The cottage garden’s roots are in 18th century England. It was designed not to waste any space. As a result, it is an informal design using a dense arrangement of traditional English flowers. Our Cottage Garden is a colourful display, featuring hollyhocks, a variety of coneflowers, black-eyed susans, daisies, delphiniums, peonies, hydrangeas and campanulas as well as many other species.
Pink Roses, Salvia, Sage, Catmint and Ladys Mantel Flowers: Perennials Made Easy My web site is about easy to grow perennials for all seasons, gardening ideas, and how to plan a flower garden with beds and borders.
Bigroot Geranium is a hardy plant that does well in the heat! More shade perennials here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/the-best-perennials-for-shade/?socsrc=bhgpin070314bigrootgeraniumpage=1