Bowl of Beauty Peony (Paeonia 'Bowl of Beauty') Photo Courtesy of Monrovia What’s Blooming Now: June

June 19, 2017

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 >

Bearded Iris Plant of the Month: Iris

June 12, 2017

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 >

Mandarin Honeysuckle (Lonicera brownii 'Mandarin') Photo Courtesy of Crocus.co.uk What’s Blooming Now: May

May 22, 2017

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 >

Cornus kousa 'Summer Gold' Photo Courtesy of Plant Haven Plant of the Month: Dogwood

May 12, 2017

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 >

Cameo Japanese Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles japonia 'Cameo') Photo Courtesy of Monrovia Plant of the Month: Flowering Quince

April 21, 2017

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 >