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Posts tagged May

March 24, 2016

 

Green Wave Parrot Tulip.

Late Tulips

Let's look at some different kinds of late-blooming tulips.

April 3, 2014

 

Close up of a bloodroot flower, (Sanguinaria canadensis).

Bloodroot

This dear wildflower is a national treasure and scarce in the wild, so always get plants from a friend’s home garden...if you are fortunate enough to do so.

May 10, 2012

 

White dogwood tree in bloom.

White In May

White blooms combine so well with other flowers and help make their companions pop!

May 20, 2010

 

Listening to the Iris

In the Midwest, May is the month when our bearded iris bloom, and they are often combined in beds with the multi-petaled peony, another May-flowering perennial.

March 26, 2009

 

Flower Power

While bulbs provide a lot of flower power in Spring, it is best to accompany them with herbaceous perennials that will outlast bulb foliage.

May 15, 2006

 

Peony

Learn all about the Peony, Indiana's state flower, on this Focus on Flowers.

May 4, 2006

 

Sweet Woodruff: May Wine

Find out what made May Day the best festival of the year during the Middle Ages.

April 13, 2006

 

Vinca Minor

The Vinca minor, also known as common periwinkle, is best known for being an easy ground cover with periwinkle blue flowers in spring.

April 7, 2006

 

Epimedium

We all need allies in the battle against weeds. Luckily, the woodland plant Epimedium helps fight off weeds in the early spring.

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