• Lavender 'Platinum Blonde' - the new growth on this cultivatar is variegated.  As it matures through the growing season it loses its variegation. 
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  • Chive buds - the suspense is killing me.  This will be spectacular when it blooms.  Chives are members of the allium family and related to the ornamental alliums  prized for their beautiful flowers.
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  • Violets popping up in the grass is a sure sign that spring is here.  Wouldn't these flowers make a beautiful decoration on a cake?
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  • Purple Sage - the foliage adds color and texture to a xeriscape.
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