Lake Geneva-It’s Always Been the Place

April 12, 2011

Naturalizing is when plants multiply with abandon, forming larger and larger colonies year after year.   Lake Geneva, which was first popular in the 1920s as a  summer retreat for barons of wealth escaping the heat of the Chicago summer, is an wonderful place to view hundred year old stands of naturalized bulbs, like these Siberian Squill.

Unbelievably, we get calls every spring from people who report that portions of the lawns at their hundred year old houses are covered with blue flowers.  “How can we get rid of them?”  It breaks my heart every time.

Few other plants rival the intense shade of blue.

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