This crystal vase was given to me by my late brother many years ago for Christmas. I know he would like it that I am using it for arranging flowers, especially during the holidays.
This is simply an arrangement of Heliconia psitticorum with its foliage and a couple of Boston Fern fronds for texture. Parrot Flowers they are called in many places. They actually do remind me of Parrots, kind of.
I attended design school about thirty years ago, Ouch! And one of my teachers favorite saying was “use the KISS concept”. This did not involve the Rock n Roll band or any crazy makeup.
It was Keep It Simple Stupid. I can relate on some levels but simple has limitations in gardening. Deep thoughts, I need to work on my Christmas tree:
Here is my retired racing Greyhound Alan helping and wishing everyone Happy Holidays!