Medium sized shrubby perenial for a sunny position with good drainage. Green, fragrant foliage and effectively continuous show of intensely red flowers from late April until first frosts. Certainly hardy to -5C in a sheltered position.
Sun-loving, semi-shrubby perennial that will produces loads of large pink flowers produced over a long period (July-November) on a vigorous rounded, spreading woody shrub. Plant in full sun and well drained soil in a reasonably well sheltered part o the garden. H: about 1m
Clump forming hardy perennial suitable for mid border or naturalising. Dark reddish lambs tails-like flowers in mid summer. Attractive delicate foliage. Damp meadow plant so moister soils preferred; if in doubt mulch well. H:1m.
Clump forming perennial requiring some moisture and either full sun or light shade. Pinnate mid green-greyish leaves. Spires of fluffy white lambs tails in summer which attract bees and butterflies. Hardy. H: 1m.
Unusual form of dwarf 'burnet' with neat mounds of pretty green and cream variegated foliage and small cylindrical dark red to pink flowers throughout much of summer. Good for bees and butterflies. Ideal in light shade or full sun in reliably moist soil and also very happy kept in a well fed and watered pot. Fully hardy. H: about 30cm
A handsome clump forming hardy perennial with attractive divided foliage and stiff stems supporting white lambs-tail like flowers throughout the summer Typically plants of moist grasslands in China andJapan they enjoy full sun and moist but well drained soils. Fully hardy. H:1.5m.
Truly spectacular little plant for the sunny well drained border. Rosettes of fleshy, but narrow, lime encrusted leaves, slowly spread to form a cushion. Very large arching panicles of pure white flowers occur in early summer. Lovely!! H: 40cm. Hardy.
Clump forming perennial. Native of the Caucasus, northern Iran and Turkey. Most at home in full sun and well drained soil, this variety dates from 1929 and has very pale-centred large lavender-blue flowers in mid-summer. Fully hardy. Height:: flower stems to about 60cm above the main foliage.