Bluebells, or Mertensia virginica, bloom in March and April for a small time period, according to the Missouri Botanical Garden. They are hardy in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 8.Continue Reading
Bluebells have showy blue flowers that are trumpet-shaped and about 1 inch long. They prefer partial to fully-shaded conditions and have medium water needs. They are a clump-forming perennial that have blue-green leaves and pink flower buds that turn blue as they age.
A Bluebells plant generally requires low maintenance and experiences relatively few pest problems. They grow to approximately 2 feet and have a spread of less than 1.5 feet wide.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
A Judd viburnum is a deciduous shrub with snowball-like blooms and green leaves, according to the Missouri Botanical Garden. It is hardy in USDA Hardiness zones 4 to 8.Full Answer >
Mullein flowers bloom on the mullein herb. The yellow flowers are used in oil infusions to treat earaches as long as the eardrum is not compromised. The flowers also can be mixed with water to clean minor scrapes, and a tea made from steeped flowers often soothes irritated sinuses.Full Answer >
Improper pruning is a common cause of a climbing rose bush's failure to bloom. Overpruning stifles the growth of buds, which is why there are no flowers.Full Answer >
An interesting type of azalea is the recently developed Encore series, created by crossing spring and summer blooming azaleas to produce a selection of hybrids that bloom throughout three seasons. Outstanding varieties are Autumn Debutante, with pale pink single blooms, and Autumn Sweetheart, featuring pale two-toned pinkish-lavender double blooms. Encore dwarf varieties grow to 3 feet in height and include Autumn Sunset with semi-double red blooms and Autumn Sunburst with semi-double ruffled coral pink blooms edged in white.Full Answer >