Though the calendar is close to flipping the page to April and the season is officially spring, winter’s white stuff remains the key element in Connecticut’s outside landscape. With more snow falling today, it’s time to dream of the “warmer” white that will … yes, will … come with warmer weather.
Inside warmth allows amaryllis blooms to brighten spirits.
This ‘Christmas Gift’ amaryllis bloomed late this year.
Her blossom just passed, but gave a hint of the warm white blooms her hardier cousins promise.
Spring blooming bulbs are trying to fill the void of outdoor blooms – they’re slowly peeking out of the soil and, before long will open into this.
Soon to be followed by tiny white violets dotting the lawn.
Lilacs filling the air with scent.
Siberian iris and little Alpine strawberry flowers.
Bloodroot and Lily of the Valley.
and viburnum branches loaded in flowers.
Lacy white astilbe blossoms will play with big blue hydrangea blooms.
Then shasta daisy and white zinnia will carry warmer whites through the summer months.
What “warmer” white blossoms help warm the inner gardener in you during early spring snows?