This Month – March Blue

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BOTANICAL:¬†Chionodoxa luciliae PRONOUNCED: kye-oh-no-DOKS-uh luh-SIL-ee-ay COMMON: Glory-of-the-snow BLOOM: Late March to mid April HEIGHT: 6″ – 8″ LIGHT: Sun ZONE: 3 – 9 March – Blue or pink flowers with white centers. COMMENTS: Six-pointed, 1-inch upward facing flowers with conspicuous white centers, generally 8 to 10 to a stalk. Easily naturalized by self-seeding and bulb…

Sweet William

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BOTANICAL:Dianthus barbatus PRONOUNCED: dy-AN-thus bar-BAY-tus COMMON: Sweet William BLOOM:¬† Early June to mid-July HEIGHT: 6″ – 2 ft. LIGHT: Sun ZONE: 5 – 8 June – Bicolor. Color combinations range from crimson to pink. Also available in solid white, pink, salmon, purple, red or lavender. COMMENTS: Sweet Williams are well-known cottage garden plants cultivated since…