Great choice for a bold foliage statement, with its dark-green leaves edged in creamy yellow. Will form strong clumps after 2-3 seasons, and in summer will produce large heads of tiny pink flowers, attractive to bees and butterflies. Fully hardy, and enjoying moister soils and full sun. H: 1m
Imposing plant for rear of border. Full sun or partial shade and moisture-retentive soil. Strong purple stems. Mid-green leaves and dense purple-pink blooms in summer to early autumn. Fully hardy. H:2m
This is an interesting variegated variety of spurge with attractive white edging to the leaves. The flower bracts are also white, giving a striking appearance. Euphorbias prefer a well drained soil in either full sun or partial shade. The variegation can be more marked in full sun. H: 50cm. Well drained soil. Hardy.
Hardy, clump forming perennial with large lobed, incised lightish green leaves. Plumes of white flowers with red stamens in summer appear pink from a distance, attracting bees and butterflies. Much more compact than most meadowsweets, growing to about 60-70cm. Enjoys moist soils in full sun, so add plenty of organic matter when planting and perhaps mulch each spring as well.
Hardy fuchsia 'Mrs W.P. Wood' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub that in summer will produce a multitude of singlepale pink flowers with pale pink tube and sepals and white petals. Grow in full sun or light, dappled shade, preferably in a sheltered spot that faces in some degree to the south, protected form the coldest northerly winter winds. Final height after 2-3 years will be 0.5 to 1m
Fuchsia 'Walz Jubelteen' is a stiffly, upright shrub with ovate, dark green leaves and upward-facing single pink to pale pink flowers throughout the summer. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushiness and be very attentive to regular watering and feeding and you will be rewarded with a summer-long display of flowers. Fuchsia 'Walz Jubeltee ' can tolerate light frost but not being deep frozen so best grown in a pot and over-wintered in a cold glasshouse or unheated conservatory
Hardy, deciduous climbing fuchsia, sporting very handsome deep pink and virtually black flowers from mid to late summer. Train up a trellis or other framework for the best results, in full sun or light shade. H; up to 2m. Frost hardy.
Wonderful aster for mid border flowering from late summer into autumn. Clump forming perennial preferring well drained but moist soil in sun or partial shade. Masses of mauve delicate flowers forming billowing mounds are found on the plants from late August throughout September. H:. 1m.
Unusual and hardy bulbous perennial from southern Africa. Tall stems bearing up to 30 pale green flowers in summer from basal rosette of leaves. Well drained and a sunny position for best results. H:1m
Free flowering and compact perennial and a pretty border plant. Mid green leaves with reddish tinge. Slender stems bearing white flowers with a hint of pink from Spring to Autumn. Great for bees. H:40m. Hardy. Prefers a sunny and well-drained site.
Clump forming hardy perennial with dissected leaves. Pale pink cup shaped flowers throughout the summer. Cut back after flowering to encourage later flowering. H:40cm. Sun or partial shade. Well drained soil.
Clump forming perennial forming mounds of green lobed leaves and bearing light lavender pink flowers with a light centre in late spring-mid summer. Prefers freely draining but moist soil. Thrives in semi-shade or sunny positions, and enjoys soils that do not get too dry in summer. Fully hardy. H:50cm.
Erect, clump-forming herbaceous perennial spreading to perhaps 45cm with about 60 cm height. White saucer-shaped flowers in early summer. Best in reasonably moist soils in sun or semi-shade. Full hardy.
Clump forming herbaceous perennial with pendant white flowers, native to sub-alpine meadows from the Pyrenees east to W. Russia. Prefers moist reasonably well drained soil in sun or partial shade. Hardy. H:80cm.
An extremely easy-going plant, tolerant of a wide range of conditions, with a long flowering period. Mid green dissected leaves turning red in the autumn. Pure white flowers throughout late spring-summer. H: 30cm
Fully hardy, clump-forming perennial, happy in full sun or light shade, with neat, dense domes of finely cut foliage, topped by masses of deep magenta-purple flowers in early summer. Makes great ground cover. H: 70cm
Low growing herbaceous perennial with delicately lobed dark green leaves. Throughout late spring and summer pale pink cup shaped flowers occur above the attractive foliage. Spreads rather well in light shade or sun and a moist but freely draining soil. Hardy. H: 20cm.
Compact evergreen perennial spreading slowly by runners. Pink tinged white flowers in summer. H: 30cm. Hardy. Sun or partial shade, well drained soil. Very robust and easy to grow, making effective ground cover in even quite poor conditions.
Extremely versatile, robust plant, ideal for forming dense, weed-suppressing ground cover. Compact neats mounds of aromatic mid-green foliage, and masses of soft mauve to pink flowers with pink anthers - very popular with bees. Foliage is nicely coloured in the autumn and in sheltered positions may be evergreen. Tolerates pretty much all soils in full sun to quite deep shade. Fully hardy. H: about 40cm