Some speedwells are low growing but most are upright with flower spires of blues, violets, pinks and whites.
Japanese Tree Lilac is a useful, adaptable ornamental tree.
Carolina Silverbells used to be hard to find and were rarely seen in home gardens, but now I'm determined to find one!
This tree has multi-seasonal interest with attractive branching and lovely pink blooms in the spring.
This star magnolia is certainly a spring “star” but fades into the adjacent greenery a bit once her precocious flowers fade away.
Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.
Lovely pink or white spikes of bloom and handsome foliage (that is unappetizing to deer) more than compensate for the initial anxiety this plant creates.
The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.
Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.