In a vase on Monday – #StandWithUkraine

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Spring flowers in a vase in support of the people of Ukraine

I just read that the Queen posed with Justin Trudeau in front of a massive vase of blue and yellow flowers as a gesture of support for Ukraine. Well, my blue and yellow vase for today’s In a Vase on Monday meme, regularly hosted by Cathy@ramblinginthegarden, is tiny in comparison, but is honestly meant nevertheless.

The flowers are a simple mixture of :

Iris reticulata ‘Clairette’
Pulmonaria officinalis (common lungwort)
Primroses
and an Eryngium spike, which was preserved for its dusty blue colour, from a lovely flower arrangement sent by my sister when we lost our dog, Sadie, before Christmas.

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Iris reticulata ‘Clairette’

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Pulmonaria officinalis

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Wild primroses, forming the bottom tier

To see more bouquets, do take the opportunity to hop over to Cathy’s blog and check the links in the comment section.

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20 Responses to In a vase on Monday – #StandWithUkraine

  1. pbmgarden says:

    Lovely sentiment and endearing flowers.

  2. Kris P says:

    Blue and yellow floral arrangements have garnered a lot of attention lately for good reason. Yours is lovely.

  3. shoreacres says:

    This really is lovely. The pastel yellows and blues fit together as nicely as sunflowers and a blue sky. To be honest, in a forced choice I might take yours!

  4. Cathy says:

    What a lovely gesture, Allison – and I hadn’t heard about the Queen and JT’s so will go and check that out too

  5. Noelle says:

    Ukraine is constantly on our minds, the people and the country is in a dreadful plight. A lovely bouquet.

  6. susurrus says:

    Flowers say it better than words can, sometimes.

  7. Donna Donabella says:

    A beautiful show of support….feeling spring in your vase!

  8. Love the sentiment and the flowers. Reminded me of a picture of an old lady on the Moscow underground, cleverly signaling her views by wearing a blue headscarf and yellow coat.

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