Phlomis tuberosa Amazone | How dramatic! As tall dark strong upright stems hold many whorls of lilac pink flowers that stack up looking rather like a chandelier! Phlomis are best known for their handsome woolly dark green foliage and are excellent for cutting and drying. Drought tolerant. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Height 120cm (48”). Spread 90cm (36”). Hardy perennial.
full sun purple sage Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: light, fertile, moist, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average to fast Flowering period: May to July Flower colour: lilac-blue Other features: the leaves can be used fresh or dried to make stuffings, herb teas and herb butter Hardiness: fully hardy next to rosemary and oregano
Blue Catmint, Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low' is a long blooming perennial (if regularly deadheaded) that has a mounded, bushy habit. It has grey-green foliage and blue flowers. Full sun. Height: 60-90 cm (23-35 inches), Spread: 75-90 cm ( 29-35 inches). USDA Zones: 3-9.
Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue' - Towering sub-shrub with handsome dark green, toothed leaves and 30cm long, upward pointing flowering spikes of the most exceptional rich dark blue/black from late summer through autumn. The flowers are loved by bees. Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun. This is a vigorous, towering plant and may need some support. Mulch well around the roots in late autumn. Eventual mature plant size : Height 2.5m Spread 90cm
20 flowers and plants for the perfect autumn garden