The Q&A Archives: Flower seeds that will bloom in NYC in May

Question: What are good flower seeds that will blossom in May in NYC?

Answer: Lots and lots of things bloom in May in New York City. Here are a few: Coral honeysuckle, Native columbine, Bleeding heart, Salvia praeclara, irises, azaleas,
Violets, sweet woodruff, periwinkle, lunaria, sweet cicely, ground ivy, jack-in-the-pulpit, lungwort, celandine, forget-me-nots, apple and cherry trees, pasque flower, dwarf comfrey, late tulips and daffodils, pansies, pulmonaria (lungwort), trillium, dwarf columbine, wood hyacinth, primrose, drumstick primrose, muscari (grape hyacinth), icelandic poppy, lilacs, honesty (money plant), Dogwood, lobelia, and variegated Solomon's seal. While not all grow from seeds, bulbs and corms should be available this fall for planting in October. Best wishes with your spring garden!

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