Globe Thistle ~ Vibrant violet blue with globe shaped flowers on long stemmed silvery blue foliage. Very striking as a cut flower and holds its blue color amazingly well after drying. Grows in any soil as long as it is well drained.
Columbine or aquilegia is a herbaceous perennial that is drought tolerant (once established) and self-seeds if not deadheaded. The plant grows to 2' tall when in bloom and blooms late spring-early summer. Flowers come in a variety of colors. Grow in part shade. Best in rock and woodland gardens and as edging plants. Zones 3-9