Martha Washington Geraniums

These show-stoppers are a firm favorite and we just got a bunch more in stock! Martha Washington geraniums (Pelargonium x domesticum) do best during the cooler early-spring, preferring warm days and cool nights.  Their ruffled, velvet-like petals and vibrant colors make them great additions to borders, beds, or as gifts for seasonal holidays such as…

Lovely Lavender

Lavender is a classic favorite with its delicate purple flowers and relaxing scent.  We’ve got some gorgeous varieties available at D Avenue Nursery but one of our favorites has to be French lace, or fern leaf, lavender (Lavandula multifida). This variety is highly aromatic and reblooms yearly making it a great low-maintenance choice for bringing a…

Colorful Corydalis

If you’re looking for a vibrant show-stopper to add to your garden, look no further.  The stunning corydalis has incredibly vibrant blue flowers and it loves cooler summer climates so does particularly well here in the Pacific Northwest. Corydalis is a rhizomatous plant, meaning it spreads via vine-like rhizomes under the soil.  It flowers from…

Best Bloomers for Mid-Spring

Don’t you just love that spring brings continuous waves of color as we progress through the season and different bloom times?  Well we do, and we’ve picked a few of our favorite mid-spring flowers below! 1. Lily of the Valley.  The delicate white bells of this flower give off the most heavenly perfume, and as…

Welcoming April With Annuals

We’re awash with color at D Avenue Nursery this week, and can’t wait to share it all with you! We just got a big shipment of annuals in so make sure you head down here to check out the selection as soon as possible!  Favorites such as geraniums and petunias are popping with color already so grab…

What’s The Deal With Rhodies?

Rhododendrons (often called “rhodies”) are a classic Pacific northwest shrub, well known for their exuberant blooms and for being the floral emblem of Washington state.  But what exactly are they and how can you make the most of them in your garden? The genus Rhododendron is part of the Ericaceae family (which also includes azaleas, blueberries, cranberries,…