Adirondack Wildflower Mother’s Day Bouquet

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!

Adirondack Red Trillium 2016

Red Trillium, Stinking Benjamin, Trillium erectum.

Adirondack Dutchmans Britches 2016

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.

Adirondack Dutchmans Breeches vertical 2016

Eastern spring beauty, Claytonia virginica.

Carolina spring beauty, Claytonia caroliniana.

.Adirondack Yellow Violet 2016

Downy yellow violet, Viola pubescens.

Adirondack White Violet 2016

Sweet white violet, Viola macloskeyi.

Adirondack Purple Violet 2016

Great spurred violet, Viola selkirkii.

Adirondack Azure Bluets 2016

Bluets, Houstonia caerulea.

Adirondack Wild Strawberry 2016

Wild strawberry, Fragaria virginiana.

Adirondack Trout Lily Brick Red 2016

Troutlily, Dog-toothed violet, Erythronium americanum, brick-red anther variant.

Adirondack Trout Lily Yellow 2016

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.

Adirondack Johnny Jump Ups Spring 2016

Adirondack Johnny Jump Ups Maroon Spring 2016

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