Friday, April 9th, 2010...9:30 am

Carolyn’s Shade Gardens Hosts 5th Annual “Bulb and Wildflower Day” – April 10

Italian Arum – 20070804-vs-7131 by Made in Madeira

Carolyn of Carolyn’s Shade Gardens says that her unusual bulbs and wildflowers seem to peak between her first two open houses, so she is scheduling her fifth annual “bulb and wildflower day”. Anyone who is interested in purchasing the plants listed below is invited to stop by without an appointment on Saturday, April 10, from 9 to 3 pm, rain or shine (checks and cash only).

If you can’t come Saturday, feel free to schedule an appointment at to stop by during the preceding week (daylight hours April 5 through 9) or Sunday, April 11.

Parking: Please park on the right side of Robinhood Road, avoiding turning around in or blocking the neighbors’ driveways or mailboxes. Directions are attached.

Arum italicum ‘Pictum’/Italian Arum

Arum italicum ‘Tiny Tot’/Miniature Italian Arum

Asarum canadense/Wild-ginger (native)

Asarum splendens/Chinese Wild-ginger

Camassia ‘Coerulea’/Blue Camassia (native to U.S.)

Camassia ‘Semiplena’/Double White Camassia (native to U.S.)

Chionodoxa forbesii/Glory-of-the-Snow

Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Pink Giant’/Pink Glory-of-the-Snow

Corydalis solida ‘Beth Evans’/Corydalis

Corydalis solida ‘George P. Baker’/Corydalis (rare)

Cyclamen hederifolium/Fall-blooming Hardy Cyclamen

Erythronium ‘Pagoda’/Dog-tooth Violet (native to U.S.)

Fritillaria meleagris/Checkered-lily

Galanthus ‘Atkinsii’/Snowdrop

Galanthus elwesii/Giant Snowdrop

Galanthus ‘Magnet’/Snowdrop

Galanthus nivalis/Common Snowdrop

Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’/Double-flowered Snowdrop

Galanthus ‘Potter’s Prelude’/Fall-blooming Snowdrop

Galanthus ‘S. Arnott’/Snowdrop

Galanthus woronowii/Species Snowdrop

Hepatica acutiloba/Sharp-lobed Hepatica (native)

Hepatica americana/Round-lobed Hepatica (native)

Jeffersonia diphylla/Twinleaf (native)

Mertensia virginica/Virginia Bluebells (native)

Muscari armeniacum/Grape-hyacinth

Muscari latifolium/Grape-hyacinth

Muscari ‘Mt. Hood’/Snow-capped Grape-hyacinth

Puschkinia scilloides/Striped-squill

Sanguinaria canadensis ‘Multiplex’/Double-flowered Bloodroot (native)

Scilla campanulata ‘Excelsior’/Spanish Bluebells

Scilla campanulata ‘Queen of Pinks’/Pink Spanish Bluebells

Scilla campanulata ‘White City’/White Spanish Bluebells

Scilla mischtschenkoana/Tubergen Squill

Scilla siberica/Siberian Squill

Scilla siberica ‘Alba’/White Siberian Squill

Trillium grandiflorum/Large-flowered Trillium (native)

Trillium luteum/Yellow Trillium (native)

Trillium recurvatum/Bloody Noses (native)

Also available: incredibly beautiful selection of hellebores if you couldn’t make it to the March open house and many other native plants.

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  • Hi GardenLady – Just stopped by to see your site. Thanks for sharing. Nice work and always of interest to me. oxoxox Jen

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