'Croxton's Wild' English Lavender - This selection is similar to the wild lavender that grows in the Mediterranean. 'Croxton's Wild' shows off light violet and purple flowers in late spring and early summer and has a loose, open form.
Yarrow (Achillea) Yarrow is one of those plants that give a wildflower look to any garden. In fact, it is indeed a native plant and, predictably, it's easy to care for. In some gardens, it will thrive with almost no care, making it a good candidate for naturalistic plantings in open areas and along the edges of wooded or other wild places.
Ammi Majus-remember to plant seeds in the Spring (these used to grow wild where I lived in Illinois. Probably one of those renegade flowers that escaped from a garden bed and frolicked in the meadow. ;)
Wild Anemone~ This easy-to-grow, easy-to-love plant thrives in moist soils rich in organic matter. Its large white flowers are a highlight of the spring border. A vigorous groundcover, it can happily fill in a large space within a growing season. Name: Anemone canadensis Growing Conditions: Shade to part sun and well-drained soil Size: To 2 feet tall Zones: 3-9
'Royal Purple' English Lavender - Select 'Royal Purple' for its long early-summer stems of strongly scented purple flowers. This variety's blooms hold their color well after drying. One of the larger English lavenders, you can grow 'Royal Purple' as a stunning low, informal hedge. Note: If you grow a lavender hedge and live in a moist or humid climate, leave space between plants so air flows freely. The plants will be more susceptible to disease if they're too close.
'Graves' English Lavender - 'Graves' offers gardeners lovely, wonderfully fragrant lavender-blue flowers in late spring and early summer. It's a heavy bloomer and grows a little taller than many of the other common English lavenders. Note: If you have clay soil, amend it with an abundance of compost or another form of organic matter before planting 'Graves' or other types of lavenders