Rare. Height to 60 cms. Finely textured, blue-violet and deep black flowers. Hairy petals. Rounded leaves. Sunor light shade is best. Winter dormant.
Height to about 30 cms. Clusters of large upright purple bells spring to summer. Sun or part shade. Winter dormant
Seldom seen in New Zealand. 30-60 cms in height. The 1-1.5 in flowers grow in whorls on an inflorescence about 30 cms long. The name castanea, which means 'chestnut coloured', refers to the purplish-maroon flowers. Summer flowering. Sun. Winter dormant.
To 60 cms in height. Unusual flowers that are a group of tightly packed florets that are backed by petal-like bracts. This makes the flowers look much like a star or a firework. Sun/part shade. Clump forming, hardy perennial. Could include pink shades or pink/green/white. Winter dormant.
To 80 cms. Long arching stems of slender bottlebrush like flowers in summer, that are a lovely rosy red colour. Sun. Clump forming habit. Winter dormant.