“It is true that in the natural progress of the seasons we have certain colours predominating at certain periods. The earliest colour scheme of the garden, as of the world beyond its walls, is yellow and white; this is followed by the rose colors of late spring and early summer when fruit blossoms and then Roses adorn the world. Next come the blue and yellow of midsummer which deepen to scarlet, gold, and purple…..
“This natural scheme of colour we may modify or accentuate as much as we like, but to choose it as sort a sort of underlying theme much simplifies our work, since there are always plenty of good and willing flowers decked in the prevailing colours of the season.
“No occupation known to me is so absorbing as distributing and arranging flowers in the garden with a view to creating beautiful pictures….”
The yellow lilies below continue my “Lilies on Black Backgrounds” project; see Lilies on Black Backgrounds: A Photo Project (1 of 10) if you would like to read more about it.
Thanks for taking a look!