Over the years I've tried to grow Shasta daisies; they are fussy, attract slugs, need staking, die out after a couple of years. I love the wild daisies and are hearty. Why ask for more?
One of my new favorites is the Canada Anemone: white, wild, spreading.
This is the second summer for some of my Rhodos and they are doing OK. It's a real experiment to see if they do as well up here as they did back in Royal Oak.
My volunteer, wild yellow swamp iris are coming into their own now; they're as pretty as Japanese irises and just as easy.
I didn't think I'd like the yellow Baptisia; I was wrong. I love it. It's beautiful in bud and in flower. ual
I love the Rugosa roses - virtually care free and loads of lovely smells. They are super hardy, grow on their own roots, don't get black spot; they do, however, have thorns and the flowers last only a few days. Oh, they also produce volunteers from seeds.
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