Bleeding Hearts for the Garden

Bleeding Hearts for the Garden

One of my all-time favorite perennials for the garden are bleeding hearts (Dicentra species). Bleeding hearts are a long lived, old-fashioned flower that blooms in spring. The foliage of most varieties collects nutrients for the next season, then fades and dies back in the heat of summer. Dicentra is a native perennial, found in the […]

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Spring Bloom

Spring Bloom

Mid-Spring brings forth an eruption of color on all sides, from trees, shrubs, and perennials! Everywhere you turn there is a cacophony of color to enrich your life. Many of the best blooming plants in early to mid-spring are ephemerals and understory plants. Spring ephemerals are plants that bloom early, set seed, and die down […]

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