Specialty

Tommy Crocus 

Blooms: March – April
Height: 4"

Rich amethyst-violet flowers with a paler interior. Squirrel and chipmunk resistant.

Blooms: April 
Height: 4–8"

This selection, with its beautiful blue flowers, is the most familiar in the Chicago area. It readily naturalizes, creating a wonderful blue carpet.
 

Wind Flower 

Blooms: April – May 
Height: 3–4"

Daisy-shaped flowers with lacy foliage.

Grape Hyacinth

Blooms: April – May 
Height: 8"

Blooms that gradually blend from deep cobalt blue at its base to paler blue and then to a white frothy cap. Rodent resistant and naturalizes readily in well-drained soil.  
 

Fumewort 

Blooms: April
Height: 4–5"

Soft pink, tubular flowers with fern-like leaves. This variety is a good naturalizer in moist and shady locations.

Snow Crocus 

Blooms: March – April
Height: 6"

Unique deep-orange flowers with dark veins on outer petals. 

Snow Crocus 

Blooms: March – April
Height: 3–6"

Buttery, soft yellow petals. A floriferous variety that is a good naturalizer.

Winter Aconite 

Blooms: February – March 
Height: 12–15"

Soak tubers overnight and then plant immediately at depth of 4". Will naturalize.
 

 

Dwarf Iris

Blooms: March 
Height: 4–6"

The flower has rich blue standards and a royal-blue fall with white edges; accented with subtle yellow spotting. It is one of the best dwarf irises.

Grape Hyacinth

Blooms: April 
Height: 6–8"

This mix of many shades of blue with white creates a dramatic effect.
 

Dwarf Iris

Blooms: March 
Height: 7"

Purple flags with a contrasting yellow-and-white eye. This variety is taller than most reticulata types with larger flowers. 

Wild Hyacinth

Blooms: May–June
Height: 15"

This variety can tolerate wet areas and blooms during a time when most daffodils and tulips are gone, thus offering a burst of color before the summer perennials come up.