I find this time of year especially captivating because the emergence of Springtime flowers is something I never experienced living in the desert. Deligthful Daffodils were something I had to get from the flower shop in Phoenix, so having them burst into color in my own personal garden here is a treasure!
2 years ago, I planted Spring bulbs in the Fall. I’m really enjoying watching how they multiply each year.
I have a cluster of pretty pink Primroses that add a stunning pop of color in the center of my front landscape. Great curb appeal! I’d love to add more.
Among my favorite in the flower beds this year are Grape Hyacinths. They are tight and bright; standing tall now (in early May)! I’m glad I’ve planted them in various places in the front & backyard gardens.
I’m already thinking of adding some more near the daffodils for a beautiful contrast of color next year!
While I’m still waiting for my tulips to bloom, I’m really enjoying the Bleeding Hearts.
This plant was a volunteer (it sprouted up unexpectedly) last year. It was struggling to rise in a very sunny spot in my flower beds and I had almost mistaken it for a weed. I chose to wait it out to see what it would become and I was delighted when I saw one tiny bleeding heart pod dangling from a stem.
I have seen these beauties around the neighborhood and I had made a mental note that I wanted one in my garden — and there it was!
But, after some research I learned that it needed a little more shade. So, I carefully dug it up and moved it to a more shady spot. It’s really thriving here!
I’m so proud of this dainty little bleeding hearts plant! It’s a wonderfully unique adition to my perennial flower garden.
SO, tell me — What’s blooming in your garden now?
P.S. Check out this post dedicated to my unique Tulips.