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Hart's Tongue, Scabious and Plantain Lily

by Paddi Clark


Learn how to make garden flowers and foliage and create an impressive floral centrepiece.

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This pretty cottage garden arrangement of delightful skirted scabious, Hart’s tongue fern and plantain lily (hosta) is perfect for the sunnier months.


  1. Hart's Tongue Fern (Asplenium scolopendrium)
    How to make realistic fern leaves
  2. Scabious (Scabiosa)
    How to make realistic, frilled scabious flowers and leaves
  3. Plantain Lily (Hosta plantaginea)
    How to make realistic plantain lilies (hosta) with large leaves
  4. Arrangement
    How to assemble sugar flowers and foliage into a table arrangement

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Featured in Autumn 2009 issue

Project by Paddi Clark

Paddi Clark

author of Hart's Tongue, Scabious and Plantain Lily

Squires Kitchen’s Senior Tutor, Paddi Clark, is one of the UK’s leading figures in sugarcraft and is a proficient and qualified teacher. Paddi always strives to study, design and develop new techniques and skills, which enables her to continue to be creative at the top and forefront of her profession. She is a popular tutor and demonstrator both in the UK and overseas, and has won various medals and awards for her work. A qualified teacher, Paddi has taught all the certification courses of the governing bodies in the related sugarcraft and cake decoration areas. Paddi is a founder member of Taste of Art and is also the author of the popular books, Sugar Flowers for Beginners and More Sugar Flowers for Beginners (B. Dutton Publishing Ltd).