Tips for plants that like soggy soil, near walkway to pool in swale!

Designing a Garden in Limited and Unusual Spaces

Shade-Loving Plants - Working With Challenging Garden Styles - Great Yard Ideas

Dierama pulcherrimum, Blackbird.  Full sun and in a warm, sheltered spot. Flowers June to August.  Angel's fishing rod is perfect for introducing movement to a well-drained border in a sunny, sheltered site, or for overhanging water. Initially slow to establish, it looks particularly good with early autumn-flowering ornamental grasses.  More: http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/dierama-pulcherrimum/classid.2694/

Dierama pulcherrimum 'Blackbird', Angels fishing rod - full sun, fine grassy tufts, dry tolerant once established

Astrantia major ‘Roma’ is clump-forming perennial that tolerates clay soil and blooms well if kept moist.

Astrantia major ‘Roma’ – happy in heavy, wet soil. One gardener planted them in…

If you have a sunny, dry spot in your garden, these plants will survive any drought conditions.

If you have a sunny, dry spot in your garden, these plants will survive any drought conditions. - New Gardening Ideas

Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' - is a great evergreen perennial with grass like leaves.  It may be too much for the path, given the garden size, and distract from the main parts.

Liriope grows to 90 cm tall, growing like a giant Mondo Grass with deep green strapped foliage. they form a clean, even tidy border without being formal. Bongo Borders Liriope grow in sun or shade in almost any soil. They look great as a border or underpl

Want to grow plants that can make you more beautiful? Just learn about the plants you can grow for beauty therapies. Must Read!

Plants That You Can Grow For Beauty Therapies

An old favorite for mixing with red geraniums and vinca vine, dusty miller has soft, fuzzy foliage that makes just about any planting partner shine. It's particularly fun paired with purple, such as 'Purple Flash' pepper, 'Bull's Blood' beets, or 'Blackie' sweet potato vine. Name: Senecio cineraria Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Plant Size: To 2 feet tall and wide Zones: 8-10, but usually grown as an annual

Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden

GLOBE THISTLE part sun- partial shade. these.are prickly and weed=like often pulled out and confused with an invasive plant. Just get gumtree balls, spray paint blue, glue onto a skewer and call it good.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! More

Echinops ritro , or Globe thistle, has spiky leaves and bristly metallic blue flowers making it a great architectural plant for the back of a summer border. Spiny, cobwebbed leaves provide interest from spring until blooms appear in summer.

Baptisia  Also called false indigo for its blue springtime flowers, baptisia is a native prairie plant with deep roots that push through the toughest clay soil. Other selections extend baptisia's color range to white, yellow, and purple.  Name: Baptisia selections  Zones: 3-9

Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

Top Plants That Thrive in Clay- false indigo for its blue springtime flowers, baptisia is a native prairie plant with deep roots that push through the toughest clay soil. Other selections extend baptisia's color range to white, yellow, and purple.

Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough' arum lily - Unusual, pure white hood-shaped flowers that are up to 10-15cm (4-6in) long are produced from late spring to mid-summer. It makes a striking architectural clump with lovely arrow-shaped, glossy dark green leaves. It looks great grown beside water as a marginal plant and can be left outside in most frost-prone areas if it is given a deep winter mulch.

Buy arum lily Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough': Delivery by Waitrose Garden in association with Crocus

All plants need water to survive. However, like plants that require more water, there are plants that grow in lack of water. They are the best drought tolerant plants and can live without water for a long time.

24 Best Drought Tolerant Plants That Grow In Lack Of Water

Phlomis tuberosa Amazone | How dramatic! As tall dark strong upright stems hold many whorls of lilac pink flowers that stack up looking rather like a chandelier! Phlomis are best known for their handsome woolly dark green foliage and are excellent for cutting and drying. Drought tolerant. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Height 120cm (48”). Spread 90cm (36”). Hardy perennial.

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.

Burgundy Smoke Bush (for foliage/texture)

Smoke Bush (cotinus coggygria) Royal Purple - Trees and Shrubs - Gardening - Suttons Seeds and Plants

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