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Forget-Me-Not Myosotis scorpioides Planted. True Forget-me-not. Herbaceous perennial. Native of Europe and Asia. Introduced.Thrives in damp shade. Likes peat and compost. An erect plant which ranges in height from 6” to 2’ Flowers: Sky blue, yellow centre flowers 1/4” across. … Continue reading
Creeping Jenny (Moneywort) Lysimachia nummularia. Heritage creeping perennial. Hardy ground cover. Nearly evergreen. Easily divided. 6-12” high. Spreads rapidly by runners, forming a ruffled mat 1” deep. Found it growing in the ditch along our road. Someone must have dumped … Continue reading
Lily of the Valley Convallaria majalis Perennial with slender creeping rhizomes transplanted from mom and dad’s garden in 1989. Mom’s favourite flower. Gives a pale green-yellow dye. Means: return of happiness. Humility.