St. Patrick’s Day Flowers

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Not a Shamrock; but definitely an Oxalis, as are shamrocks.

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Lilac Rosemary

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Bergenia cordifolia, sometimes called ‘Pig Squeak’ for the sound  the leaves make when you pinch them properly.

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Pink Helleborus

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Magnolia Virginiana  “Moon Bay”. Selection of the sweet Bay Magnolia from the East Coast.

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Cyclamen and Fern

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Acer negundo “Kelly’s Gold; Box Elder (tri-leaf Maple.)

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Not flowers, but important for flowers. We worked all day in a garden several feet from 2 large hives, sometimes in clouds of  bees doing young orientation flights. No one was stung, nor was there any green beer.

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