Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)

Zones: 3 to 9Light: Full sun to part shadeBloom Time: Late springHeight: 4′ to 15′ (depending on the variety)Spread: 4′ to 15′ Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) is an upright deciduous native shrub that is a member of the holly family. In … Read More

Blackbird Spurge (Euphorbia ‘Blackbird’)

Zones: 6 to 9Light: Sun to Part ShadeBloom Time: Height: 1′ to 2′Spread: 1′ to 2′ Blackbird spurge (Euphorbia ‘Blackbird’) is a bushy, dwarf evergreen shrub with colorful foliage that looks good all year round. In the spring, it is … Read More

American Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Zones: 4 to 8Light: Part ShadeBloom Time: Late Fall to Early WinterHeight: 10′ to 20′ tallSpread: 15′ to 20′ wide American Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is a large deciduous shrub with clusters of yellow, citrus-scented petals that appear in the … Read More

English Primrose (Primula Vulgaris)

Zones: 4 to 8Light: Part ShadeBloom Time: Late Winter to Early SpringHeight: 4″ to 6″Spread: 4″ to 9″ English primrose (Primula vulgaris) is a compact, semi-evergreen plant with small pale yellow, scented flowers that appear from late winter to early … Read More

Best New Perennials For 2021

If you’re looking for some new plants, you’ve come to the right place. With lots of colorful flowers, these are all of the new perennials for 2021 that are on my plant shopping list for next year. As many years … Read More


Zones: 3 to 9Light: Sun / Part ShadeBloom Time: Early SpringHeight: 4″ to 6″Spread: 2″ to 3″ Crocus is one of the best known bulbs for late winter or early spring flowers. The blooms are fragrant, available in many different … Read More


Zones: 2 to 10Light: SunBloom Time: Late Spring / Early Summer Height: 14″ to 32″ (depending on variety)Spread: 6″ to 18″ Alliums bloom in late spring or early summer with ball-shaped, fragrant flowers in blue, purple, white or pink. They … Read More

Silver Shamrock (Oxalis adenophylla)

Zones: 4 to 9Light: Full Sun / Part ShadeBloom Time: Mid to Late SpringHeight: 3″ to 6″Spread: 4″ to 6″ With its silver-green clover-shaped leaves and pink flowers, Silver Shamrock (Oxalis adenophylla) makes a statement in the spring garden. It’s … Read More

Guinea Hen Flower (Fritillaria meleagris)

Zones: 4 to 8Light: Full Sun / Part ShadeBloom Time: Mid-springHeight: 10″ to 15″Spread: 3″ to 4″ The Guinea Hen Flower (Fritillaria meleagris) has purple or white flowers with a unique checked pattern. It blooms in mid-spring and is deer- … Read More

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