uk) include red, white and blue sweet peas, red salvia
splendens, red and white tobacco plants and blue salvia Victoria.
Her grandmother also grew poppies, red salvia
, larkspurs, lantanas, crinums, phlox and bridle wreath.
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
I've watched hummers hover around brightly colored flowers, such as red salvia
, canna lily, cleome, butterfly bushes, zinnia, daylily, and hosta plantain lily.
Zinging red Salvia
fulgens blended with red-leaved cannas, red-black chocolate cosmos, ivy-leaved Geranium 'Tomcat', and hot pink Verbena 'Sissinghurst.
Yucca whipplei (from a 1-gallon can), with red Salvia
greggii and Verbena peruviana (from 4-inch pots).
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.
As well as using tender exotics, Jimi adds in bright bursts of colour with neon pink and yellow dahlia Bright Eyes, orange cosmos, scarlet Monarda and a sprinkling of red salvias
to create a joyful tapestry of textures, shapes and colours.