Enjoy this Mother’s Day wildflower bouquet, an inventory of the wildflowers currently in bloom here at Adirondack Lifestyle Headquarters deep in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York.
Regards of the day to all fellow fans of the Adirondack lifestyle!
Red Trillium, Stinking Benjamin, Trillium erectum.
Dutchman’s breeches, Dicentra cucullaria.
It is tough to decide which is more beautiful, the delicate foliage or the butter and sugar hues of Dutchman’s breeches.
Carolina spring beauty, Claytonia caroliniana.
Downy yellow violet, Viola pubescens.
Sweet white violet, Viola macloskeyi.
Great spurred violet, Viola selkirkii.
Bluets, Houstonia caerulea.
Wild strawberry, Fragaria virginiana.
Troutlily, Dog-toothed violet, Erythronium americanum, brick-red anther variant.
Troutlily, Dog-toothed violet, Erythronium americanum, lemon-yellow anther variant. Note the namesake trout-like pattern on the leaves of Troutlilies.
As an extra treat, here are two variants of Johnny Jump Ups I planted last summer that survived winter in the Adirondacks (!) and are already in bloom.