March 25, 2011

March 25th, 2011 by Michael

In front of the southeast corner of Holmes House are many Common Snowdrops {Galanthus nivalis} opening as the snow melts.  They have white nodding flowers above slender green foliage.  This planting has increased its numbers in this bed and continues to spread each year.  In front of Prospect Hall are two more species of Crocus: Scotch Crocus {C.biflorus} with purple flowers and Jeanne d’Arc Crocus {C. Jeanne d’Arc} with white flowers in large groups that also have increased in numbers as the years pass.

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