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Early Spring Flowering Plants

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March is marching forward and spring is just around the corner! Start bringing color back to your yard and garden with blooming plants now, and add ones that are about to burst with bright spring shades.

Plants in Bloom Now

  • Primrose
  1. A classic cottage flower
  2. Flowers can be various colors of white, pink, purple, red, yellow, orange or green depending on the variety
  3. Easy to grow in containers, beds or borders
  • Snapdragons
  1. An easy to grow cool season annual
  2. Blooms come in beautiful colors of red, pink, yellow, orange or white
  3. Needs sun to partial sun and can grow to 4 feet high and 1 foot wide

Plants About to Bloom

  • Forsythia
  1. A deciduous shrub with rough grey-brown bark
  2. Sunny splashes of bright yellow flowers are produced in early spring before the leaves
  3. Great for beds & borders, privacy, slopes and groundcover
  4. Sun to partial sun that can grow up to 15 feet high and 9 feet wide
  5. Easy to grow
  • Fruit trees
  1. Standouts in the landscape or container gardens
  2. Delicious home grown fruit
  3. Great for borders, containers, hedges and screens
  4. Grow several different varieties from blueberries, raspberries, lime and tomatoes
  5. All grow beautiful flowers
  6. Sun to partial sun
  • Redbuds
  1. Beautiful and sure source of spring color every year
  2. ‘Avondale' is one of the most flowering of all redbuds
  3. Showy dark purple flowers that cover the stems of their small but sturdy branches
  1. Glossy green foliage
  2. A deciduous plant that needs full sun can grow 10-15 feet high and 7-12 feet wide
  • Flowering Cherries
  1. Japanese Flowering Cherries are sweetly fragrant with white flowers in a gracefully arching form
  2. ‘Okame' is always the earliest flowering cherry
  3. It provides a burst of red blooms right after the last hit of winter
  4. Can grow 25-30 feet high
  • Euphorbia
  1. A low maintenance annual
  2. White flowers with variegated leaves
  3. Great for beds, borders and containers
  4. Heat and drought resistance
  5. The different varieties offer various heights, colors and textures to your yard and garden
  6. Sun to partial sun that can grow 3 feet high and 2 feet wide

 

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