(Yellow Meadow Rue). Lovely tall variety, growing up to 2 metres in height in summer. Large, cloud-like sprays of tiny lemon/yellow flowers, which are outstanding for cutting. Best staked. Useful background plant. Winter dormant.
To 15 cms. Rich velvety red, beautiful colour. Spring to early summer flowrering. Part shade.
To 1.2 metres. Hooded purply-blue flowers on very erect stems late november to mid-summer. Unusually early for Aconitum. Great for back of border - best staked. Part shade, moist soi. Winter dormant.
Elegant and cottagey. Perfectly erect spikes to one metre tall are densely decorated with single white flowers studded with purple and orange eyes. Rich green leaves form a handsome rosette. Essential for formal or cottage gardens. Cut spent spikes and it will bounce back with new ones. Self-sows! Winter dormant.
(Meadowsweet). To 1.5 metres . Stunning with numerous double cream flowers in mid-summer. Best with constant moisture in part shade or full sun. Lovely ground cover for back of herbaceous border or woodland garden. May need collected or trimmed during summer/autumn. Winter dormant.