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June
Lupine

Lupine

Botanical Name: Lupinus ‘The Governor’ Common Name: The Governor Lupine Native Region: US Native Sun Exposure: Full Sun Description: Produces pea-like flowers in spires that tower 2-3′ above an attractive clump of leaves composed of leaflets. Prefers the cool season, is deer resistant and can grow up to an elevation of 8500′ making it an...
Pink Pussytoes

Pink Pussytoes

A semi-evergreen groundcover of gray-green leaves that produce pink flowers that rise 4-6" above the ground in late spring. An excellent rock garden perennial perfect for a cottage or rustic garden. It can withstand light traffic, thrives in the sun and is drought tolerant once established. Additionally, it can survive up to an elevation of 10,000′ making...
Alpine Snow in Summer

Alpine Snow in Summer

Botanical Name: Cerastium alpinum ssp lanatum Common Name: Alpine Snow-In-Summer Native Region: US Native Sun Exposure: Full Sun Description: A fuzzy cushion of gray foliage produces a profusion of white blossoms from May to July. An excellent rock garden perennial requiring well-drained soil that withstands light traffic, thrives in the sun and is drought tolerant...
Foamflower

Foamflower

Botanical Name: Tiarella wherryi Common Name: Foamflower Native Region: Eastern North America Sun Exposure: Part Shade Description: Creamy white sprays of flowers appear above striking, maple leaf shaped foliage in early spring. Most striking if planted en masse where the flower clusters seem to rise in a foam above the plant – giving rise to...
Woodland Phlox

Woodland Phlox

Botanical Name: Phlox divaricata ‘London Groves Blue’ Common Name: Woodland Phlox or Wild Sweet William Native Region: Eastern US Sun Exposure: Full Shade to Part Shade Description: This shade perennial blooms early with masses of small, star-shaped, periwinkle blue flowers. Grows best in rich, moist soil and can spread rhizomatically, forming a mats of 12″...
Corsican Violet

Corsican Violet

Botanical Name: Viola corsica Common Name: Corsican Violet Native Region: Corsica Height: 6″-8″ Description: A perennial viola that grows best in partial shade to full shade and produces violet-blue flowers beginning in early spring and throughout the growing season. They perform best in fertile, moist soil but can adapt to clay, gravelly soils and drought...

“Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.” ~Ikkyu Sojun