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Late Winter / Early Spring Blooms, Colors and Berries

Fill your landscape, containers and garden with year round color and interest. Try these favorites to brighten up the dreariest of days. Extend your harvest with cool season edibles. Blooms: winter
SHRUBS / TREES: Camellias, Cherries, Currants, Oregon Grape, ‘PJM’ type Rhododendrons, Sarcoccocca, ‘Spring Dawn’ Viburnum , Star Magnolis, Witch Hazels, Winter Daphne

Perennials: winter
English Daisies (Bellis), Evergreen Clematis Vine, Hellabores, Violas/Pansies

Annuals: winter
BULBS/ EDIBLES: Dusty Miller, Pansies, Primroses. Daffodils, Tulips, Hyacinth, Snowdrops,
to name a few. Spring blooming bulbs are planted in the fall; summer bloomers planted in spring.
Layer like a lasagna in containers and mix with other flowers, accent plants or edibles to make a beautiful year round container.
Cool Season Edibles: Cabbage, Kale, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Swiss Chard, Spinach, Turnips, Beets and Radishes.

BERRIES Crabapple (red), Cotoneaster(red), Hawthorn (red), Japanese Holly (black) Oregon Grape(purple), Sarcoccocca(black)
winter

COLOR / WINTER INTEREST: Blueberries, Coral Bark Maple; Mid-winter Fire Dogwood, Red-twig Dogwood and Yellow-twig Dogwood shrubs; Paper Bark Maple; Nandina (foliage color intensifies), PJM Rhododendron (foliage turns burgundy); Variegated Holly , Conifers for Color (Cryptomerias, many others) winter


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