Rich burgundy-purple bracts form a rosette around a cluster of dainty
pincushion flowers. Astrantia are a beautiful and extremely photogenic
plant, flowering June to August they are a must have addition to a
Besides being an excellent cut flower and very popular, Astrantia are a
useful addition to a bed or border. They are happiest in dappled
shade, prefer moist humus-rich soil
Delphinium New Millenium Pagan Purples
the New Millennium Delphinium strains outperform all other tall types
and offer some astonishingly rich shades.
This variety produces tall, stately spires of single or double flowers in
shades of dark blue, deep purple to mauve. The deeply-cut leaves
form a medium-sized bushy mound with superior vigour.
Stems may require staking in windy areas, best done before they
reach 3 feet or so in height.
Removing spent spikes right after flowering will encourage repeat
blooming in fall. In hot, humid summer regions
For best flowering use a high phosphorous fertilizer each year, in
West Country Lupin Masterpiece
Stunning purple flowers that are orange flecked appear from
early summer. This is a new variety and the fabulous colour
looks great planted with blue and pink flowering plants.
Deadhead after flowering and protect against frost-damage
by covering the crown of the plant.
Stake with bamboo canes in spring before the flowers
appear and deadhead the faded blooms to encourage a
second flush of flowers.
Protect young plants from slug and snail attack
Penstemon Cha Cha Purple
The vibrant, dark violet-purple flowers of this easy
perennial are sure to be the brightest spot in the
garden and a magnet for bees and butterflies. Dark
green leaves cloak its upright, bushy form, with blooms
starting in late spring to early summer, continuing into
Verbena Bonariensis or Argentinian Vervain is an
elegant, tall stemmed plant which produces a
profusion of tiny purple flowers growing in delicate
Lasting longer than any other plant in the garden, this
reliable variety also has good resistance to pests
making it a failsafe addition to any border, and flowers
from June to late October providing months of interest
Monarda Pardon me Purple
Compact, bushy clumps of mint-scented, glossy dark
green leaves. Very well-branched habit. Large fuchsia
Excellent for the flowering border, cottage garden,
meadow or in containers.