It was great to finally see Trillium viridescens in the wild, although due to the cold spring, only a couple of plants were beginning to flower. These also grew in floodplains, where they were unfortunately being devastated by the excessive … Continue reading
Another plant that really threw us for a loop were the populations of dwarf Trillium sessile. These plants all topped out between 2″ and 3″ tall…totally unlike any of the other Trillium sessile that we’ve ever seen. Very cute!
Here’s a fun combination from the gardens yesterday…Trillium maculatum and Vinca ‘Illumination’. It’s a love it or hate it combination, but you sure can’t miss it.
So, how do your evergreen perennials including hellebores look after the early winter blast? Most likely, they look a bit rough if your ground froze like it did here at the garden. Most likely, they’ll be fine once they thaw … Continue reading
We hope you’re making plans to attend the upcoming Horticultural Bright Lights Symposium in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the JC Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, NC. The dates are Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24, 2016…830am – 330pm each … Continue reading
It’s finally here…the time we share the gardens and open the nursery to the public. Starting tomorrow (Friday) morning, we welcome visitors to stroll the gardens and shop till you drop for cool perennials. Click here for times and directions. … Continue reading
Greetings from Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Garden. We hope you’ve received your 2016 Plant Delights Nursery catalog. If you’re an active customer and haven’t seen yours, drop us an email and we’ll send a catalog. If you’re … Continue reading
Greetings PDNers! Nursery Update—Made it through Winter It’s been quite a late winter at Juniper Level/Plant Delights, with the latest-occurring single digit temperature we’ve seen since our records began in the 1970s. Plants like hellebores in bloom when the cold … Continue reading
Dear PDN’ers! Greetings and Happy Spring! The Perfect Storm As we mentioned in an earlier email, we experienced the perfect storm of events which impacted our order processing and shipping operations this spring. The combination of delayed ordering due to … Continue reading
Dear PDN’ers Thanks to everyone who took the time to visit during our recent Spring Open House. In contrast to our Winter Open House, the weather was excellent and the threat of rain never materialized. We were delighted to meet … Continue reading