SCENE AT CHELSEA 2: BEAUTY PAGEANT

 

Precisely placed, bred to shine on this opening day of Chelsea, these daffodils reminded me of perfectly groomed contestants at a beauty pageant. Strutting and preening, but nevertheless ladylike (check out their Wedgewood bowls) they were a lesson in floral flaunting…

The Australian garden called upon human beauties to show off its space (which seemed to focus mainly on babes and barbecue and less on bulbs and blooms). You know flowers are hitting the mainstream big time when the pin-ups show up, like at a car fair…

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~ by lisacwhite on May 20, 2008.

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