A Sensual Delight For Green Thumbs Everywhere!
May
Purple Rockcress

Purple Rockcress

Botanical Name: Aubrieta deltoidea ‘Purple Gem’ Common Name: Purple Rockcress Native Range: Europe Sun Exposure: Full Sun Description: Rockcress is a ‘gem’ of a ground cover, particularly beautiful in a rock garden – flowing from crevices and over rocks. The purple, four-petaled blooms appear prolifically above gray-green foliage in the spring and then again, more...
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...
Cushion Spurge

Cushion Spurge

Botanical Name: Euphorbia polychroma Common Name: Cushion Spurge Native Region: Eastern Europe Sun Exposure: Full Sun Note: Skin and eye irritant Toxic if eaten. Description: A fantastic early blooming perennial that blooms with the bulbs. Outstanding displays of chartreuse yellow flowers over a cushion of lime green leaves. Great plant for borders, edging or in...
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...

“Earth laughs in flowers.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson