Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon', Woodland Phlox.  Blooms spring in light open shade.  If regularly irrigated it will take more sun and grow fuller.  Easy ground cover.  Shear faded blossoms lightly to tighten up for the rest of the season. 1ft tall.  Hosts 8 species.

Phlox divaricata * Woodland phlox * NC native * Height: to feet * Spread: to feet * Bloom Time: April to May * Part shade to full shade * Water: Medium * Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies * Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil

Mingle bulbs among perennials to help hide the bulbs' foliage as it fades. For example, peonies and perennial geraniums do a great job of covering allium foliage

Designing with Spring Bulbs

Hide Fading Foliage - Mingle bulbs among perennials to help hide the bulbs' foliage as it fades. For example, peonies and perennial geraniums do a great job of covering allium foliage; brunnera is great for hiding daffodil leaves.

Virginia Bluebells, Mertensia virginica - Spring Perennials from American Meadows

Virginia Bluebells

Virginia Bluebell’s gorgeous flowers start out as lovely, pastel pink buds and open up into vivid, true-blue blooms. This native plant increases in size each year with almost no care.

Rose Campion Seeds Purple Flower Garden Plant Self Seed Yard Lychnis 200

Rose Campion Seeds Purple Flower Garden Plant Self Seed Yard Lychnis 200

One of the prettiest flowers in the garden is the Virginia bluebells flowers. To learn more about growing Virginia bluebells flowers in the garden, the tips in this article will help.

Growing Virginia Bluebells Flowers In Your Garden

One of my favorite wildflowers/ Patty Lu gave me one==hot and dry now and hope it survives---it did survive---no bloom yet but next year a i bet it will--dies back and need to mark it

Slender, wiry blades of blue characterize blue fescue plants. The ornamental grass is a tidy evergreen that is very tolerant of a wide range of sites and conditions. Read this article to learn more about it.

Growing Blue Fescue Plants: Planting And Care Of Blue Fescue Grass

TREE RING> Planted Slender, wiry blades of blue characterize blue fescue plants. The ornamental grass is a tidy evergreen that is very tolerant of a wide range of sites and conditions. Read this article to learn more about it.

The contrasting maroon foliage of 'Stormy Seas' heuchera, chartreuse lady's mantle, and 'Bountiful' fringed bleeding heart hides the base of leggy tulip stems. This blend of dusky shades includes 'Beauty Queen', 'Christmas Marvel', 'Purple Prince', 'Pink Impression', 'Cassini', 'Negrita', 'Jan Reus', 'Daydream', and 'Queen of Night'.  Test Garden Tip: To make dark blooms stand out in the garden, provide a light backdrop. Creamy-white viburnum blossoms set off these tulips.

The contrasting maroon foliage of 'Stormy Seas' heuchera, chartreuse lady's mantle, and 'Bountiful' fringed bleeding heart hides the base of leggy tulip stems.

If you're looking for hardy, no-care, "Plant and Forget" spring flowering bulbs, look no further - load up on Muscari. These bulbs are so winter hardy and easy to grow that no garden should be without them.

Grapes Farming Techniques

Hardy, no-care, plant & forget" spring flowering bulbs - Muscari are so winter hardy & easy to grow that no garden should be w/o them.

Growing Snowflake Leucojum: Learn About Spring & Summer Snowflake Bulbs (Teehee! Tinkerbell flowers!)

Snowflake Plant Care – How To Grow Snowflake Bulbs

Growing Snowflake Leucojum: Learn About Spring & Summer Snowflake Bulbs (Teehee! Tinkerbell flowers!)

Tired of mowing that lawn? Why not replace expensive, high-maintenance sod with an easy-care, environmentally-friendly groundcover?

Replace Your Lawn With These Groundcovers

Tired of mowing that lawn? Why not replace expensive, high-maintenance sod with an easy-care, environmentally-friendly groundcover?

De La Mina Verbena, Verbena Lilacina "De La Mina" Perennial, evergreen. Likes full sun. Fast growing to 3' tall and wide. Attracts butterflies, is waterwise. Purple flowers spring through fall.

De La Mina Verbena provides months of fragrant purple flowers—nearly year-round in mild climates. A butterfly-friendly, drought tolerant native, ideal for borders, natural gardens and meadows. Beautiful in mixed containers.

Star of Bethlehem a Widely Despised Spring Bulb Plant: http://landscaping.about.com/b/2013/02/12/ornithogalum-montanum.htm

The Magic of Spring Flowering Bulbs

Star of Bethlehem a Widely Despised Spring Bulb Plant: Star-of-Bethlehem is a reliable spring bulb plant in some regions, an invasive weed in others.

Wild Blue Phlox | Phlox divaricata | Part shade, shade, deciduous shade | Normal to moist, clay, sand, loam | Blooms Apr-Jun | A small spreading perennial with showy violet flowers in spring, it is somewhat similar to Periwinkle, although without being agressive. A great native substitute to periwinkle which is has become a problem plant in natural woodland habitats. | This plant prefers deciduous woods, moist and normal soils.

How to plant, grow, and care for phlox from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

Get detailed growing information on this plant and hundreds more in BHG's Plant Encyclopedia.

Foamflower is a plant for all seasons. In spring, the charming flowers light up even places under pines in dry shade. Its evergreen lobed le.

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