Pinxter-flower, Rhododendron periclymenoides (nudiflorum), Wild Azalea
Nature: The Pinxter-flower, Rhododendron periclymenoides (nudiflorum), is a wild azalea native to the eastern U.S. from South Carolina northward.
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Plant Profile for Viola sororia ‘Freckles’ - Woolly Violet Perennial
An unusual selection of a violet native to Eastern North America. Plants form a mound of large heart-shaped leaves, bearing loads of large pearly-white flowers in spring, each heavily spotted and freckled with deep...
Hepatica nobilis | Hepatica: Gardening
While blustery spring winds blow, hardy, beautiful Hepatica perseveres! This lovely little plant can create a sea of early color no matter what weather Mother Nature throws its way – which is why it’s our author’s favorite early spring bloomer!
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is important perennial medicinal herb and native to North America, where the dried, powdered root was used by the Plains Indians as an antibiotic to cure rabies, snakebite and septicaemia. Purple Coneflower has traditionally been used to treat or prevent colds,