Astrantia “Vanilla Gorilla”
Astrantia “Vanilla Gorilla”
Merryspring Nature Center in Camden will hold its Spring Plant Sale on Friday, May 17, from 3 to 6 p.m., and on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Merryspring members receive a 10-percent discount on all plant purchases; non-members can take advantage of the discount by becoming members during the sale. A diverse assortment of annual and perennial plants will be featured, as well as a variety of vegetable seedlings and petunias and impatiens for gardens and flower pots. Other flowers offered include Echinacea and Buddleia to attract pollinators, Coreopsis and Oenothera, Astrantia, and Brunnera macrophylla. Perennial herbs offered include basil, sage, rosemary, and many more. The sale will also include daylilies from the Maine Daylily Society, hostas and other shade plants from Fernwood Nursery, and dahlias from Endless Summer Flower Farm. Proceeds from the sale help support the upkeep of Merryspring’s public gardens and the continuation of its nature education programs.