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
list of good perennials Riotous with high-summer color, this perennial border is built to last. After the delphiniums fade, purple salvias and strappy-leafed variegated irises keep the show going till fall.
Only six plants. planted in drifts. you can see Lavendula ‘Hidcote’, blue flowered hyssop, dwarf purple berberis, grey/green-leafed Ballota pseudodictamnus and several different types of Santolina Cotton Lavender.
Notice the red barn birdhouse in brightly blooming summer flower garden and how the red is repeated. When the red flowers are finished blooming, the red birdhouse will still draw the eye into the garden. Color and repetition create rhythm in the garden.