First row: Spirea*, Astilbe, Silvia#, Arugula%, Black-Eyed Susan^
Second row: Buttercup^, Flax^
* This cultivar was developed especially for the Morton Arboretum.
# We had forgotten what this was. In the process of looking it up this morning, we found that it is a “psychoactive herb”. That would explain the crazy bunnies.
% Who knew lettuce could be beautiful?
^ A few years ago, the girls and I gave my wife wildflower seeds for Mother’s Day. The “Mother’s Day Garden” is now beginning its blooming season.