Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz' is a low growing perennial which produces gorgeous rounded purple foliage. 'Braunherz' is usually grown for its foliage however it does produces dark blue flower spikes
In late spring big blue flower spikes are held upright above the glossy, metallic purple leaves that hug the ground.
Lilac-pink flower spikes with purple bracts appear on this ground covering plant in early summer. The dark green foliage hugs close to the ground, forming a dense mat that neatly suppresses weeds.
This little plant is grown for both its foliage and flowers. The dark green leaves have a silver edge, which makes them stand out in a most attractive and unusual way. The soft lime-coloured flowers
Alchemilla epipsila is a more compact and dare we say it, slightly better behaved form of A. mollis as it does not self-seed so freely.
A haze of vivid, yellow-green flowers appears over a long time in summer. These bob just above the large mid-green leaves, which look wonderful with rain or dew drops on them.
The foliage on this plant is much more divided than on other Alchemilla forms, with deep serrations, whilst the flowers are more yellow than green, contrasting well with the mid-green leaves.
Alchemilla venosa is essentially a smaller version of Alchemilla mollis, it produces clusters of tiny yellow to lime-green flowers during summer. It has suppressed hairs on thinly textured, pleated,..
Spherical pinky-purple flower heads in mid to late summer on a compact plant, with almost fully evergreen dark green strap-like foliage. This is a perennial form of Allium and produces new bulbils...
The individual light pink flowers on this variety form a sphere like a starburst. The foliage is narrow and mid-green, having a grass-like appearance, with the flowers held well above.
This Allium has to be one of the most popular early summer flowering bulb forms with its dramatic pinky-purple starburst flowers the size of tennis balls
A striking addition to the early summer garden, its attractive seed heads continue to provide interest throughout the summer