Bloody Mary, Corn Rose$1.75With silvery-grey felted leaves and lax sprays of long-stalked, vivid rose-purple flowers in late summer, Rose Campion flowers with a big showy display that maintains interest at a time when many other plants are flagging. A very useful plant in the garden.
Dusty Miller, Silene coronaria$2.31
Out of stockLychnis can be grown as a border plant or as part of a mixed perennial display. It that maintains interest in the border at a time when many other plants are flagging. Rosettes of soft silver-grey woolly foliage make it a very useful plant in the garden.
Ragged Robin, (aka Silene flos cuculi)
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland
Starting at: $1.75
Ragged robin is found growing naturally in damp meadows and woods in Europe, It has the typical, flat flower-heads of Lychnis, but these are loose, with only a few individual flowers. They may vary from purplish pink to white and are star-shaped, with deeply cut petals.
Recently introduced to gardens and a hit Chelsea Flower Show, Lysimachia ‘Beaujolais’ feature flower spikes of deep claret which bloom continuously from May to September. The plants give a good effect used in tight drifts through grasses and other perennials. Ideal for cutting, the dark flowers are adorable in bunches.
Red Sally, Long Purples
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland$2.03
Magnificent and spectacular spikes of rose-purple flowers, which last from June throughout the summer distinguish this tall wetland plant. Purple loosestrife is an easy garden plant, thriving in any soil. It is a beautiful subject for late summer colour in a border, shrubbery, large pond or slow-moving water.