Summer Solstice Irish Bouquet

by Christine Breen

Irish cottage garden

An Irish cottage garden summer solstice bouquet — Christine Breen


Summer solstice bouquet in an Irish cottage garden can mean a jumble of delphinium, dahlia, cosmos, nepeta, astrantia, sweet pea, a candelabra primula, lavender, and a creamy-white arum lily — the most dependable flower for an Irish midsummer garden because unlike the country’s sun-deprived inhabitants the calla lily thrives in mild, moist conditions.


The vase is from Louis Mulcahy Pottery in Dingle…