Summer in April?

This beginning of April is unusually warm for the season and a number of plants are flowering earlier than usual in Papi Joe’s garden. The table below lists some examples of the dates of flowering beginning for the two years.




Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’4 may1st april
Andromeda polifolia ‘Blue Lagoon’mid Aprilmid March
Choisya ternatalate Aprilmid April
Clematis ‘Early Sensation’1st May8 April
Daphne x transatlantica ‘Eternal Fragrance’mid Aprilmid March
Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’early Aprilmid March
Malus Perpetu ‘Evereste’14 April29 March
Rhododendron x ‘Pink Pearl’7 May9 April
Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Lanarth’1st May9 April
Wisteria sinensislate Aprilearly April