What’s Blooming- April 22nds, 2013

24 Apr

We’ve gone from a week of cold blustery rainy icky weather, to beautiful sunny days and cold nights… almost more like late winter its so cold, down into the upper 30s a couple of nights, but nie 50-60 degree weather by mid afternoon. I am so ready to start shovelling plants out the door, but the night temps are just too damn cold for that.

Anyway, here is what’s bloooming now;



Begonia boliviensis

Salvia coccinea (Forest Fire? maybe Lady in Red….)


Fuchsia x (Display)

Fucshia tryphylla ‘Gartenmeister Bonstedt’

(Christmas cactus)



Camelia japonica ‘Kumasaka’

Camelia japonica (pink striped flowered one)

Camelia japonica (neighbors early light pink)

Ribes sanguineum ‘Pokey’s Pink’

Ribes sanguineum ‘Strybing Pink’

Claytonia sibirica

Fuchsia magelania ‘Molinae’

Primula acaulis

Viola labradorica

Lamiastrum galeobdolen

Clematis montana ‘Rubens’

Cardamine hirsuta

Lunaria annua

Vaccinium ovatum

Mahonia aquifolium

Osmanthus delavayi
Narcissus ‘Mt Hood’

Narcissus ‘Grand de Soleil’ (basically done, deadheaded now)

Narcissus (Holland Sensation)

Taraxacum officinale

Cerastium tomentosum

Muscari armeniacum

Camassia leichtlinii

Tulipa (yellow and two purple ones)

(Salvia coccinea ‘Snow Nymph’ still in six packs, recently purchased)

Lamium purpureum

Spriaea vanhoutei (basically done)

Hyacinthus hispanicus

Barbarea orthocerus

Vinca minor variegata

Tellima grandiflora

Arctostaphylos columbiana

Grevilla victoriae

Trillium ovatum

Trillium albiflorum

Mahonia nervosa

Geranium phaeum

Ribes sanguineum ‘Appleblossom’

Rhody (fragrant pink)

Rhody (“wild” type)

Rubus spectabilis

Fuchsia Whiteknight’s Amythest’

Chaenomeles x

Corydalis scouleri

Corydalis (flexuosa/)

Oxalis oregana

Prunus avium

Hyacinthus hispanicus alba

Sambucus raemosa

Acer macrophyllum

Acer circinatum

Helleborus orientalis/niger (done, most cut back except for a few with seed pods)

Carex inops

Myrhhus odoratus

Rubus ursinus

Iris japonica ‘Ledger’s Variety

Symphitum ‘Bressingham Blue’

Draba verna

Allysum (common annual left from last year)

Not bad for mid spring, if I do say so myself 😀


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