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Narcissus Gallery

Daffodils and other flowers in the genus narcissus are the classic harbingers of spring. They grow well in the Catskills; they are hardy and deer-resistant as well.
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Primrose Gallery

Primroses are versatile, some are suited to damp shade, others do best in the rock garden, and others love pond-side and stream-side in full sun.
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This skunk cabbage from the Pacific northwest is perfect for shady, damp situations, like our local yellow flowered species.
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Japanese coltsfoot (Petasites) is best used in a natural setting on a large scale as it is very robust and can get out of control.
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Foamflower (Tiarella) is a shade lover native to the eastern US.
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Glory-in-the-Snow (Chionodoxa) will spread by seed if left undisturbed.
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Pussy willow glories in sunny wet situations.
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Dwarf bearded iris bloom much earlier than the standard German bearded iris.
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Bleeding hearts and narcissus contrast with the early spring foliage.

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