Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only 6-9" tall. Spreads 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Deer resistant.
Delphinium - Hummingbirds love delphinium, which blooms in early summer. Height for these perennials can average anywhere from 2 to 8 feet tall, depending on variety. Delphinium requires rich soil, and areas w/ relatively cool summers.
Easy Bulb Markers Have you ever planted bulbs in fall only to forget about them? Avoid slicing into the planting with a shovel in spring — mark where your bulbs are hiding with plastic golf tees. These bright reminders will stay put so you can prevent damage.
English lavender is the most fragrant, but Spanish lavender’s deep purple “rabbit ears” stand out. compact form Lavandula angustifolia ‘Thumbelina Leigh’ from High Country Gardens. It stays 12 to 15 inches tall.