Osmunda regalis ‘Purpurascens’ purple stemmed royal fern spring growth
Purple stemmed royal fern leafed out w/ fertile fronds
Tellima grandiflora – fringecup in spring
Hostas, Heucheras, Iris, Acorus
Hosta bed with Acorus, Heuchera, ferns
Asplenium trichomanes (maidenhair spleenwort)
Adiantum venustum (Himalayan maidenhair)
Dicentra formosa (Pacific bleeding heart)
Early seedling of red flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum)

The shrub in the top photo is blooming two weeks later than the one below (2012). They were grown from seed, which will produce a more genetically diverse selection of plants. That’s a good thing – it provides adaptability and preserves genes that might confer survival on plants in the event of a pest or disease outbreak, or climate change.

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