Plants for Spring Color

Are we seeing plants bloom in March?!!!

 You better believe it.  For the first time in my memory there are actual flowers in March.  If this gets you excited about spring I thought I could offer some ideas for Spring color in the landscape.

                 Crocus

      Crocus bloom shortly after the snow melts and offer early spring color

 

      Butter and Sugar Iris                   

     Iris are available in an abundance of colors  and bloom in mid-spring

 

          Adams Crabapple

    
Crabapple are a great ornamental tree option.  They too flower in spring and have fruit   

                                            that persists through the summer and into winter.

          Jane Magnolia

     Magnolias are one of the first large shrubs to flower in the spring offering large

                                            spectacular blooms in many colors.

 

These are just a few plants that can help brighten up your landscape early in the year.

5 comments (Add your own)

1. Chumed wrote:
aloha joene,you have alot of beautiful blmoos coming from your garden today and it looks like alot of sweet smelling blmoos also...thanks for sharing....i love the intense blue of your iris...your photography is beautiful

Fri, May 25, 2012 @ 8:20 PM

2. sniperprince wrote:
Ours is melting a bit at a time and I just saw my first robin. Good news! My fear is that we will have to have your storm too berofe this winter finishes.

Sun, May 27, 2012 @ 7:27 PM

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4. Jovin wrote:
Every time I see a plant with a word Siberica in its name, I feel myself a bit aesamhd. Why don't I have that plant? I am from Siberia, too, I must have it! Well, to be exact, we don't call my part of Russia Siberia, we call it Russian Far East, but for Americans it's all Siberia. Anyway, I think I'll get it for my garden this year. Thanks for such a beautiful image!

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