rosy-purple


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of purple with a rose tinge

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The sweet peas are: Norman Wisdom, possibly the best white variety ever for exhibition and garden - vigorous, large-flowered and very sweetly scented; David Unwin, another outstanding introduction, this time red, brighter and larger-flowered than other kinds with a delicate scent; Peacock, first in a new Butterfly series with ruffled petals, rosy-purple with a white base, long stems for cutting and a moderately sweet scent; Heathcliff, a rich blue, excellent for the garden and cutting, with a sensational scent.
Lythrum salicaria (Loosestrife) with its glorious rosy-purple flowers borne on tall, slender spikes, will thrive in rich, moisture retentive soil in a sunny spot.
The rosy-purple flowers, carried in trusses on the ends of the branches are a most welcome colour for early spring.
Sir Cliff is rosy-purple, Jimmy Young is pure white and frilly, while both Terry Wogan and Vera Lynn are pretty in pink.
Not too demanding, they will flourish under most conditions, the four-inch rosy-purple flowers of the largest of the species, Allium giganteum, providing a highlight between tall shrubby plants such as roses.