Hardy perennial, with large dark purplish red and green pincushion flowers throughout summer, surrounded by a wine red ruff. The foliage is dark green and deeply lobed. Will perform its best in moister, richer soils, in full sun or light shade. Cut back spent flowers to encourage re-flowering. H:60cm
Wonderful perennial suitable for back of a sunny border. Heavily divided ferny foliage supports numerous lemon yellow flowers with a white drop at the end of each petal. Highly floriferous. A hardier version of Bidens. H: 1.5m. Full sun and well drained soil required.
A versatile hardy perennial, attractive for its pure white flowers in spring and beautiful silver and green foliage in summer. Ideal in light shade or on moister soils, full sun. Will form large clumps over 2-years. Fully hardy. H:35cm
Large, erect bulbous perennial, with pale blue to white flowers growing along the upper length of the stems. Ideal for dappled shade or full sun, plant to mid- or rear of border. Native to N. America. Fully hardy. H: up to 1.2m
Fully hardy perennial with a compact and upright habit and which will spreads to form a clump of foliage. Large (5cm) lavender-mauve bell-shaped .flowers are produced in profusion throughout summer. Campanulas enjoy quite moist soils and perhaps a little light shade as well, so plant accordingly for the very best results. H:35cm
Repeat flowering from mid-summer until the first frosts, with rich purple-blue flowers. Delightful 'cottage garden'; subject or even in a pot. Fully hardy, and enjoying fertile soils that are moist and reasonably well drained. Full sun, if the soil does not dry out, otherwise dappled shade for best results. H: 20cm
Excellent, recently introduced bellflower. Flowers over a very extended season, with successive dark purple buds opening to pale lavender-blue flowers, lending the whole plant a striking bi-colour appearance. Grow in moist but well drained soils in full sun or light shade. Fully hardy. H: 50cm, Commercial propagation prohibited
A new and very compact form of bell flower. Grows into clumps of erect, stiff stems with mid-green leaves and dense clusters of white bell-shaped flowers in early summer. Cut back for second flowering. Fully hardy. Prefers moist, well-drained soil and full sun or partial shade. H: 50cm
Lovely clump forming perennial, flowering in mid summer. Pale lilac-pink flowers clustering up the stem. Prefers partial shade or sun and a rich moisture retentive soil. If in doubt, mulch with well-rotted garden compost in spring. Fully hardy. H:50cm.