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Aug 30, 2012

Know I posted about this flower just 3 short months ago, but I keep running across new breathtaking designs and just have to share…

52 the floral lab

image via The Floral Lab

54 chestnut and vine and jose villa

image via Chestnut and Vine and Jose Villa Photography

105_BHP_4903  ashley fox design

image via Ashley Fox Designs

241383_10150171783963227_112449713226_7006588_7412348_o  la tee da flowers

image via La Tee Da Flowers 

312015_10150971713755957_245650085_n flora bella

image via Flora Bella

384762_317368514943541_130855983594796_1446341_1428730300_nrebecca shepherd floral design

image via Rebecca Shepherd Floral Design 

395430_10150507551498011_1454229394_n isha foss

image via Isha Foss 

540388_10150854981708328_726908327_9389542_354457167_n courtenay lambert

image via Courtenay Lambert Florals 

542480_401660439865897_1873038090_n the arrangement company in virginia

image via The Arrangement Company

559368_10150755839132364_274563452363_9040874_918546322_n spruce mn

image via Spruce 

564477_349722911777583_1354478608_n the blue carrot

image via The Blue Carrot

7087890955_696fc8492d_z honey and poppies

image via Honey and Poppies

ART_rachelblake_4201 jennifer skog

image via Jennifer Skog Photography

astilbegardenroses blushdesignsny dot com

image via Blush Designs 

bouquet1 tantawan

image via Tantawan Bloom

Happy Thursday!



  1. Lesa Atteo says:

    I love astilbe. I have never used it in a floral arrangement.

    Would you know how it holds up for a hand-tied bouquet without a water source?

    Also, I’m wondering if it holds up well in foam.

  2. Chandin says:

    I have a love/hate relationship with astilbe. Love the look, if I can get it to open! I have a wedding tomorrow and 5 bunches of astilbe are still green. Oy.

  3. Michelle says:

    The beauty is just taking my breath away I can’t even pick a favorite.

  4. Wow! Thank you so much for including me! I love astilbe and it holds up great in bouquets. Holds its form as it dries.


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