What’s in Bloom: April 1 – 8

In the Garden Hall Courtyard you will find:
Iris reticulata ‘Natascha’ (Dwarf Wild Iris); shows unusual colouration with palest of blue flowers, with green veins and a golden blotch

In the Garden Hall Courtyard:
Galanthus nivalis forma pleniflorus ‘Flore Pleno’ (Snowdrop); this double-flowered form of the common snowdrop spreads easily

In the Garden Hall Courtyard:

Erica carnea ‘March Seedling’ (Spring Heath); one of the hardiest of the heaths, this later flowering carnea has masses of pale heliotrope flowers
In the Waterfall Garden:

Crocus vernus‘Grand Maitre’ (Giant Crocus); this giant crocus, a late-spring flowering Dutch hybrid, reaches 6 inches in height, with dark blue flowers

In the West View Terrace Garden:
Crocus chrysanthus ‘Cream Beauty’ (Crocus); smaller than average, this cultivar was introduced in 1943 from the Netherlands; it bunch flowers with more than one flower coming from a single corm

In the Garden Hall Courtyard Demonstration Garden:

Iris reticulata (Dwarf Wild Iris); blooms late winter early spring in shades of blue and purple

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