PERENNIAL - Pincushion Flower Pincushion flower, or scabiosa, serves up dainty blue flowers all summer and into fall, making it one of the longest-lasting bloomers in the perennial bed. It likes sun or partial shade, and is best at the front of the bed. The foot-tall variety 'Blue Butterfly' stands up to heat best.
A perennial herb planted by gardeners for its fresh citrus scent, lemon balm is known for having calming, mildly antibacterial properties. Compared with lemon essence, its fragrance is lighter, headier and more “fatty.” Honeybees love it!