The signature flower at Moss Mountain Farm in September is the sunflower. After several months of growing taller and taller the blooms burst open right around the first of the month. They are beautiful both in the garden and as cut flowers.
This sunflower centerpiece has a twist. I paired it with one of my favorite perennials, heuchera. The color combination of bright yellow and chartreuse is just right for early fall celebrations. After the party is over I will plant the heuchera in the garden.
Materials for the Centerpiece
4 Pots Heuchera
Wire Wreath Form
Soak floral foam to build up moisture.
Line the bottom and sides of the wreath form with sheet moss.
Remove the heucheras from their pots and insert, dirt and all, into the wreath form.
Space the four plants evenly around the wreath.
Cut floral form to size and insert into wreath form.
Cut stems short on sunflowers and goldenrod.
Making your way around the wreath insert flower stems into floral foam.
Spear apples with floral picks and insert the picks into the wreath.