Now that summer is officially here (and hopefully the sun won’t be too far behind), the Pacific Northwest is really coming into its full flowering glory. This selection of plants, including our Plant of the Month: Iris, is just a small sampling of all the wonderful bloomers out there this time of year. Brunnera- The… Read more >
Organized under Buds and Blooms, Plant of the Month, Plants I Dig. Labeled as bellflowers, blooming now, blue oat grass, briza maxima, brunnera, campanula, daylily, greater quaking grass, helioctrichon sempervirens, hemerocallis, june blooming plants, june flowers, lithodora, paeonia, penstemon, peony, salvia, what's blooming in your garden, what's blooming now.
With June’s plant of the month coming in so many different colors, it’s no wonder they were named Iris, meaning “rainbow” in Greek. While Irises can be a bit fussy with their growing conditions, with a little extra care, you can grow these beauties in your own garden. Pacific Coast Iris- The Pacific Coast Iris… Read more >
Organized under Buds and Blooms, Plant of the Month, Plants I Dig. Labeled as bearded iris, beardless iris, black gamecock, blue flag iris, iris, irises, japanese iris, june plant of the month, louisiana iris, pacific coast iris, rainbow, siberian iris, wild iris, yellow flag iris.
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 >
Organized under Buds and Blooms, Plant of the Month, Plants I Dig, Water-wise Gardening. Labeled as Cameo Japanese Flowering Quince, chaenomeles, Chaenomeles japonica ‘Cameo’, Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Toyo – Nishiki’, Chaenomeles superba ‘Jet Trail’, drought tolerant plants, flowering quince, japanese flowering quince, japanese quince, Jet Trail Flowering Quince, low maintenance plants, plant of the month flowering quince, quince, Toyo – Nishiki Flowering Quince.