At last week’s Guildford Cathedral Flower Gala, there was this stunning floral design below, created by Neill Strain.
The metal structure is actually a large votive candle stand.
And Neill had adorned it with dahlias, anthuriums, gloriosa lilies, kniphofia, guzmania, copper beech, grevillea and twigs.
Here are some close-up shots, so that you can see the detail…
Isn’t it amazing?
It certainly got a lot of attention from the visitors and was a real talking point in the cathedral.
For me, the beautiful red and orange colour palette, with pops of cerise pink and yellow, evoked memories of Halloween and autumn…
(Images : Rona Wheeldon for Flowerona)