Plek 6 of 3 Phlomis tuberosa Phlomis are best known for their handsome woolly grey green foliage and are excellent for cutting and drying. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun.

Dierama pulcherrimum 'Angel's fishing rod' An elegant perennial forming a clump of long, narrow, evergreen leaves with tall, arching stems bearing nodding' bell-shaped, rosy-purple flowers long in August. Eventual plant x

Erigeron karvinskianus is a terrific plant with a long flowering period. It will grow nicely in the gaps between the bricks to the front of the house.

Dianthus carthusianorum

Buy Dianthus carthusianorum from Sarah Raven: Dianthus carthusianorum is a wonderful plant which I saw wild in Transylvania one summer. I grow it in my wild flower meadow, as well as in perennial borders and for cutting.

Plant for dry shade - Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' lungwort. Shade to part shade, green all year and flowers in spring, generally pest free

Euphorbia amygdaloides var robbiae (immergrün): mix with buxus & deschampsia and ferns in part shade

Cyclamen coum - hardy to zone 5 (possibly - pink, magenta or white flowers in late fall/early winter - mostly shady to full shade - high inc.

Scented, Aromatic, Fragrant Shrubs and Garden Plants: Choisya ternata - Mexican Orange Blossom

Buy rose rubrifolia (shrub) Rosa glauca: Delivery by Waitrose Garden in association with Crocus Fully hardy, flowers June-July, autumn rose-hips Fast-growing Excellent cut flowers