Large rose-purple flowers, with very numerous rays which tend to bloom in profusion. Clasping leaves. Rough stem. Leaves smell a bit spicy when crushed. Provides color and contrast to the fall perennial border front. Mass or plant in groups. Also effective naturalized in drifts in meadows or in native or wildflower gardens.
Virginia waterleaf is an upright perennial native to moist and wet woods from Quebec to Manitoba. There are 5 long narrow sepals with feathery edges under the flower head. One plant has 1 or 2 clusters on a stem, and may have multiple stems. Used in shady areas and woodland gardens.
Hepaticas are among the first flowers to bloom in the spring. The flowers close at night time and cloudy days when pollinators are not likely to be flying. They are delicately attractive and have a tendency to blow about on their slender stems in the wind.
Commonly known as Obedient Plant because you can bend the individual flowers in any direction. The pale pink blooms are tubular in shape and flower up the stem. This variety is native to Ontario. Attracts Butterflies and is deer resistant. Flowers can be used for cut flowers. Prefers moist to boggy soils.
Wild bergamot is a drought tolerant prairie perennial that spreads by seeds and rhizomes. It flowers in the summer. The wild bergamot is very similar to bee balm but instead of a deep red coloration it boasts of lavender, pinkish blooms. Provides color and contrast for the herb garden, wild garden, native plant garden, meadow…
A much loved garden addition, Rose of Sharon are often planted to provide fresh flush of late season colour after other trees and shrubs have finished blooming. A classic favourite for landscape focal points. An excellent specimen, foundation, or border plant. Nice for larger patio containers.
That's All Folks!
That's All Folks!