Sun-loving frost hardy perennial that produces a succession of bright purple-blue flowers throughout summer, contrasting nicely with the glossy green leaves and purple stems. The foliage has the charactersitic aniseed fragrance when crushed. Very appealing to bees and other pollinating insects. Well drained soils are pretty essential. Definitely hardy to -5C.
Sun-loving hardy perennial, with characteristically aromatic foliage. 'Fluffy' terminal racemes of small blue/deep blue flowers throughout the summer into the autumn. Fantastic for bees and butterflies. H:75cm
Very hardy and handy perennial ground cover plant, with very pretty cream and mint green variegated foliage and small spires of pink flowers in the spring. Tough as old boots and happy to grow in most conditions, especially useful in shade. Vigorous and evergreen, Fully hardy. H:12cm
Striking plant producing very attractive broad greenish-brown leaves mottled purple. Large umbels of pale pink-purplish brown flowers in late spring. Best in full sun and well drained soil. Fully hardy. H: 15cm
Extremely useful plant for front of border or rockery. Grey green twisted prostrate leaves and umbels of mauve flower in late summer to early autumn. Fully hardy. Grow in full sun and well drained soil. H:20cm
Early summer flowering anemone. Herbaceous and perennial and will form clumps in moist and lightly shaded positions. Kidney-shaped basal leaves and very attractive delicate white flowers with green centres and purple anthers. Hardy. H:50cm. .