Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Russian Sage)
- Usually Flowers : August, September
Rosettes of deeply cut, greyish-white foliage with a sage aroma and large panicles of violet-blue flowers. August to september. Ht.1.2mt.(4ft.). Deciduous sub shrub. Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Cut back hard in spring. Good for mixed borders.
Synthyris missurica stellata
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Evergreen, rhizomatous perennial forming mounds of rounded, kidney-shaped, deep green leaves. Abundant spikes of bell-shaped, dark violet-blue flowers. March to May. Ht.25cm.(10in.). Grow in part to full shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for woodland plantings, front of shady borders, rock gardens and peat beds.