GET IT TOGETHER Keep snapdragons looking snappy by arranging them tightly in a thin conical glass vase, or even a plastic liner, and then sinking that inside your container. Add a green leaf for contrast, such as the variegated lily grass seen here.
FLORAL NOTE Poor snaps get such a bad rap— people often find them common or weed-like—but a bunch in a single color massed together can look incredibly chic. They deteriorate quickly, so refresh the water every day.
Snapdragons THE RIGHT VASE A tall, slender vase elevates snapdragons from ordinary to extraordinary. Natural teak cone vase, $20, and coconut-stump table, $180, From the Source, fromthesourceny.com. Wallpaper: Magnolia in Twig by Crezana, available to the trade through John Rosselli & Associates, 212-593-2060.
PHOTO: BOB FRAME; STYLING: CHRISTOPHER WHITE
THEY’RE AT THEIR BEST RIGHT NOW. TRY THIS LOOK FOR MAXIMUM IMPACT
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