Ekrika Shank of Amagansett, New York, sent these images of some of her favorite early spring bloomers. For most gardeners in North America, these little treasures are either blooming already or will be soon! The perfect way to end winter and celebrate the arrival of spring!
The common stinking hellebore (Helleborus foetidus, Zones 5 – 8) isn’t very appealing, but this plant doesn’t smell bad unless you crush the leaves, and the elegant green flowers edged in red are a sophisticated take on the sometimes garish colors of spring.
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