Tenders are invited for gold edge duranta, red bronze begonia, green prelude white begonia, pink bronze begonia, whopper red with bronze leaf begonia, sally fun blue salvia
, compact lilac sunpatien (us pp 19,392), compact electric orange sunpatien (us ppaf), safari yellow marigoldlucky yellow lantana, angelonia angelmist spreading white, angelonia archangel purple, little lucky hot pink lantana, fantasia red geranium.
But I wasn't completely done with the sunny side - my very favourite flowers for pots, some gorgeous blue salvia
spires, set beside some agapanthus (African lilies) and exquisite white patio rose flanked with pink cosmos complete the picture.
Annuals such as blue salvia
and rows of bright magenta petunias add pops of season-long color and fill in a buffer zone Simone has left around the perennials.
uk) include red, white and blue sweet peas, red salvia splendens, red and white tobacco plants and blue salvia
Pair it Vivid orange-flowered types look good with Echinacea 'Hot Lava' and blue Salvia
farinacea; hot pink ones with white sweet alyssum and Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost', or chartreuse 'Margarita' sweet potato vine.
In others it is all blues, mauves, gentle pinks and white, found in catmint, Russian sage, blue salvia
and the more quietly coloured cosmos.
Yet another stunning blue salvia
is Salvia transylvanica, whose flowers are fashioned in the form of large pincers.
Some suggestions for suitable plants are hostas, ornamental grasses, sedum, sage and hydrangeas, delphinium, iris, mint, artemisia, phlox, nicotiana, blue salvia
, lamb's ears, lavender, allium and butterfly bush.
The Black and Blue salvia
has exotic-shaped flowers and will be a great stand-alone border plant.
You might try lobelia and pansies around the front with a blue salvia
patens for height in the middle.
Has: wisteria, gallardia (goblin), purple or white coneflower, white oenothera, zinnia, cleome, birdhouse gourd, blue salvia
, buttercup daisy