There’s nothing old-fashioned about this bloom - the freesia is right on trend again! At the hip Salone in Milan you could see the stylish idiosyncratic flower with its feminine curves cropping up everywhere. Hence the freesia as literary and artistic inspiration.
Freesias by Leoniek Bontje
Artwork: Leoniek Bontje
Siska Mulder is a Dutch journalist and writer and is one of the founders of Writers on Heels, a new wave of Dutch female writers who want to write substantive stories with a feminine touch. She has written ‘Why Duko brought freesias’ especially for The Green Gallery.
oh la la freesias
Af vandevorst via Margreeth Oltshoorn
‘The carelessness, the starry night, they enjoyed endless to be admired_____.’
‘There she stood, waiting, the tension in the garden was delightful_____.’