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Macleaya microcarpa 'Kelway's Coral Plume'
Large grey-green leaves. Plumes of coral-pink flowers on tall stems.
Malva sylvestris 'Windsor Castle'
Velvety purple flowers with black veining. Very striking colour for middle of border.
Mathiasella bupleuroides 'Green Dream'
Jade green flower buds open into green bells, gradually turning pink, and lasting most of year.
Tall shrub with interesting, serrated leaves. Red flowers on mature plants.
Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction'
Small white flowers with dark purple lip over honey-scented foliage.
Pretty, cream and pink woodland flower.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
Compact, clump-forming deciduous grass. Upright, spiky foliage cross-banded with yellow. Crinkly silver flowering plumes to 7ft (2m).
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gnome'
Dwarf miscanthus. Pink feathery plumes from narrow leaves.
Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet'
Whorls of large, rich red flowers.
Aromatic foliage. Bright scarlet flowers above dark red bracts.
Monarda 'Violet Queen'
Bright violet-purple flowers above purple-tinged foliage and purple bracts.
Monarda 'Jacob Cline'
Whorls of bright red flowers. Aromatic foliage. Mildew resistant.
Whorls of pale pink flowers above light green bracts.
Mukdenia rossi 'Karasuba'
Known as Crimson Fans as foliage turns red from mid summer onwards. Starry white flowers.