provide a dazzling show in beds and borders.
Please send cheques and postal orders made payable to Mr Fothergill's to People Astrantia
Offer, Mr Fothergill's, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, PE12 8SG and clearly state your name and address.
Suitable species include astrantia
, agapanthus, hemerocallis, heuchera, aquilegia, hardy geraniums, hostas, iris, salvia, delphinium, alchemilla, campanula, dicentra and geum.
(Masterwort)h THESE dainty-looking plants, with basal clumps of divided foliage topped with small flowers in shades ranging from white to pink and deep red, are ideal for the middle of the border, growing to around 60cm (2ft).
FLamingjune Blooming lovely Astrantia
needs little attention and will flower for months on end flamingjune Blooming lovely Astrantia
needs little attention and will flower for months on end
But this week and on through July, it is astrantias
and other plants in the Laurent-Perrier Garden will create the right flower mix which will subtly attract bees.
Their gorgeous show is short-lived so there'll need to be some stalwarts to take the display through - campanulas, astrantias
At 45cm (18in) tall, this hardy perennial is shorter and more compact than other astrantias
but has larger blooms and is suitable for the front or middle of herbaceous borders.
Their gorgeous show is shortlived so there'll need to be some stalwarts to take the display through - campanulas, astrantias
thrive at in our soil | A flush of blush ALMOST as ubiquitous as the phlox here are astrantias
But this week, in fact for the whole month and on through July, it is astrantias
A carpet of astrantias
, geraniums and anthriscus by Glebe Cottage's gypsy caravan :Picture JONATHAN BUCKLEY
A carpet of | astrantias
, geraniums and anthriscus by Glebe Cottage's gypsy caravan :Picture JONATHAN BUCKLEY ask Carol QMY penstemons are beginning to flower but they are looking straggly.
Our glorious sweet rocket, Hesperis matronalis, which has self-seeded hither and thither in the raised beds, has sprawled over unsuspecting astrantias