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
As with all Echinaceas, Lakota Fire is easy to grow.
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
Plants form an upright, bushy mound with 2” wide soft lavender purple flowers, exotically striped with deep maroon veins.
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
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
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.
Yes, we have grown the much sought after, famous and very special Yellow Peonies!
Monarda or Beebalm is an old fashioned perennial that is more commonly seen in gardens in its red form and attracts pollinators.
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