Late winter and early spring in Cherry's Garden

Late winter and early spring in Cherry’s Garden

Cherry Ong usually shares her journeys to different gardens on our GPOD on the Highway characteristic, however at this time we’re in her stunning residence backyard in British Columbia, wanting on the late winter and early spring blooms.

Helleborus argutifolius ‘Silver Lace’ (Zones 6–8) is a hellebore that lacks the intense colours of a number of the hybrids, however greater than makes up for it with sawtooth silver-green foliage.

winter wreath behind arrangements of winter containers in rusty urnsWinter wreaths make a backdrop for saffron (Crocus vernus, Zones 3–8) and greens in Craigslist polls.

dark purple hellebore close-uphellebore Winter Gems ‘Onyx Odyssey’ (Zones 5–9)

close-up of Kingston Cardinal helleboreAll the time spectacular within the spring is my 15 12 months previous son Helleborus × hybridus ‘Kingston Cardinal’, a hellebore by Dan Hinkley.

large plantation of hellebore GoldfinchKingston Cardinal’s hellebore bedmate, additionally 15, is Helleborus × hybridus Goldfinch. This one suffered from botritis a number of years in the past and I did my finest to save lots of him. To me it appears significantly better, however there are nonetheless traces of it. I hope it continues to enhance and I can maintain the plant for all times.

several cut hellebore flowers in a bowlI reduce some hellebore flowers and introduced them to work! One of the simplest ways to brighten everybody’s day is to carry flowers.

white narcissus flower close-upListed below are the primary flowers of Narcissus bulbodicum ‘Spoirot’ (Zones 4–8). Who can resist these flared skirt flowers? I attempted to plant some in pots final 12 months and I am nonetheless ready for the flowers.

close-up of fallen pink helleboreUnsure what the identify of this hellebore in my yard is; might it’s Helleborus × hybridus ‘Apricot blush.’ It is undoubtedly a Marietta O’Byrne hellebore. I like her total winter jewellery assortment and need I had the area to develop all of them!

succulent plant close-upsaxifrage × geum ‘Dentata’ (Zones 6–9) may be very simple to develop. It is unbelievable the way it grew into such an enormous mass from a small pot.

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