McMullen House Bed & Breakfast has many gardens surrounding it.  Below are a few of the wildflowers that are currently in flower.  Be sure to book a stay at McMullen House Bed & Breakfast in order to see all of the wonderful plants in the gardens.

Picture of Large-flowered Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum) in the McMullen House Gardens
Large-flowered Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

 

Large-flowered trillium (Trillium grandiflorum) is located in the shade garden.  This plant makes a reliable display around the start of May each year.  More information about large-flowered trillium can be found here.

 

 

 

 

Picture of wetland blue violet (Viola cucullata)
Wetland Blue Violet (Viola cucullata)

 

Wetland blue violet (Viola cucullata) is located in the border garden.  These violets display one of the deepest shades of purple in the garden.  More information on wetland blue violet can be found here.

 

 

 

 

Picture of European Ginger (Asarum europaeum)
European Ginger (Asarum europaeum)

 

 

European Ginger (Asarum europaeum) is located in the shade garden.  The ginger flower is on the ground so beetles can fertilize it.  See if you can locate it.

 

 

 

Picture of Lenten Rose (Hellehorus X hybrida)
Lenten Rose (Helleborus X hybrida)

 

 

Lenten Rose (Helleborus X hybrida) bloomed in April and is one of the first flowers in the garden.

 

 

 

Picture of Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris)
Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris)

 

 

Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris) is located in several gardens around McMullen House.  This fern grows well in shaded areas.

 

 

 

Picture of a mass of common blue violet (Viola sororia)
Mass of Common Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

 

Masses of common blue violet (Viola sororia) populate many of the gardens.  The violets support ant colonies in the garden and the ants in turn help spread the violets.  It is one of the more common wildflowers in the area.

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