+ Helleborus Spanish Flare also known as Lenten Rose are a true herald of spring. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.

Helleborus Spanish Flare

Spring Bloomer One of the earliest flowering plants in the garden, Hellebores or Lenten Rose are a true herald of spring. In my garden they flower for weeks in April and May and I just adore them! The flowers of Spanish Flare are exquisite – large 3” diameter, soft yellow with maroon centres – a real beauty. In addition to their great early flower… Read More

+ Echinacea Lakota Fire

Echinacea Lakota Fire

As with all Echinaceas, Lakota Fire is easy to grow.

+ Russian Sage

Russian Sage

Wild and beautiful! Perovskia atriplicifolia or Russian Sage as it is more easily pronounced is a woody, sun loving perennial that flowers late summer, offering sometimes much needed end of season colour. When you are looking at your garden, trying to assess areas that may need new plants, try to imagine how the garden will look by late summer and fall. Is there enough… Read More

+ mallow

Malva Zebrina or Mallow

Plants form an upright, bushy mound with 2” wide soft lavender purple flowers, exotically striped with deep maroon veins.

+ Brunnera Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.

Brunnera or Siberian Bugloss

True blue for spring! Brunnera or Siberian Bugloss is one of my favourite all time perennials. It is fairly uncommon and deserves to be planted a lot more than it is! It is a reliable, easy care perennial and once established will pop up year after year. Low clumps of heart shaped leaves grow to about 12” tall and wide and produce upright, airy… Read More

+ Clusters of star shaped light periwinkle blue flowers are held above the foliage and completely cover the plant for many weeks, from late spring to early summer.

Amsonia Storm Cloud

Unique and exciting new perennial variety Another fabulous introduction from plant breeders Proven Winners, this unusual perennial has a wide, mounding, shrub like habit. Amsonia Storm Cloud emerges from the ground each spring as incredibly dark, near black stems, which grow into olive green leaves with silver veins, somewhat resembling willow foliage. Clusters of star shaped light periwinkle blue flowers are held above the… Read More

+ Nepeta Cat’s Pajamas

Nepeta Cat’s Pajamas

Airy blue and easy too! Catmint is one of my favourite perennials – I just love their mounding and natural yet tidy habit and small colourful, airy blue flowers.


Yellow Peonies

Yes, we have grown the much sought after, famous and very special Yellow Peonies!

+ Bees love Beebalm flowers as do hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators. Photo courtesy Walters Gardens, Inc.

Monarda Purple Rooster or Beebalm

Monarda or Beebalm is an old fashioned perennial that is more commonly seen in gardens in its red form and attracts pollinators.

+ Ligularia Desdemona

Ligularia Desdemona

The beautiful large dark green – purple foliage of Ligularia Desdemona creates a dramatic tropical effect in the garden. Ligularia Desdemona blooms late summer when the garden can use a burst of colour. The yellow Daisy flowers rise above the foliage, blooming late summer and fall, offering excellent colour at a time of year that often needs a colour lift. Ligularia Desdemona is very… Read More