Geranium (Cinereum Group) ‘Ballerina’ Beautifully patterned flowers sit above silvered foliage, each bloom is pale pink but very heavily patterned with purplish pink veins and with a deep red eye. The flowers keep coming during spring and summer with a scattering continuing into autumn and are set against neatly divided silver leaves. One of the best known introductions from the great plantsman Alan Bloom. Happiest in well-drained soil in a sunny place. 15cm (6in)
Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow', Linda Verwaest, Journées des Plantes de Courson, Printemps 2012, Domaine de Courson, Courson-Monteloup (Essonne), 18 mai 2012, photo Alain Delavie http://www.pariscotejardin.fr/2012/06/centauree-des-montagnes-amethyst-in-snow/#
A stunning hardy, dwarf spreading Geranium which produces unique lilac blooms with veins and centres of dark, vivid purple. Height 15cm and spread 30cm. Flowers all summer. First grade loose roots supplied.
LILAC, MONGE (Syringa vulgaris’Monge’) Height: 10’-12’, Width: 8’-12’. Full sun to part shade. Showy panicles of single red-purple flowers are held on long stems perfect for cutting. Flower clusters are fragrant. Prefers well drained soils. zn 3