Mertensia – Virginia Cowslip, Perennials Guide to Planting Flowers

Perennial Flower Information Press the Flower Child and see all the photos for this plant. Mertensia – Virginia Cowslip, Smooth Lungwort, Kentucky Blue Bells The Virginian Cowslip is one of the loveliest of the early Spring blooming plants. In rambling through the fields and woods for Violets, large clumps of these flowers can be seen growing at random. Of the […]

Hesperis – Sweet Rocket, Damask Violet, Perennials Guide to Planting Flowers

Perennial Flower Information Press the Flower Child and see all the photos for this plant. Hesperis – Sweet Rocket, Damask Violet Sweet Rocket is one of our most fragrant flowers which grows almost wild, as it has escaped from the gardens. Hesperis matronalis has white, flesh or lavender-colored flowers which grow in large clusters. The plants are about 3 feet […]

Hypericum – St. John’s Wort, Perennials Guide to Planting Flowers

Perennial Flower Information Press the Flower Child and see all the photos for this plant. Hypericum – St. John’s Wort, Aaron’s Beard, Gold Flower Literally speaking, these flowers either seem to be made of gold or to be holding the golden rays of sunlight within their small petaled cups. Real, genuine pleasure is derived by growing this plant. The St. […]

Iris – Flag, Perennials Guide to Planting Flowers

Perennial Flower Information Press the Flower Child and see all the photos for this plant. Iris – Flag It is a peculiarity of an Iris lover that he does not like to have an Iris called a Flag, although most persons call these flowers by that name. With the advent of new varieties the Iris is gaining in popularity from […]