Notes From a Flower Farm: Sunflowers, Zinnias, and Dahlias
Now that Labor Day is behind us and the kids are heading back to school, Katherine Anderson of Marigold and Mint creates a few late summer flower arrangements with three favorite flowers of the season: sunflowers, zinnias, and dahlias.
Izzie Klingels, an artist who works in my shop, says my pro cut sunflowers (the name of certain varieties of sunflowers) look like flowers on Prozac. She’s right: They are perky and bright and kind of boring. Even so, they have some good qualities in the field and in the vase, including uniformity, durability, and mesmerizing pattens in their green centers.