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April
Anemone sylvestris 'Snow Drop'

Anemone sylvestris ‘Snow Drop’

Botanical Name: Anemone sylvestris ‘Snow Drop’ Common Name: Snowdrop Anemone Native Region: Caucasus Height: 18-24″ wide by 24-36″ tall Special Notes: Poisonous. This plant should resist being consumed by rabbits and deer. Description: The Snowdrop Anemone is a delicate-looking, early-spring blooming perennial. It prefers light shade, acidic soil and regular water. The buds dangle from...
Siberian Bugloss

Siberian Bugloss

  Excellent foliage and delicate, beautiful periwinkle make this plant stand out in the shade. Botanical Name: Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’ Common Name: Siberian Bugloss, False Forget-Me-Not Native Region: Eastern Europe Sun Exposure: Part Shade Description: This low-maintenance, clump forming perennial produces periwinkle blue forget-me-not like blooms in the spring above┬ávariegated heart-shaped foliage, growing between...
Basket of Gold

Basket of Gold

Botanical Name: Aurinia saxatilis ‘Gold Ball’ Common Name: Basket of Gold Native Region: Eastern Europe Sun Exposure: Full Sun Description: This popular, spring-blooming perennial forms a mass a cheery yellow blooms above mounds of silver-green, hairy foliage. A fantastic choice for rock walls, crevices and terraces. It’s easy to care for, can tolerant sandy or...
Prairie Smoke Avens - Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke Avens – Geum triflorum

Botanical Name: Geum triflorum Common Name: Prairie Smoke Avens Native Region: North America Native Sun Exposure: Part Sun to Full Sun Description: This native, herbaceous perennial produces delicate nodding pink flowers 10-12″ above a soft, serrated mound of leaves. Its common name comes from the look of its seed heads which are perhaps more striking...
Garden Hyacinth

Garden Hyacinth

  Botanical Name: Hyacinthus orientatlies Common Name: Garden Hyacinth or Dutch Hyacinth Native Region: southwest Asia Sun Exposure: Full Sun Description: Hyacinths produce a highly fragrant, 10 inch stalk of star-shaped flowers above a rosette of blade-like leaves. These plants are usually planted in the fall in the form of bulbs. Each bulb generally produces...
Lungwort

Lungwort

Botanical Name: Pulmonaria sp. Common Name: Lungwort cultivars or Bethlehem Sage Native Region: Native to Europe into Russia Sun Exposure: Partial Shade Description: Lungworts are a hardy woodland perennial characterized by silver spotted leaves. Tubular flowers in shades of purple and/or pink form above the exceptional foliage in early spring. The plant is low-growing, reaching...

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