Pale Purple Coneflower
The daisy-like flowers of Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida) bloom in early summer and are a favorite nectar source for pollinators, including butterflies and hummingbirds.
There are no signs of spring springing around here yet, due to the brutal cold still lingering—and oh, look, more snow on the way—so it’s back to the topic of fun garden photography to find some cheering color. This time, I’m thinking about ways you can change your views by changing the height and angle…
Linaria purpurea 'Canon Went'
Buy Linaria purpurea 'Canon Went' from Sarah Raven: Perpetually busy with butterflies and bees, this is a nectar Mecca all summer.
Just when the garden needs it most, this vigorous, deer-resistant Ornamental Onion opens dozens of 2-inch blooms of lavender-blue, each lasting a month or more in the garden!