Some of The First Signs Of Spring
Spring blooming bulbs are the first to poke out above the snowdrops. These are the earliest of the flowers to push through as early as February or early March, even in the Northeast and Midwest. These Snowdrop flowers have three white petals that hang down like milk drops dripping off the stems.

#2 Pansies Southerners grow masses of multi-colored pansies for all-winter color. Northerners can plant them in early spring or in fall. Fall-planted ones usually survive in all but the coldest parts of the United States. They start flowering as soon as snow melts but wilt with the heat of summer. 

#3 Violets  These little charmers are closely related to pansies. Violets are also usually grown as cool-season bursts of color. They can handle freezes and cold winter temperatures in most places throughout the US. Slightly smaller than the pansy, they have one thing in common – they fade when heat arrives.


#4. Snapdragon  Here’s another cool-season flower, the snapdragon. It blooms on spiky, 1- to 2-foot-tall stems – mostly in “warm” colors such as red, gold and hot pink. These plants aren’t quite as cold-tolerant as pansies and violas for fall planting in the North, but they can flower all winter in the South.
#5 Crocus  Also a spring-blooming bulb that’s planted in fall, crocus flowers in late winter or early spring depending upon where you live in the United States. Plants grow only about 4 inches tall and produce upward-facing, bell-shaped flowers in a wide variety of colors.