What’s Blooming on April 30, 2013

1 May

The weather has been really depressing lately- cold and blustery, and the night temps hovering just cold enough I don’t dare put stuff out yet, but close enough I want to anyway, lol. Today though, was supposed to be “partly cloudy”, but turned out to be one of those beautiful sunny spring days that are all to rare here in Seattle. Several things that have been waiting in bud finally popped open. So, here is what was blooming today;





Fuchsia triphylla ‘Gartenmeister Bonstedt’

Fuchsia x (Display?)


Tradescantia zebrina

Salvia coccinea (Forest Fire seedling? may be from old Lady in Red too)

Begonia boliviensis ‘Bonfire’



Camelia japonica ‘Kumasaka’

Camelia japonica (stripey pink one)

Allysum (annual white)

Myrrhus odorata

Brassica oleracea

Claytonia sibirica

Montia perfoliata

Fuchsia magellanica ‘molinae’

Barbarea orthocerus

Primula aucalis

Bellis perennis

Vaccinium ovatum

Lunaria annua

Lamiastrus galeobdonicum

Hyacinthus hispanica

Magnolia (dwarf pink tulip type)

Choysia ternata

Ribes sanguineum ‘variegata’

Viola x wittrockii

Draba verna

Chaenorrhinum origanifolia ‘Blue Dream’

Camassia quamash

Camassia leichtlinii

Tulipa (yellow)

Lamium purpureum

Rubus ursinus

Rubus spectabilis

Delphinium nuttallii

Delphinium trollifolium

Geum macrophyllum

Muscari armeniacum

Taraxacum officinale

Cardamine hirsuta

Tellima grandiflora

Vinca minor (variegated)

Grevillea victoriae

Arctostaphylos columbiana

Rhododendron (standard red)

Rhododendron (fortunei? pink fragrants)

Rhododendron (“wild” pink)

Acer circinatum

Acer macrophyllum

Geranium phaeum

Fuchsia m. ‘Whiteknight’s Amethyst’

Laurus nobilis angustifolia

Malus domestica

Crataegus douglasii

Corydalis scouleri

Chaenomeles x speciosa

Oxalis oregana

Sorbus aucuparia

Sambucus racemosa

Iris japonica ‘Ledger’s Variety’

Mahonia nervosa














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