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Eranthis hyemalis Cilicica Group blooms slightly later with larger flowers and more deeply dissected foliage often flushed burgundy.
Fritillaria camschatcensis has intriguing nodding, bell-shaped, purple-brown to nearly black flowers.
Stunning Lysichiton americanum or skunk cabbage has large, golden yellow spathes in early spring and large "tropical", 3 foot foliage.
Maianthemum racemosum var. amplexicaule resembles Solomon's seal except the flowers are terminal and foamy followed by beautiful berries.
Maianthemum stellatum 'Blue Dune' is a special form with very attractive bluish green leaves.
'Peachy' is a beavertail cactus (Opuntia basilaris) with glowing deep pink flowers with a peachy glow on powder blue pads.
This dwarf golden form of Opuntia fragilis has small 1/2" pads with golden glochids & spines. Shy to flower.
Opuntia fragilis 'Jason Owens' is a handsome form with muscular, dark green pads and few thorns.
Opuntia fragilis Michigan Tiny Form is a peculiar dwarf form with cylindrical pads an inch long by a 1/4" wide.
'Neon Gold' is a likely hybrid involving Opuntia fragilis with golden spines & pads that emerge bright salmon to coral in spring.
Opuntia fragilis is the most northerly of all cactus species. Just 8 degrees latitude S. of the Arctic Circle in Alberta. Super hardy.
Opuntia fragilis 'Texada Island Form' is a robust form with quite large pads with few thorns.
This form of Opuntia fragilis can blush with purple, especially in winter, contrasting with the orange and white spines.
Opuntia fragilis var. denudata 'Bronze Beauty' is a nearly thornless form with rounded pads with orange glochids.
'San Juan Grey' is a hybrid of Opuntia fragilis & O. erinacea w/ grey-green, flattened pads w/ short black & grey spines.
This red/black spines selection of Opuntia is a beautiful form with red & black spines on 3" long pads.
Opuntia polyacantha 'Citrus Punch' has orange & yellow spines & stunning flowers in apricot orange, copper & plum red.
Petasites frigidus 'Golden Palms' is a dramatic, glowing, golden form of our native coltsfoot.