Spring is Here at Knecht’s

Spring has to be the best time of the year when the plants begin to blossom and leaves emerge.

PJM Rhododendron
PJM Rhododendron

The PJM Rhododendrons are in full blossom right now.  Brilliant lavendar pink flowers adorn this popular evergreen shrub.  Mature heights are 4′-6′ and width up to 5′.  Can be planted in full sun to part shade.  Prefers an acidic soil.

Fern Leaf Peony
Fern Leaf Peony

Fern-leaf peony.  Zone 3 hardy.  The fine foliage of this plants sets it apart from the other peony’s.  Reaching a height of only 18″ – it sports double red flowers.  Deer resistant.

Serviceberry
Serviceberry

Serviceberry.   This versatile plant can be in shrub form or tree form.  Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry can grow to a height of 18′ and a Regent Serviceberry shrub reaches only a height of 5′.  Ornamental tree / shrubs with white flowers that bloom in abundance in the spring.  Edible sweet purple/black fruit follows.  The fall color is a brilliant red.  Prefers acidic soil.

Woodland Ferns / Ostrich Fern
Woodland Ferns / Ostrich Fern

Ostrich / Woodland Ferns.  Dark green arching fronds provide a backdrop to a shade garden, companion plants for hosta, or even with a mass of ferns – can be a focal point.  They can be aggressive growers.

Annual flats
Annual flats

We have had many calls this week asking about annual plants, hanging baskets, vegetables and herbs.  Our first shipments came in this week!  Our fern hanging baskets are going fast.  You still need to be a little cautious about the weather.