you can find at this time of year.

In a very large white, vintage bowl I planted white cyclamen, white heather and a green and white variegated ivy.
It is not a practical long term solution as the bowl has no drainage holes.
A short term pure pleasure for the table!

I will later plant them in an outdoor container and the arrangement will, if it stays mild, last for a few months in the garden.


The grey-green leaves of the cyclamens, with their silver markings, are beautiful. A stunning contrast to the snow-white flowers and the reddish-brown stems. 

15 comments:

september cottage said...

Dear Ingrid!!

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!! Love your white on white arrangement (I am big on white on white, pink on pink etc...) - stylish and elegant!!!! And the vintage bowl is a dream too!!!!!

I think white flowers work all year round - I especially love them in the winter!

I am sure you will get A LOT of pleasure out of it!!!

Have a great Sunday!

All the best,

Nicola

rajson said...

Vit cyclamia är nog en av mina absoluta favorit blommor just nu. Har en kopparbunke full ute i uterummet just nu.Vardags lyx som gör en lycklig!
Vackra och inspirerande foton som vanligt!

Home and Lifestyle said...

White cyclamens give me winter feelings...I like that so much...but I hope it will take a few months (or a long time) before we have snow :-)!!

Wish you a great Sunday! Lovely greetings, Ingrid

Henrietta said...

Beautiful arrangement. Here is too cold for cyclamia now, winter is in the door steps. White flowers are always beautiful and elegant. I would love to have fresh flowers arrangement at home every week but they are too expensive in Finland to have every week:)

lisa said...

These are so nice! I especially like the cyclamen.

Carol said...

Lovely Ingrid! What a great idea . . . a living arrangement is better than cut flowers. I love the container too. Have a great Sunday! Carol

Randi said...

Kära Ingrid, så vackert du pyntat. Du får mig att le - jag har precis samma arrangemang i en kruka. Jag lägger ett tjockt lager leca-kulor i botten - det brukar fungera.
Kram Randi

Edith Hope said...

Dear Ingrid, I have white Cyclamen throughout the house in autumn and winter. I love their freshness and their staying power.

Your arrangement looks delightful, teaming the Cyclamen with Heather. I am not over fond of Heathers but the white flowered forms are rather elegant.

Marilyn said...

I love all your arrangements....all, but this is my favourite so far....until the next one!!!

Zuzu said...

Gorgeous! You create the most beautiful arrangements, Ingrid!

Enjoy!
~ Zuzu

Charlotte said...

Vilket härligt arrangemang du gjort! Vitt är alltid vackert och så vilsamt på nåt sätt... och elegant lyxigt. Vit cyklamen är verkligen en favorit.....

Kram Charlotte

Georgianna said...

Absolutely lovely, Ingrid! I wouldn't have thought of the white cyclamen with the heather but it's so perfect. I have just bought more cyclamen and hope I don't kill them. Thank you for the beautiful inspiration and have a super week. hugs – g

colores said...

I adore white ciclamens!! I have one on my desk in the offce so that I can relax by starring at such a lovely plant!!!!!

Missy Flowers said...

Lovely arrangement!

jacqueline said...

Dearest ingrid, this is such a beautiful arrangement! Your white arrangement is truely elegant. :) Have a lovely merry happy week and love to you!