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Corydalis / Fumewort

Corydalis lutea – (syn. Pseudofumaria lutea) – Golden Corydalis is quite vigorous in our cooler coastal gardens and some might consider it a bit invasive (self-seeds), but it is easily removed when young. It features bright yellow blooms over green … Continue reading

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Perennial Primula III

Primula vulgaris ‘Kennedy Irish Innisfree’ – An Irish Introduction with deep red flowers sharply contrasted by a bright yellow eye. These are borne from March to May over striking bronze-purple foliage. ‘Kennedy Irish Innisfree’ works well in containers and beds … Continue reading

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Lenten Rose IV / Helleborus x hybridus

Helleborus x hybridus ‘Amber Gem’ – This member of the Winter Jewels Series features fully double blooms varying from yellow to pale peach with a picotee of rose-pink. This deer-resistant perennial was bred by Marietta O’Byrne and flowers from late … Continue reading

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Lenten Roses / Helleborus x hybridus (syn. orientalis)

Helleborus x hybridus ‘Swirlin’ Skirts’ – This double-flowered Lenten Rose is a cloned cultivar, so there should be little or no variation. The ruffled double white blooms have a pale green center with fine purple spotting that adds a little … Continue reading

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