country garden - SFH adds: I had to pin this wonderful site on three different boards it is such a great example of a successful border, winning plant combinations, and Blue/Purple- crown jewels in the garden. - My Cottage Garden
Pretty herb garden with Lavandula stoechas 'Pedunculata' Allium giganteum. purple fennel angelica and many more plants.flowers at the back of the herb garden don't need to be touched but look pretty and tall.
Astilbe : this perennial is a great shade plant with dense foliage + feathery, summer blooms for a shade garden. Plants grow to as much as 5 feet. There is a dwarf variety that grows about Pairs well with hydrangeas, hostas, & ferns.