First Blooms of Spring

Perennial bloom succession

by Amy Adams
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First Blooms of Spring 3 plants

Perennial bloom succession, the first flowers of spring!

First Blooms of Spring 3 plants (2)

If you’ve read some of my other articles on flowers and gardening, you’ll know how much I truly enjoy this activity. It connects me with nature in the city. I love living in the city for so many reasons but don’t think we should never be without greenery. Unfortunately, not all cities were built with green space in mind and sometimes greed and land grabbing hurts the community. Let’s not focus on the negative, let’s create beauty and solutions, nurturing and cherishing our own spaces. Taking our own actions. No need to wait for a bureaucrat to do it for us. Let’s care and nurture plants in the city.

Originally I published an article on bloom succession that covers all seasons so people can plan for endless blooms. I wanted to get a little more detailed and create a series that is more visually oriented based on the original article in case you are learning about gardening and/or just want a handy reference guide where you can see what the flower looks like, or one of the varieties. So we begin with the early blooms of spring and next in the series will be mid-spring and late spring blooms followed by an article on summer blooms and ending with the fall.

First Blooms of Spring

1. Primrose (Primula sp.)
2. Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)
3. Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis, Dicentra eximia)
4. Columbine (Aquilegia sp.)
5. Moss Pink (Phlox subulata)
6. Basket-of-Gold (Alyssum or Aurinia saxatile)

Primula Primrose
Candytuft - Iberis - - first blooms of spring
Bleeding Heart Dicenta - - first blooms of spring
Columbine - first blooms of spring
Phlox - first blooms of spring
Alyssum - first blooms of spring
Photo Credits for the First Blooms of Spring Images

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Learn More:

First Blooms of Spring(you are here)
Mid-Spring to Late Spring Blooms
Early to Mid Summer Blooms
Bloom Succession List
Planning Your Garden
Build a raised garden bed
Garden Focal Points, Make a Fountain

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Amy Adams is the editor of Conscious Life Space a lifestyle blog that focuses on living life consciously. Amy is an entrepreneur, publisher and creative. She hosts Conscious Life Space’s Conversations, a talk show distributed as a podcast. She is also a fine artist, periodic code warrior, supreme lover of dogs, epic gardener, and sometime self-proclaimed yoga goddess.

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