With their elegant fluted shape and vibrant greens, calla lilies typically start blooming in May. Plant these perennials in a container, store them, and they’ll bloom again for years.
Though their flowers are fleeting—most lasting up to 10 days—peonies are a visual treat in mid-April,
May and June.
For a splash of fluffy purple, plant a lilac bush. The blooms come around May.
Delicate layers of petals in white, blue, pink, yellow and purple make freesias a welcome multicolored pop in the garden come May.
The first snapdragons of the season usually begin appearing in mid-April, their bell-shaped stalks adding height and texture.