List of sequence of blooms and for how long- Part 1
I was reading a book and the author included a helpful list of what
worked in her garden and how long it bloomed. I used that as a
reference in my plant choices. This year I decided to keep a record
or my own garden and share it.
I will be sending this info in several different posts as time
If you'd like to keep track of this in your garden and share it
might give me some ideas of other things to try.
ok here goes...I'm going to be doing this is small parts during
breaks at work.
You might want to do a cut and paste of them if you want
Starting with the first things to bloom and going to the last one.
for my zone 5a garden. (A) = annual P = perennial B = biennial
BRUNIFOLIA - draba, (P) groundcover, 1-2" tall, bloooms yellow-
mar16-approx 3 weeks. full sun, slow grower
SCILLA SIBERICA - siberian squill, bulb, 2" tall, blooms blue-
April 1 for 1-2 weeks, can be sown in lawn and mowed later. full sun
IRIS RETICULATA - dwarf, (P) 3-5" purple blooms, April 12 for 3
weeks . full sun
'VON SION" heirloom daffoldil-, bulb 10" yellow April 13- for 10
days. full sun
RED BUD TREE, 4 ft tall now, pink april 13 for 23 days .full sun
CROCUS bulb yellow 2 " tall. a few days full sun
FORGET ME NOT- 5" tall, (P)? true blue, April 13- and still blooming
on July 1! Part sun
ALYSSUM SAXATILE COMPACTUM - BASKET OF GOLD, yellow, 12" tall, (P)!!
blooms second year from seed. April 16 for 35 days. full sun
GRAPE HYACINTH - bulb, blue, 4" tall, full sun or part sun, nasty
grassy foliage. April 16 for 25 days
DWARF IRIS- unnamed purple and white - 10 " tall, April 20 for 30
days full sun
CAMASSIA- bulb with lovely purple flowers - 18" sun- april 23 for
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