NEPETA (Catmint) faassenii
Six Hills Giant.
Superb cultivar of this herb (NOT the same as catnip!) grows
30-36" with many narrow spikes of small purple flowers.
Specimen or hedge. Dawn
to Dusk offers rose pink rather than purple flowers, and
Walker's Low is
Souvenir dAndre Chaudron is a very hardy selec- tion ,
with good drainage. A compact 2-3 ft. plant bears medium blue
flowers most of the summer. Zone 3.
NIGELLA (Love-in-a-Mist). The dainty little white flower
in our gazebo bed, with the really wierd seed pod. This is
also a self-sowing annual. In addition to the eyed white,
Miss Jekyll, we usually have blue, sometimes rose.
NYMPHAEA. (Water Lily). We are steadily increasing our selection
of water plants, of which water lilies are the queen. If your
pond is natural, or deep enough to get the plants crown 2
ft below the surface, you may want a hardy lily which can
be left in all year. If not, tropicals have a somewhat more
extensive color range. Pygmies are ideal for the small water