Sundrops (Oenothera fruticosa)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) Synonym(s): Narrowleaf Evening-primrose, Narrow-leaf Evening-primrose, Sundrops Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Rusty Blackhaw (Viburnum rufidulum)

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family) Synonym(s): Rusty Blackhaw, Southern Blackhaw, Blackhaw, Bluehaw, Downy Viburnum, Southern Nannyberry, Rusty Nannyberry, Nannyberry Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Roughleaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii C. A. Mey)

Cornaceae (Dogwood Family) Synonym(s): Roughleaf Dogwood, Drummond’s Dogwood, Rough-leaf Dogwoodsier, Red-twig Dogwood Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Sunnybells (Schoenolirion croceum)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Yellow Sunnybell, Yellow Sunny-bell Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Mar , AprBloom Notes: Blooms mid-March to mid-April in South and West. Blooms April to Mid-May in North. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Vernal Iris (Iris verna var.smalliana)

Iridaceae (Iris Family) Synonym(s): Dwarf Violet Iris, Vernal Iris, Dwarf Iris Bloom Color: Blue , VioletBloom Notes: Intensely fragrant. Blooms appear in early spring before leaf growth starts. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Bent Trillium (Trillium flexipes)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Nodding Wakerobin, Nodding Trillium, Bent Trillium, Bent Wakerobin Bloom Color: White , PurpleBloom Time: Mar , Apr For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Dwarf Larkspur (Delphinium tricorne)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s): Dwarf Larkspur, Spring Larkspur Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Confederate Violet (Viola sororia forma priceana)

Violaceae (Violet Family) Synonym(s): Confederate Violet Bloom Color: White , BlueBloom Time: Mar , AprNotes: The common name of this violet refers to the resemblance of the color of its flowers to the color of Confederate uniforms during the Civil War (pale greyish blue). For more information about this plant, Click Here. In the commentsContinue reading “Confederate Violet (Viola sororia forma priceana)”

Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Toadshade, Red Trillium, Red Wake-robin, Sessile Trillium, Sessile Wake-robin, Yellow Trillium, Yellow Wake-robin. Bloom Color: Red , Maroon , BrownBloom Time: Mar , Apr Notice the pointed stamens sometimes referred to as a beak. The stamens on Trillium cuneatum are rounded. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Quaker Ladies (Houstonia caerulea)

Rubiaceae (Madder Family) Synonym(s): Azure Bluet, Quaker Ladies, Bluets Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here.