A Petersham Nurseries Gallery – after heatwaves and downpours, the show just gets better and better

A kaleidoscope of perennials, with all manner of colourful stuff doing it's thing, plenty of Echinacea, Salvias and Dahlias and much more besides - of course a rose or two. Bright bold and beautiful summer characters, whatever your garden style. I love this little fellow on the Monarda, especially    

Dreaming Spires

Veronica Royal Candles (Back), Salvia Caradonna (Centre), Veronica Inspires Pink (front row) An effective antidote to blobby planting in the garden (unbroken domes, crowns & mounds), these plants will add an intensity of colour, particularly with Salvias such as Caradonna, Mainacht, Ostfriedland, and that much-needed vertical accent to your border schemes. Add low evening sunlight...