Blues and purples


image Campanula carpitica
image  Trumpet Gentian (deep blue); “Blue Flowers”,  “June blossoms” Pink Potential
image  Pleated Gentian “Melanie’s Medley
image Creeping veronica speedwellVeronica spicata f. ‘Nana’gift from a neighbour;  “Neda ‘N Neighbours” (2008-2012);”Lilac Lane” (2013-2014)
image Blue Jacob’s Ladder May blossoms; in “Apple Tree ‘N Roses
image  Bachelor’s Button Centaurea montana ‘Gold Bullion’; see Heritage PerennialsSeptember Surprise;
image  Tall blue cornflowerCentaurea cyanus, blue, commonly known as cornflower, bachelor’s button, bluebottle, boutonniere flower, hurtsickle or cyani flower, see WikipediaSeptember Surprise; “Country Lane in the City“; “Companion planting”
image Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower or purple coneflower) See Wikipedia; “Melanie’s Medley”;
Veronica Royal Candles Veronica Royal CandlesVeronica spicata Royal Candles Dwarf Spike Speedwell USDA Zone: 2-9 at Heritage Perennials
Mertensia virginica 9 June 2011

Mertensia virginica 9 June 2011 ID 1316

Mertensia virginica Lungwort Zone: 3-9 Wikipedia Spring ephemeral.
Salvia nemorosa Marcus™ Perennial Sage Zone: 3-9 Heritage Perennials Spikes of deep violet-blue.
image Salvia nemorosa ‘Ostfriesland’ (East Friesland) Sage Epic Plants
image Salvia pratensis Meadow Sage (The cultivar ‘Indigo’ with violet blue flowers has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.) Salvia pratensis ‘Indigo’ Meadow Sage USDA Zone: 4-9 is sold by Heritage Perennials.
Plant number: 1.468.130
image  Alpine Aster Aster alpinus; gift from neighbour, more info at Wild about Flowers
image  Showy Aster, purchased from Wild about FlowersPink Potential;
image Alpine Forget-Me-Not
image  Lungflower
image Drumstick Primula
image  Delphineum
image Larkspur
image Blue flax
image French lavender
image English lavender
image Sticky wild geranium
image Evil twin
image Blue columbine
image Columbine Spring Magic Mix; Planted 2009; Home Depot
image Decorative allium (perhaps Dutch garlic ‘Purple Sensation’ Allium hollandicum); “Apple Tree ‘N Roses” see Royal Horticultural Society 
image Columbine Spring Magic Mix; Planted 2009; Home Depot

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