This is when the new tips frost the evergreens. This is Juniperus communis ‘Gold Cone’ up close
Here it is again, with several different ground covers picking up the bright chartreuse. Off to the right is some wine colored foliage for contrast.
Speaking of winey foliage…the emerging leaves of this Heuchera are shiny and fresh.
In that same bed, where Heucheras thrive, ‘Marmalade’ adds its peachy tones…
and ferns continue to multiply.
More shiny new leaves, this time Acanthus mollis in the woodland shade.
With the breezes blowing the new growth on the Photinia, it’s like watching flames dancing.
This tulip is a gift from Linda and I can’t tell you its name, but I love the spiraling shape of the leaves.
I like the way these two sedums cozy up to each other, with Hebe ‘Quicksilver’ reaching in to give them a little pat.
Pushing up through the woodland duff, Rodgersia aesculifolia will eventually reach giant proportions as it goes dark green.
At long last, Rodgersia ‘Bronze Peacock’ is starting to put in an appearance and I can quit worrying about it. Not so, I fear, for ‘Night Heron’, which seems to be a goner.
I have a hard time keeping the heathers straight, but I think this one might be