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Verbena bonariensis (aka the plant with these gorgeous purple blooms) is ok for bumblebees, but really comes into its own when it comes to butterflies and hummingbird hawkmoths. It self seeds well and you can take cuttings in the autumn so it's the plant that keeps on giving! #homesfornature

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Alchemilla Mollis also known as 'Ladies Mantle'. A superb edging plant for walkways. Use it in combination with purple foliage or flowers.

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from Guía de Jardinería

Aires de fantasía para tu jardín

a version of this on top of the mound with flowers flowing down? and i like ask the plants around this one...

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from Better Homes and Gardens

What Should I Plant Together?

Mix Herbs and Flowers Create a colorful and fragrant spring garden by mixing flowering herbs and perennials that bloom together in May and June. In this border, chives and lavender bloom in front of Amsonia, bearded iris, and peony.

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from Fine Art America

Astilbe And Ferns

Combination of fern and Astilbe leaf textures, with the soft purple flowers for contrast.

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~~Dahlia 'Lilac Time' | Dinnerplate type, beautiful violet colored flowers and is an excellent choice to grow in your flower border. Simply stunning, growing up to 3 ft tall, with full luscious leaves, Dahlia Dinnerplate Lilac Time will reward you with flowers from June to October (or early frost). | Flower Bulbs Inc~~

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Akebia longeracemosa "A collection from N. Taiwan. This makes a vigorous twining climber with semi-evergreen leaves composed of 5 slim leaflets. The scented blackish-maroon flowers are borne in pendulous racemes to 15cm long in spring. Purplish sausage shaped fruits can follow in autumn. Sun or semi-shade."

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