Mixed - mostly maroon or purple flowers on short stems. Blooms hae prominent golden eyes, elegantly edged in silver-white. Sun for cooler climates and part shade elsewhere. Good drainage.
To 20 cms. Forms a low tuft or mound of grey-green leaves, bearing balls of violet-blue flowers for weeks on end that look similar to a Scabious or Pincushion Flower. Prefers an acidic, well drained soil. Excellent in a rock garden but suitable for a border or edging a pathway. Remove faded flowers to promote more buds to form. Sun to part shade.
To 40 cms. Upright slender, long spurred, tubular blue flowers with whitish throats late spring to early summer. May be summer dormant, then autumn flowering. Rhizomatous ground cover for shade. Winter dormant.
Height to 50 cms. Semi-double flowers mid-spring to summer. Masses of yellow to apricot blooms. Tidy, clump forming. Sun or part shade and well-drained soil.
3 large bulbs in pots. To 20 cms. Flowers white, tinged with pink that open up after rain in spring/summer. Often more than one flower per bulb. Suits sandy, drier soil, sun.