13 October 2013

Florets - Floral Quote by Rachel de Thame

The transient nature of dazzling autumn colour is a great part of its appeal. You cannot expect to capture something so beautiful and ephemeral, and the inescapable fact that it will never again appear quite the same is somehow reassuring. Seize the moment, look long and hard, commit the view to memory, take a photograph - for the resplendent scene you see today may be gone tomorrow.
~ Rachel de Thame ~ 

[Rachel de Thame - British gardener, author of three books, Gardener's World presenter and designer of the flowers for The Royal Barge at Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant in 2012.]
[Quote: from Rachel de Thame's Top 100 Star Plants.]
[Flowers: Dahlia 'Arabian Night', Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' and grapes from Vitis vinifera.]
[Styling and photography by Ingrid Henningsson for Of Spring and Summer.]


Janneke said...

True words and a lovely fall combination of grapes, dahlia and Hydrangea.

Things and Thoughts said...

An unusual combination of natural beauties, really stunning result!
Flowers are like us, don't they?

Lisa Gordon said...

This color combination is just gorgeous, Ingrid!

Bare Mtn Farm said...

Beautiful photo and I really love the quote! Thank you.

Lisa RedWillow~ a Beauty seeker said...

Everything about this is just gorgeous

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