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Spring is Almost Here: 5 Flowers to Plant Now!

For those of you in Northern climates, don’t fret! Spring is almost here. Yesterday, I noticed snowdrops peering up in the garden. Here are some flowers you can plant right now! These flowers aren’t afraid of a little frost and most are blooming right now, too. Anything you’d add to the list?


  • Hellebores 1 of 5
    Hellebores
    Hellebores are always the first sign of spring! This green variety is lovely and unusual. Plant them now for spring color!
    $15.95 at Burpee
  • Sweet Peas 2 of 5
    Sweet Peas
    Now is the time to plant your sweet pea seeds for summer bloom. You can plant them straight into the garden or into pots for porches and balconies.
    $2.99 at Renee's Garden Seeds
  • Pansies 3 of 5
    Pansies
    Pansies are one of the first annuals of the season. Plant them into containers for the best look. They come in yellow, purples, blues and white. They are easily found at garden centers and groceries this time of year.
    $5.50 (for seeds) at Burpee
  • Primroses 4 of 5
    Primroses
    Primroses offer refreshing color for containers this time of year. They can withstand frost and cold. Pick some up at your local nursery or grocery.
    $15.99 for 3 at Spring Hill Nursery
  • Camellia 5 of 5
    Camellia
    These winter and early spring blooming trees and shrubs are gorgeous and old-fashioned. Camellias are a welcome dash of color for any garden this time of year.
    $71.98 at Amazon

Top photo: Chelsea Fuss. All others from respective sources.

Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland, OR. You can read more of her posts at Frolic!

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