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Wildflowers for Spring Bloom Keep your order form handy to fill out as you view photos. Number at bottom right-hand side of page indicates plant number. Wild Leeks Allium tricoccum Smooth flowering stalk matures as the leaves die back and is topped by a ball of creamy-white flowers.

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wildflowers for spring bloom

Wildflowers for Spring Bloom

Keep your order form handy to fill out as you view photos.

Number at bottom right-hand side of page indicates plant number.

wild leeks allium tricoccum
Wild LeeksAllium tricoccum
  • Smooth flowering stalk matures as the leaves die back and is topped by a ball of creamy-white flowers.
  • Edible foliage and bulbs have mild onion taste.
  • Native Americans treated stings with juice from the crushed bulbs.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Moist to average soil, shade to part sun, 6-10” tall.

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willow leaf bluestar amsonia tabernaemontana var salicifolia
Willow-leaf Bluestar Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia
  • A favorite nectar source for many early butterflies, especially Mourning Cloaks.
  • Dainty blue star-shaped flowers appear in spring.
  • Foliage turns a stunning shade of gold in autumn.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Average to dry soil, sun to part shade, 2-3’ tall and wide.

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speckled wood lily clintonia umbellulata
Speckled Wood Lily Clintonia umbellulata
  • Charming, lightly speckled white flowers are followed by black berries on leafless 6" to 16" stems.
  • Flowers from mid spring into late spring.
  • The attractive foliage is extremely broad, lush and glossy.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Damp, peaty, sandy soil, full shade, 24 - 36" tall.

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rock cress draba arabisans
Rock-CressDraba arabisans
  • Tuck this diminutive cliff-dweller into rock pockets or let mounds of dark green rosettes meander as a groundcover.
  • Erect stems bear clouds of tiny white flowers in late spring.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Average to dry soil, sun to part shade, 3-6" tall.

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swamp pink helonias bullata
Swamp PinkHelonias bullata
  • Fragrant 12 - 18" tall wands bloom in showy pink clusters in early spring.
  • Evergreen basal rosettes require evenly moist, saturated soil; not drought tolerant.
  • Federally-endangered wetland species.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Average to dry soil, sun to part shade, 3-6" tall.

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meehan s mint meehania cordata
Meehan's MintMeehania cordata
  • Delicate, trailing stems run across the ground and root along the way.
  • In late spring hundreds of blue flowers open to reveal spotted throats.
  • Wonderful groundcover.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Moist organic soil, shade, 2 - 5" tall.

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virginia bluebells alba mertensia virginiana
Virginia Bluebells‘Alba’Mertensia Virginiana
  • The white form of one of our most common spring ephemerals.
  • As with the blue ones, these slowly spread to form a groundcover, but leaves disappear by midsummer.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Moist to average soil, part shade, 8-16” tall.

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wild pink silene caroliniana var pensylvanica
Wild PinkSilene caroliniana var. pensylvanica
  • A bona fide native of Westchester County.
  • By mid-May, this low spreading plant is covered with medium-sized blossoms in shades of pink.
  • Self-sows readily when happy.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Average soil, sun to part shade, 4 -6” tall.

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woodland poppy stylophorum diphyllum little poppy
Woodland PoppyStylophorum diphyllum 'Little Poppy'
  • Sports bright yellow blooms in April.
  • Should be grown in dappled sunlight.
  • Adapts best to rich loamy soil and moist conditions.
  • Spreading slowly, the rhizomes form attractive colonies.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Moist to average soil, shade,

6 - 10" tall.

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whippoorwill trillium trillium cuneatum
Whippoorwill TrilliumTrillium cuneatum
  • This southeastern native is one of the earliest trilliums to bloom.
  • Magnificent maroon blossoms rest on gorgeous gray and green marbled leaves.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Moist soil, light shade, 6-12” tall.

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spreading globeflower trollius laxus
Spreading Globeflower Trollius laxus
  • Showy buttercups on deeply lobed leaves 3-5" wide are native to our county.
  • This rare plant forms large clumps over time; could be mistaken for a yellow geranium.

Growing Requirements & Size:

Moist soil, part shade, 12" - 18" tall.

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