Each buffet table and bar was centered by a large French wire urn that held either fruit and flowering quince
branches or groupings of white, ivory, and amethyst flowers like hydrangeas, tulips, hyacinths, and lisianthus.
Try this technique with an apple, apricot, cherry, or plum tree (flowering crabapple is pictured here), or a shrub such as flowering quince
Outside my front door there is a beautiful flowering quince
(Chaenomeles) growing through the fence from next door.
Plant acacia, dogwood, forsythia, lilac, mimulus, flowering quince
Even large shrubs like hydrangea and flowering quince
can be easily rooted from cuttings.
If you don't have access to magnolias, a small branch of flowering quince
or, later in the month, cherry will do the trick.
Later-flowering trees, such as magnolias, fruit trees (apple, cherry, plum and peach) and fruited and flowering quince
can be forced about six weeks before outdoor flowering times.
Jean, from Burnbank, Lanarkshire, cut her finger while pruning a flowering quince
bush in her back garden last month.
Other old plants still around this place include flowering quince
, purple dahlia, and the vividly hued "Paul's Scarlet Climber" roses.
Try azalea, camellia, Carolina jessamine, daphne, flowering quince
, forsythia, hardenbergia, heath, primrose jasmine, or some types of viburnum.
Chaenomeles or flowering quince
have beautiful red, pink or white flowers born on bare stems in spring.
Using sharp pruners, cut budding branches of bridal wreath spiraea, flowering quince
, forsythia, honeysuckle, pussywillow, and service-berry.
THESE SHRUBS ROOT QUICKLY: Beautyberry, beauty bush, bluebeard, butterfly bush, crape myrtle, daphne, deciduous azalea, elderberry, enkianthus, flowering quince
, forsythia, hydrangea, lilac, mock orange, redtwig dogwood, rugosa rose, serviceberry, smoke tree, viburnum, weigela
After forsythia, flowering quince
, lilac, spiraea, Rosa hugonis, and weigela have bloomed, remove dead, injured, diseased, crossing, and closely parallel branches.