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Perennials

Agapanthus 'Blue Triumphator'
African Blue Lily of the Nile

Foliage: Medium green in colour.
Flowers: Starry balls of 20-50 violet blue florets. mid to late summer.
Height: 90cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun, will tolerate a light shade. Fertile, light,well drained soil.
Hardiness: Zone 8, In cold areas lift the bulbs in fall and store ind
Works great as a container plant.
Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'
Giant Bugleweed

Foliage: Beautiful shade of bronze.
Flowers: Blue flowers, late spring to mid summer.
Height: 20cm Spread: 90cm
Growing conditions: Partial shade, normal to sandy soils.
Hardiness: Zone 3
Great in containers. Attracts butterflys and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Ajuga reptans 'Metallica Crispa'
Bugleweed

Foliage: Beautiful deep burgundy 'wrinkled' foliage.
Flowers: Blue flowers, late spring to early summer.
Height: 15cm Spread: 20cm
Growing conditions: Partial shade, normal to sandy soils. Avoid excess moisture.
Hardiness: Zone 3

Ajuga x tenorii 'Chocolate Chip'
CARPET BUGLE

Foliage: Unusual narrow foliage, bronze in colour.
Flowers: Short spikes, deep blue in colour. Mid spring to early summer.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full to partial shade. Tolerates most soil conditions, except wet.
Hardiness: Zone 3
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflys. Deer resistant. Great planted in combination with spring bulbs.
Anemone multifida 'Rubra'


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Anemone sylvestris


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Aruncus aethusifolius


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Aster dumosus 'Pink Princess'


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Astilbe arendsii 'Boogie Woogie'


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Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'


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Astilbe chinensis 'Purple Candles'


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Astilbe crispa 'Lilliput'


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Astilbe crispa 'Perkeo'


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Astilbe japonica 'Peach Blossom'


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Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'


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Astiliboides tabularis
ROGER'S FLOWER

Foliage: Hugh bright green leaves that resemble lily pads.
Flowers: Creamy, white plumes, July.
Height: 90cm Spread: 1.2m
Growing conditions: Partial shade. Moist but well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Zone 4
Great foliage plant that works well with hostas and other shade plants.
Bletilla striata
Hardy Chinese Ground Orchid

Foliage: Dark green pleated foliage.
Flowers: Deep pink flowers, late spring/early summer.
Height: 20cm Spread: 20cm
Growing conditions: Partial shade, best in a cool woodland situation. Tolerates a wide range of soils.
Hardiness: Zone 5

Bletilla striata 'Alba'
Hardy Chinese Ground Orchid

Foliage: Deep green pleated foliage.
Flowers: Pure white flowers, late spring/early summer.
Height: 20cm Spread: 20cm
Growing conditions: Partial shade, best in cool woodland situation. Tolerates a wide range of soils.
Hardiness: Zone 5

Bletilla striata 'Variegata'


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Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'
SIBERIAN BUGLOSS

Foliage: Heart shaped, silvery leaves, delicately veined with mint green.
Flowers: Bright blue sprays of flws, mid to late spring.
Height: 40cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Partial or full shade. Moist but well drained soil.
Hardiness: Zone 2
Beautiful foliage plant.
Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'
Serbian Bellflower

Foliage: Light green foliage.
Flowers: Deep purple flowers, late spring to mid-summer.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun or partial shade. Tolerates a wide range of soils.
Hardiness: Zone 3

Chrysanthemum weyrichii 'White Bomb'


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Convallaria majalis


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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
TICKSEED

Foliage: Delicate, fern-like green foliage.
Flowers: Starry, creamy-yellow flowers, July to Oct.
Height: 40cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist but well drained soil. Will tolerate dry soils once established.
Hardiness: Zone 4
An old favourite, and still one of the best.
Cornus canadensis


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Corydalis elata


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Dianthus 'Firewitch'


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Dianthus 'Little Boy Blue'


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Echinacea 'Sunrise'


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Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'


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Geranium himalayense 'Birch Double'


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Geranium macrorrhizum


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Geranium sanguineum


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Geranium sanguineum 'Striatum'


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Hemerocallis 'Black Ceaser'


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Hemerocallis 'Doll'


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Hemerocallis 'Glowing Delight'


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Hemerocallis 'Mikado'


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Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro'


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Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'


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Hosta 'Camelot'


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Hosta 'Ginko Craig'


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Hosta 'Hush Puppy'


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Hosta 'Kabitan'


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Hosta 'Stilletto'


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Hosta 'Sum and Substance'


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Hosta 'Wolverine'


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Hosta fortunei 'Gold Standard'


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Hosta fortunei 'Halcyon'


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Iris cristata


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Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock'
SWAMP IRIS

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Iris pallida 'Albovariegata'


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Iris pumila


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Iris pumila 'Gold Canary'


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Iris siberica


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Iris versicolor


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Ligularia 'Osiris Cafe Noir'


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Ligularia japonica


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Penstemon 'Husker's Red'


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Perovskia atriplicifolia


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Polemonium caeruleum 'Brise D'Anjou'
VARIEGATED JACOB'S LADDER

Foliage: Creamy edged, fern-like foliage.
Flowers: Violet-blue, late spring, early summer.
Height: 50cm Spread: 50cm
Growing conditions: Partial to full shade. Fertile, moist but well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Zone 4
Great foliage plant for a shady location. Also works great as a container plant.
Polygonatum humile


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Polygonatum odoratum


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Potentilla verna 'Nana'


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Primula farinosa


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Primula x pruhoniciana 'Wanda'


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Pulmonaria angustifolia ssp. 'Azurea'


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Pulmonaria longifolia ssp. 'Cevennensis


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Salvia nemorosa 'Mainacht'


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Sanguinaria canadensis 'Multiplex'
DOUBLE BLOODROOT

Foliage: Handsome blue-green foliage.
Flowers: Pure white dbl. flowers, April-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: cm
Growing conditions: Semi-shade. Moist but well-drained woodsy soil.
Hardiness: Zone 4
Will naturalize beautifully in a woodland setting
Sanquinaria canadensis 'Peter Harrison'


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Sedum 'Autumn Joy'


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Stachys monieri 'Hummelo'


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Yucca 'Blue Sapphire'


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Yucca linearifolia


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Yucca nana


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