uk) include red, white and blue sweet peas, red salvia
splendens, red and white tobacco plants and blue salvia Victoria.
Outside, red salvia
and poinsettias add a touch of the holidays to the beautifully manicured grounds, including the President's Birthplace.
Gerbera daisies, bachelor's buttons and rain lilies provide color; flowering shrubs and rose bushes contribute beauty and fragrance; and milkweed, Mexican petunia and red salvia
There's a special section on plants that attract birds - among them fuchsia, pineapple sage, red salvia
, zinnia, honeysuckle and trumpet vines.
Zinging red Salvia
fulgens blended with red-leaved cannas, red-black chocolate cosmos, ivy-leaved Geranium 'Tomcat', and hot pink Verbena 'Sissinghurst.
A classic bedding arrangement is red salvia
surrounded by shorter dusty miller.
For example, red Salvia
splendens, a perennial orange-red Crocosmia, or a redviolet petunia go quite well with a monochromatic-blue scheme.
Another informal type for the back of the border is a salvia species not the - flaming red Salvia
splendens so popular in parks and gardens but the biennial Salvia sclarea, which has tall spikes of white or lavender flowers.
Yucca whipplei (from a 1-gallon can), with red Salvia
greggii and Verbena peruviana (from 4-inch pots).
It would nicely offset the vivid colors of red salvia
and purple verbena in a flower garden.
Blue and white lobelia, red salvias
and geraniums and other bedding favourites could be the mainstay for many borders.