A later Salvia - more Allium and Sedum - quite cool.
More copper and cool blue.
This is going to drive me crazy that I can't get my Allium to stand up straight. (noticed that some of the photos are fuzzy-looking - using new blogger, anyone else noticing that the transfer of photos to the blog is either hit or miss?)
I found this fascinating. Bergenia is completely and totally done here. Having it bloom at the same time as Verbascum is like having hell freeze over, or as my friends from Montreal like to say, having the Toronto Maple Leafs make it into the playoffs.
Again, more copper and blue.
Aren't these marvellous?!
Kevin decided that cabbage roses are his all-time favourites - we'd poked around trying to find the name, fortunately one of the gracious volunteers helped us out:
Now, this is something I'd never seen in Canada - the Herbaceous Borders look as if the gardens are backed up into stalls, the way we'd park a car. Much prefer one big long border without the garage stalls so you can see the designer working to blend and adapt colour along a long border.
A beautiful this, followed by a lovely that:
More to come later.....