Friday, March 30, 2012

M.W.G.C - March Little Show

"Spring Cerebration"- an Exhibition Table Type1.
Must include a decorative unit with plant material. 24"x 24"x 30". I got honorable mention. Even though it looks very Spring (Forsythia, Daffodil, Hyacinth), it didn't express any celebration (ex. wine glasses).

"Emerald City"- a Pot-et-Fleur Design.
Two or more living plants must dominate. I have two potted different cacti, pale green hydrangea and other plants arranged in the deep container, covered by moss. I earned 1st place for this one.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Longwood Gardens Orchid Show - The Ghost Orchid

March is a peak blooming month for many spectacular orchids. It is the main season for flower and orchid shows as well.

Longwood Gardens International Orchid Show and Sale from March 23-25, 2012. In collaboration with SEPOS.
The Bucks County Orchid Society exhibit at Longwood Gardens was outstanding. During the time we were in our display area, many compliments were received and a lot of photos were taken (esp. of the ghost orchid). I had two orchids displayed there too.

The pictures shown below are the orchids from other societies. There were so many orchids, I only posted a few of them.

The right picture is Lycastes. Lycastes is prized for its remarkable triangular flowers and exquisite fragrances. Lycastes virginalis bears showy and colorful flowers and its alba form is the national flower of Guatemala.

Friday, March 23, 2012

March orchids bloom

Phaius Jun Shirashi
I bough this plant four years ago, since then it has not bloomed for two years until now. It belongs to Botanical category.

Blc. Hawaiian Lightening "Colorful".

Left:Lc. Hallo Wedding " Carmen". Right: Small Cat. name unknown. First time bloom was in 2/2o1o.

Cat. Each stem has four flowers. Name unknow

Left: Onc." Hawaii Sunset". Right: Onc " Saint Dawn Gold"
Some of these orchids are going to Longwood gardens International Orchid Show. Incollaboration with Southeastern Pennsylvania Orchid Society( SEPOS).

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Two Arrangements Using Flowering Branches

I love this time of the year, most of the tree branches have started forming new leaves and flower buds. There are so many branch materials I can choose for Ikebana. Japanese flowering Quince is my favorite. Above are my arrangements:
The first one was done in class with my teacher's advice to trim down some branches.
The second one was done at home to make good use of other branches I had.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show 5

The head piece was decorated with fresh flowers, plants and other natural materials.

Jewelry, Comb and Purse: Using dried seed pod, leaves, flower and other natural materials.

Miniature design in window niche

Picnic at the lava sand beach after surfing.

These are my last flower show pictures. I would like sharing them with you.