Flowers

FLOWER NAMEIMAGEPREFERED GARDEN POSITIONPLANTING CHARACTERISTICS
Petunia - Easy Wave

Petunia is genus of 35 species of [1] flowering plants of South American origin, closely related to tobacco, cape gooseberries, tomatoes, deadly nightshades, potatoes and chili peppers in the same family
Full sunHeight= 15 to 30cm
Width= 76 to 99cm
Plant Spacing = 25 to 38cm
Alyssum

Is a genus of about 100–170 species of flowering plants in the family Brassicaceae, native to Europe, Asia, and northern Africa, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean region
Full sun
Pansy

The garden pansy is a type of large-flowered hybrid plant cultivated as a garden flower.[1] It is derived by hybridization from several species in the section Melanium ("the pansies")[2] of the genus Viola, particularly Viola tricolor, a wildflower of Europe and western Asia known as heartsease
Full sun
Begonia

Begonia is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family Begoniaceae. The genus contains 1,795 different plant species. The Begonias are native to moist subtropical and tropical climates. Some species are commonly grown indoors as ornamental houseplants in cooler climate
Calibrochea

Calibrachoa (ca-libra-KO-a) is a genus of plants in the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. They are evergreen short-lived perennials and subshrubs with a sprawling habit, with small petunia-type flowers. They are found across much the same region of South America as petunias, from southern Brazil across to Peru and Chile, inhabiting scrub and open grassland.[1]
Full sun / Semi ShadeHeight = 20 to 30 cm
Width = 30 cm
Put in pots and hanging baskets
Nasturtium

These plants are related to garden cress and mustard, noteworthy for a peppery, tangy (pungent) flavor. The name Nasturtium comes from the Latin nasus tortus, meaning "twisted nose", in reference to the effect on the nasal passages of eating the plants
Full sun / Semi ShadeHeight = 30cm
Width = 30cm
Spacing = 30 to 35cm

Flowers attracts butterflies can be used in beds, containers and borders
Calendula

Is a genus of about 15–20 species[2] of annual and perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family Asteraceae that are often known as marigolds.
Full sunHeight = 20 to 30cm
Width = 20cm
Spacing = 20cm
Foxglove

This genus was traditionally placed in the figwort family Scrophulariaceae, but recent phylogenetic research has placed it in the much enlarged family Plantaginaceae.[3] This genus is native to western and southwestern Europe,[4] western and central Asia and northwestern Africa.The first year of growth of the common foxglove produces only the stem with its long, basal leaves. During the second year of the plant's life, a long, leafy stem from 50 to 255 centimetres tall grows atop the roots of healthy plants.
Semi shade, shadeHeight - 90 to 115cm
Borage

Borage (/ˈbʌrᵻdʒ/,[1] Borago officinalis), also known as a starflower, is an annual herb in the flowering plant family Boraginaceae. It is native to the Mediterranean region and has naturalized in many other locales.[2] It grows satisfactorily in gardens in the UK climate, remaining in the garden from year to year by self-seeding. The leaves are edible and the plant is grown in gardens for that purpose in some parts of Europe. The plant is also commercially cultivated for borage seed oil extracted from its seeds
Full sunHeight = 30 to 40cm
Width = 15 to 60cm
Mimulus

Mimulus species prefer wet or moist areas and are not drought resistant.[3]
Semi shade / Morning sunHeight = 20 to 30cm
Width = 20 to 25cm
Spacing = 20cm
Sweet Pea

Sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) is a flowering plant in the genus Lathyrus in the family Fabaceae (legumes), native to Sicily, Cyprus, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands.[1]

It is an annual climbing plant, growing to a height of 1–2 metres (3 ft 3 in–6 ft 7 in), where suitable support is available
Full sunHeight Creeper = 2m
Height Dwarf = 30 to 40 cm
Salvia

Salvia is the largest genus of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with nearly 1000 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annual.

The name Salvia ("salviya") derives from the Latin salvere ("to feel well and healthy, health, heal"), the verb related to salus (health, well-being, prosperity or salvation); referring to the herb's healing properties.
Full sunHeight = 50 to 60cm
Height Dwarf =20 to 30cm
Width = 40 to 50cm
Spacing = 20 to 30cm
Osteospernum (African Daisy)

The daisy-like composite flower consists of disc florets and ray florets, growing singly at the end of branches or sometimes in inflorescences of terminal corymbose cymes. The disc florets are pseudo-bisexual and come in several colors such as blue, yellow and purple.

Plants prefer a warm and sunny position and rich soil, although they tolerate poor soil, salt or drought well
Full sunHeight = 30 to 90cm
Width = 30 to 60cm
Verbena

Some species, hybrids and cultivars of verbena are used as ornamental plants. They are drought-resistant, tolerating full to partial sun, and enjoy well-drained, average soils. Plants are usually grown from seed. Some species and hybrids are not hardy and are treated as half-hardy annuals in bedding schemes.[5]

They are valued in butterfly gardening in suitable climates
Full sunHeight = 15 to 25 cm
Width = 30cm
Lobelia

Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants comprising 415 species, with a subcosmopolitan distribution primarily in tropical to warm temperate regions of the world, a few species extending into cooler temperate regions.
Full sun / Semi shade
Height = 20 to 25cm
Width = 20 to 25cm
Spacing = 15cm