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I tend to think of it as a Christmas cactus, but this year it bloomed on Thanksgiving. Anyway, it's a cheering sight once the weather turns cold.
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For a dinner at Wave Hill, I was asked to design some table arrangements from materials gathered from around the property.
My co-workers, Molly and Gelene assisted me in gathering, cleaning and preparing the branches and twigs as well as putting the arrangements together.
Since it was just after a hard freeze, there was nothing left in flower. Everything we used had either colorful foliage, winter berries or grass plumes.
These gorgeous, bright purple berries came from a bush aptly called Beautyberry (Callicarpa sp.)
We all enjoyed the process and everyone seemed very happy with how festive and seasonal they looked.
Posted at 09:10 PM in Foliage, Friends, Wave Hill, Weather | Permalink
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