Lychnis coronaria 'Atrosanguinea Group' (Campion)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
- Suitable for cut flowers
Rosettes of silvery, woolly leaves with branched stems bearing vivid, velvety, magenta flowers. July to August. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, coastal areas and as cut flower. Will readily self-seed.
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.