What's Looking Good in April 2022

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  1. Melody Mc.

    Melody Mc. In Flower

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    A carpet of these little beauties emerged from the leaves. They are my favourite spring flower I think. I know them as Snowdrops, and Mountain Blue Bells, but honestly I'm not sure if that is accurate.



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  2. Zigs

    Zigs In Flower

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    Lovely @Melody Mc. :) I think they might be Striped Squills :)
     
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    It looks like Scilla, Mel.
    Lovely things, those.

    My looking good thing is a new narcis that I planted in December:
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    Also a hopeful pollinator on the blossoming apple:
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    April from around the house

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  5. Sjoerd

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    I really liked this posting, DM. So much to see. Foto’s 1 and 7 were my favs. Esp. Number seven. What good composition.
     
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    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    I think they might be Puschkinia? I have no idea what they're called in English.

    Lovely display of blooms you've all got around you. I feel a bit left out since the earliest blooms were ruined by the snow and frost we had and the later ones are holding back because of the low temps. The Erythronium are braving it, though. This is Erythronium dens-canis "Moerheimii", Erythronium sibiricum, and E. sibiricum ssp. altaicum. The "Moerheimii" has extra petals and I love the ruffled look: 20220427_202254.jpg
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    I love ‘em, Droopy. Love ‘em, love ‘em, love ‘em.

    Loggie, that is so nice to see.
     
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    Shawchert In Flower

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    The only pretty thing I've got right now is this
    My Japanese ... ugh can't remember then nbame, but I am loving how it starts out red and just turns green!!!

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    Shawchert, could that be Japanese Andromeda (Pieris Japonica)? Whatever it is, it's lovely!
     
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  11. Zigs

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    Found this today :)

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    Edit - Lamium maculatum, spotted or variegated dead nettle.
     
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    marlingardener Mighty Oak

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    Our old (antique) roses are blooming--Marie Pavie. Marie Pavie.jpg
    And the amaryllis that we did not plant but appeared a couple of years after we moved here ( nonconpacted soil, and a bit of mulch?).
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    Both Sjoerd and Zigs are right, and the Scilla is a synonym of Squill. This plant belongs to the asparagus family. They are beautiful little plants.
     
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    Shawchert In Flower

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    I had to look it up it is a Japanese spiraea!! I have to keep looking it up to say the name lol
     
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    There are a few varieties of Spiraea japonica, and I think that one might be ''goldflame'' there's one variety we used to propagate at work called ''goldmound'' which is all yellow in the leaf and not so pretty. I believe several others have more recently been bred. The two older varieties were rather prone to mildew as I remember, so watch out for that. I grow them here, and am quite fond of them. I believe the newer varieties are more resistant to the mildew problem - let's hope you have one of those :)
     
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