May is such a wonderful month for taking a stroll through your neighborhood or taking a trip to the Washington Park Arboretum or the Bellevue Botanic Gardens to discover the many different plants that are blooming right now. If you’re looking to add some fun Spring flowering plants to your garden, these are all great options!… Read more >
Organized under Buds and Blooms, Plant of the Month, Plants I Dig. Labeled as arbutus menziesii, blue mist fothergilla, canberra gem spider flower, chinense rubrum 'razzleberri', cornus kousa 'summer gold', dogwoods, enkianthus campanulatus 'showy lantern', fothergilla gardenii 'blue mist', fragrant snowball viburnum, grevillea 'canberra gem', lonicera brownii 'mandarin', loropetalum, mandarin honeysuckle, May flowers, pacific madrona, pink chimes japanese snowbell, polygonatum odoratum, razzleberri fringe flower, showy lantern redvein enkianthus, solomon's seal, spring blooming plants, styrax japonica 'pink chimes', summer gold dogwood, viburnum carlcephalum, what's blooming now.
A treasure in the landscape, dogwoods are a sure sign of spring with their showy white and pink blooms. This 4-petaled wonder not only has beautiful flowers this time of year, but they also have really great red fall coloring. For the most part, we use mostly Cornus kousa and some Cornus nuttallii in our landscape… Read more >
Organized under Buds and Blooms, Plant of the Month, Plants I Dig. Labeled as cornus, cornus florida, cornus kousa, cornus nuttallii, dogwood, eddie's white wonder dogwood, heart throb dogwood, plant of the month, summer gold dogwood.
Now that Spring is finally here and we’re starting to get some warmer weather, we’re seeing flowers pop up everywhere we look! The Flowering Quince is one of those early spring bloomers that really packs a punch on a gray day and has many different varieties to choose from. They range in size from broad… Read more >
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With so many beautiful flowers starting to bloom this time of year, it’s hard to choose just one for plant of the month. Fritillaria is just so unique making it perfect for springtime! Fritillaria is a great option to diversify your bulb collection with its multiple varieties to choose from each having their own unique… Read more >
Winter Daphne, sometimes known as the romance plant, blooms in mid-February around Valentine’s Day and usually lasts through early March. They are known for their fragrant flowers and showy, bright blooms. Daphnes are a great addition to shade gardens and can be planted as a specimen plant or in groupings. They also work very well… Read more >
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