19 March 2017

Florets - Floral Quote - # 144 - by Rachel Siegfried

'Florets - Floral Quote' is a series of blog posts where I feature quotes by authors - mostly well known in the flower world but you will also find some more obscure ones.

All of them have written one or several books about flowers, gardening, interior styling or interior design. Many are experts in their field but what is the most important is that they are all passionate about flowers.

I love books and in my ever growing library I look for quotes that I hope will be both helpful and useful for everybody who is arranging and styling flowers.  

Yellow Daffodils in Alvar Aalto Savoy Vase

"Narcissus make up for their limited choice in colour with an amazing variety of forms. These range from the well-known trumpet form of the daffodil, to the more unusual split corona - which looks more like an exotic orchid. Lending themselves to informal arrangements, narcissi look lovely when a few varieties are combined in a simple jug or vase."

~ Rachel Siegfried ~ 

[Rachel Siegfried: British, Oxfordshire based flower farmer and floral designer, founder of Green and Gorgeous and author of The Flower Book (2017).]

[Quote from: The Flower Book by Rachel Siegfried.]

[Flowers: Yellow daffodils. Flowers from my local flower stall in North West London]

[Vase/Container: White glass vase designed by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.]

[Styling and Photography © Ingrid Henningsson/Of Spring and Summer.]


Enjoy your flower arranging and have a fabulous and floral weekend!

Thank you for visiting 'Of Spring and Summer' - I will be back next week with more floral delights.

I'm looking forward to seeing you back here then.


~ xoxo ~


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