Beautiful Heather!

Here’s one of those plants that gave me a very pleasant surprise! I’ve always admired these flowers from far away but never gave them a close up look. My breath was taken away when I saw how colorful and bold they were. I also had no idea they were adorned with beautiful green needles. One of the things I love the most about Oshibana is studying the anatomy of the endless variety of flowers that nature provides. As with many other flowers that thrive in cold weather I wasn’t shocked to find that they pressed extremely well. I plan on pressing many more of this gorgeous flower but here are my first two pieces. Enjoy!

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2 thoughts on “Beautiful Heather!

  1. Heathers come in a number of colours, so hopefully you’ll be able to expand your range. I have several types in my garden, both winter and summer-flowering species. Some types have golden leaves rather than green, which adds even more interest.
    Incidentally I confess my ignorance of the term oshibana (I had to look it up), I was not aware that the art of pressed flower pictures actually had an official name.

    • Oooo golden leaves sound amazing! I’ll keep an eye out for those. I wasn’t aware of oshibabna either until I started a couple years ago. My life changed with that google search! 🙂

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