Spring Flowers and Plants

Periwinkle Flower

The common periwinkle flower, also known as vinca or myrtle, is most often grown as a ground cover and works exceptionally well as an erosion control specimen.

It gets its name from the striking blueish-purple blooms that appear on the dark green foliage in mid spring.

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2020-12-02T22:39:25-05:00

Tulip

Tulips

The tulip is synonymous with spring, brightly colored tulip blooms accent gardens all around the world.

Tulips are an extremely popular perennial flower due to their ease in growing – with minimal care and upkeep; they grow beautifully in most […]

2021-01-14T14:19:28-05:00

Violet Flower

Violets Violets

Violet flower (Viola) comes in many different forms and species. Some are perennials, some are annuals, and some are biennials.

If you choose your selections carefully, you could have Violets growing all throughout different times of the year.

One of […]

2020-01-15T22:14:18-05:00

Rhododendron Shrub

Rhododendron is a shrub that begins blooming in the middle of spring. Once fully bloomed, it will continue to grow well into the summer months.

I remember when I was younger; my grandmother wanted a plant to grow in a certain spot in my front yard. She decided on the Rhododendron […]

2019-03-20T16:06:00-04:00

Bleeding Heart

Bleeding Heart (Dicentra Spectabilis) is a spring flower that gets it’s name from the heart like shape of the flowers it blooms. They are a pinky rose color that hang off of their stems. Even though most are a rose color, some come in white. The foliage of the Bleeding […]

2019-03-11T21:35:18-04:00

Forsythia

Forsythia is a shrub that you see growing in the spring. They are full of small yellow flowers. The flowers line the stems from bottom to top. Small green leaves also accompany the flowers.

They grow out wide, and tall. They can get to be as tall and wide as 6 […]

2019-03-20T16:13:49-04:00

Sweet Pea Flowers

Sweet Pea flowers (Lathyrus odoratus) are the April birth month flower. They are considered to be vines, and they have a very dainty look to them, and a great scent.

Even though they grow from a vine, these flowers can be cut and used in a vase, either with a flower arrangement, […]

2017-08-25T15:34:38-04:00

Solomons Seal Plant

Solomons seal plant (Polygonatum) is a perennial that grows from spring all the way through to fall. It is a tough plant that grows well in the shade.

This is another versatile plant that can survive in any temperature. No matter how hot or cold the temperature gets, Solomons seal will be […]

2017-08-25T11:05:28-04:00

Primrose Flower

Primrose flower (Primula) is a plant that has a very large number of different species. They are predominantly perennials, but there are a few that can be grown as annuals.

Because of the name, some may think that the Primrose belongs to the rose family. It does not.

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2017-08-25T12:32:46-04:00