Native Spring Ephemerals

MGNV - Sustainable Landscaping LogoWhile they bloom for only a short time, ephemerals such as Bloodroot, Trout Lily, and Virginia Bluebells can add beauty to the home garden in spring while providing critical support to early-emerging pollinators. Join Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills to learn about fifteen ephemeral species native to our region with details on where to see them, where to buy them, and how to care for them.

Zoom session, recorded January 29, 2021

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Where to purchase native plants

Native-Only Sellers (from Plant NOVA Natives)

Native Spring Ephemerals

Species with links have fact sheets under Tried & True Native Plants for the Mid-Atlantic