Comeback Colour: The Perennial Colour Wheel

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Spring is in the air and gardens will be bursting with colour very soon.  Here is our choice of early flowering herbaceous perennials to enhance your outdoor space.

REDS/PINKS:

Dicentra spectabilis
Pink heart shaped flowers hang from arching stems. Also known as ‘Lady in the Bath’.


Erysimum ‘Red Jep’
Given the RHS “perfect for pollinators” mark. These red scented Wallflowers will BEE appreciated by your garden pollinators.


Scabious ‘Pink Mist’
Perfect partner for a larger blue Salvia, the pink pin cushion flowers will thrive in a sunny spot


WHITES:

Digitalis ‘Pam's Choice’
Perfect for our garden pollinators, the white flowers are speckled with maroon….BEEutiful.


Papaver ‘Royal Wedding'
What better way to mark this year’s big event than with the beautiful, big white flowers of this ‘Royal Wedding’ Poppy.  It’s bold, black centre and contrasting pure white petals make this a real showstopper and the dried seed heads can be used in flower arrangements. 


Paeonia ‘Duchesse de Nemours'
The ivory white flowers and Lily of the Valley scent of this little gem makes it a must have for every garden.


BLUES:

Polemonium ‘Heaven Scent’
Lightly scented blue flowers on chocolate stems surrounded by fern like foliage…heaven.


NEW Salvia nemerosa ‘April Night’
Petite in size with bright blue flowers good for borders and pots.


Veronica ‘Mountain Breeze’
Veronicas are some of my favourite cottage garden plants and this blue dwarf variety fit neatly in front of any boarder.


YELLOWS:

Doronicum ‘Little Leo’
Yellow daisy flowers that work well with spring flowering bulbs.


Geum ‘Can Can’
Soft yellow flowers with a hint of peach, will flower from spring to summer.


NEW Helichrysum ‘Amber Cluster’
Striking colours change from red buds, opening to pink and finally turning orange to yellow.

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