Planting Wild Flowers
By Tammy Sons
Sunday, February 20
WIld Flowers also known as perennial plants are becoming a favorite in upscale landscapes. Due to their rare colors and shapes it makes them sought after. Wild Flowers and woody perennials both are mostly shade loving plants. Bare Root wild flowers are cheap,easy to ship and are super hardy when your garden is prepared when you receive them.
Most favorite in the wild flower family is the Trillium.Trillium comes in a variety of colors,shapes and sizes.There is toad trillium,yellow trillium,white trillium,great white trillium,pink trillium,red trillium and purple.They are the most sought after species in Canada.
Another garden favorite in the wild flower family is the Blood Root.It has a very delicate snowy white bloom and its root is used for medicine.Alot of herbaceous medical clinics boil blood root and then use the tea from it to cure gingivitis and fungus infections on the skin.The FDA strongly discourages it's use.But the Native Indians used it for facial paint.The root bleeds a red blood like substance.It was used as face paint.