Solar Garden border at Great Dixter, a house in Northiam, East Sussex, England - photo by Jonathan Buckley; Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ with Campanula patula and Erysimum allionii in the Solar garden at Great Dixter
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Salvias (the purple flower in the photo) are one of the best groups of flowers for honeybees and bumblebees. White Fence And Flower Bed With Pink Roses, Salvia, Sage, Catmint And LadyS Mantel. This is going in my yard down the fence - Home And Garden
Common Names: Purple smoke bush, smokebush, smoketree, purple smoke tree. Zones Size & Shape: Purple smoke bush grows to a size of tall and wide. It is irregular to rounded. Exposure: Grow purple smoke bush in full sun.
1 Salvia nemorosa from the mildly aromatic silvery green leaves to the violet flower spikes with purple stems. Bees love the flowers that stay looking sharp long after the petals fall, thanks to papery bracts that hold their colour.