Zinnia & Tomatillo

ARRANGEMENT BY Kailla PlattKailla Platt Flowerskaillaplattflowers.com Photography by Greg Kozawa Delightful tomatillo vines and fruit trail under gorgeous pinot and pomegranate-hued blooms; these tiny ...

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Dahlia & Sea Oats

ARRANGEMENT BY Kailla PlattKailla Platt Flowerskaillaplattflowers.com Photography by Greg Kozawa With vibrant colors and autumnal blooms everywhere, it's easy to get inspired for your own fall bouquet. ...

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Peony & Sweet Peas

Inspired by this treasured Peony, Roses and Sweet Pea flowers were gathered to complement its two-toned blossoms. Staged in a classic white compote, this pink-toned centerpiece combines early summer peonies ...

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Violas & Roses

A charming display of Viola ‘Nature Antique Shades’ in shades of cream, caramel, mauve, blush, and gold are perfection in a footed terra cotta pot. Paired here with David Austin rose, ‘Wollerton ...

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Not So Bashful Begonias

Enjoy the beauty of begonias from season to season, as alluring pops of color bloom against lush, delicately patterned foliage. Thriving in full shade, these plants make for decorative summer borders or ...

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Parrot Tulips & Berberis

Spring is peak season for Apricot Parrot Tulips. A showy favorite with feathered, multi-colored petals add depth and a grand dose of texture to any arrangement. Shown here, salmon-hued and welcoming yellow ...

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Lilac & Freesia

As far as seasons go, spring becons some of the year’s most fragrant blooms. We love this pollinator attracting mix of cheerful, easy to grow lilacs and sweet perfumed freesia. Paired here with arching ...

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Hellebores & Azalea

A glorious display of pink spring perfection, flowering crabapple branches and saucer-shaped flowers of early blooming hellebores pair with frilly Butterfly ranunculus to welcome the sunny days ahead. ...

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Fragrant Faves

As summer unfolds, gardens burst with vivid colors of pink, orange and apricot and fragrance of fruity tea and myrrh. Stop and smell the roses with our seasonal shrub favorites by David Austin Roses. Golden ...

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Dahlias & Rose Hips

As far as seasons go, fall is one of the most evocative. We love this mix of showy dahlias and zinnias artfully paired with branches of rose hips and gently arching Northern Sea Oats for an autumnal arrangement ...

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Dark + Dramatic

PALETTE PERFECTION Stunning colors and hearty foliage bring delight from spring through winter. Heuchera ‘Black Forest Cake’ Resembling its namesake, bright cherry-red flowers top smooth, ...

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Roses & Chokecherry

A delightful arrangement of mixed dahlias, including Dahlia ‘Crichton Honey’ pair with creamy Rose ‘Helga Piaget’. Lively pops of color are added with Zinnia ‘Aztec Sunset’ ...

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Zinnias & Cosmos

A blush-worthy arrangement of soft pinks and deep chocolate accents. Showy Dahlia ‘Cafe au Lait’ are a standout against against a late-season pairing of Spindle Tress branches and Amaranthus ...

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Larkspur & Clematis

A graceful, trailing array of blooms in magnificent purples imbue a sense of elegance and charm. Delightful Rose ‘Lavande’ paired with Larkspur ‘Earl Grey’, and violet Snapdragon ‘Potomac Lavender’ are mixed amongst an array of lovely, aromatic Apple Mint and budded Clematis—all gathered together in a delightful tonal centerpiece.

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Foxglove & Berries

This pretty honey-hued arrangement is summery perfection. From the striking creams of ‘Cherry Caramel’ Phlox to the defining layer of Dahlia ‘Crichton Honey’, peach is a true bouquet classic that pairs with summer’s bountiful blooms. Long-lasting and versatile, stems of Foxglove ‘Camelot Cream’ effortlessly complement stems of bronze and apricot-hued Snapdragon while stems of unripe Blackberry add a quintessential sunny weather feel!

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The bay is visible from the pathway of locally quarried alger granite steppingstones that lead past the sunken spa to the original reconstituted staircase to the beach. Lynne suggested salvaging the women’s pebble mosaics which Broadhurst fashioned into a pathway down the cliff face. Big Blue Sea Holly (Eryngium zabelii), foxglove, mullein, libertia, Johnson’s Blue geraniums and allium flourish alongside one another. The main terrace is at right. Broadhurst’s newly designed Sun Garden left.

Blooms on the Bay

For British born landscape designer Paul R. Broadhurst, of Broadhurst + Associates in Seattle, creating a woodland garden on Lopez Island was an odyssey of sorts, combining the site’s history with the women who once cultivated it, the wildlife that flies over and meanders through it, along with the sound of the gentle waves that perpetually lap against the horseshoe bay that borders it.

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Garden Perennial Gems

From dark chocolatey foliage to stunning garnet-laced flowers, these perennials will add dramatic beauty to your garden. 

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Roald Dahl, soft orange-red buds open to medium-sized, cupped rosettes of perfect apricot coloring.

A Garden for the Seasons

A bit of planning needs to go into a rose garden, but the end result is a garden like no other—with characteristic long seasonal blooms and delightful fragrances that last into late summer and autumn.

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Gertrude Jekyll, for famed English gardener - pink with Old Rose fragrance.

Coming Up Roses

David Austin, winner of 25 Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal Awards, has spent 60 years breeding the world’s most lush, fragrant roses.

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Ranunculus & Tulips

There’s so many reasons to love spring blooming Ranunculus. The flowers look almost too perfect to be real. Their rose-like blossoms feature layer upon layer of tissue-thin petals in colors that range from cream and pale yellow to apricot, pink, orange, red and burgundy. Long-lasting and versatile, they tuck beautifully into bouquets. Paired here with lively tulips, delicate forget-me-nots, trailing Akrebia vine and “Amber Jubilee“ Ninebark branched — all in a luscious apricot pallette!

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