alliums, salvia, perovskia........

Subtle color additions to a green garden. my favorite garden color scheme silver green and year I must try and do a yellow garden somewhere


Alliums 'Purple Sensation' and 'Gladiator', Lupine 'Masterpiece', Astrantia 'Major Claret'

Allium Purple Sensation

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' AGM and the light green foliage of Helenium 'Riverton Beauty'

Alchemilla - tough as old boots, shade loving and able to withstand footballs apparently!

Alchemilla mollis ‘Select’ (Lady's Mantle) for the shade garden. Lovely dense mounds of velvety apple green scalloped leaves and acid-green/yellow flowers.

Cyclamen coum, Pewter Group  via Stephen Rowell

Plant Solutions for Dry Shade

Russian Sage – ‘Perovskia - Blue Spire’.  Attracts bees

Russian Sage: Perovskia Blue Spire is a beautiful and tough perennial. Mine is still blooming in autumns' 40 degree weather.

Purple Columbine in my front garden

this comes in all colors, and is so pretty and dainty, takes full sun, and has such pretty almost fern like leaves. just find the look you like. Requires part shade.

Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii

x Water requirements: Drought tolerant. Position: Full Sun/Part Shade. Has amazing green bracts and beautiful blue/green folaige. Can be grown from cuttings.

lily flowered tulip bulbs Tulipa 'Maytime':

Buy lily flowered tulip bulbs Tulipa 'Maytime': Delivery by Crocus