The Language of Flowers

Create a bouquet that tells a story, while learning about the symbolic floral elements in the paintings of Joshua Johnson. Choose from two bouquets to create. This workshop is led by Sukey Rankin. This is a virtual workshop.

Supplies List

Everyone will need:
String or twine to tie
Scissors and clippers
Lace doily or handkerchief
Ribbon (optional)
Small jar or vase with water

Friendship bouquet:
Small hydrangea (optional)
Sprigs of marjoram, rosemary, ivy, lavender
Small stems of arbor vitae pine
Optional flowers you might want to include: hellebore, yellow rose, pink rose, blue salvia, several stems of lily of the valley

Get Well Bouquet:
Gerber daisy (one or more)
Small hydrangea (optional)
Several stems of pansies and white clover
Several stems of garden mint, sage, thyme, basil
A sprig or two of Rosemary, willow, and allium
Yellow tulip, blue iris, blue salvia (optional)