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More Native Ephemerals

Learn about native spring ephemerals that bloom in April and May. Continue reading

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Spring Ephemerals in the Shade, Part 2

By Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Originally posted April 2012 Continued from Ephemerals in the Shade Garden – Part 1, featuring bulbs, corms and trilliums. Although Bon Air Park’s Shade Garden is home to spring flowers in a variety of … Continue reading

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Spring Ephemerals in the Shade, Part 1

If you have planted daffodils or crocuses, then you have grown ephemerals. Bulbs and corms produce a succession of colorful blooms from January to May. Once they complete their display, they retreat and rest underground until the next spring. . . . In the United States, though, the term “spring ephemerals” usually refers to native North American wildflowers whose natural habitat is a deciduous forest. Continue reading

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