16. Blue Hydrangeas: because, once again, there is something magical about blue flowers.

Serenity in the Garden: No-Fail Tips for Turning Hydrangeas Blue! Can't wait to be able to have these in my backyard! Mine are always blue but I'm looking forward to having a hydrangea hedge.

Scabiosa caucasia perfecta  Dipsacaceae

Buy Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue' from Sarah Raven: Scabious are classic British garden plants and are invaluable for their hugely long flowering season, good vase life and the bonus that the bees and butterflies love them.

Snapdragon 'Labella White'

Snapdragon 'Labella White'

blue hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are among some of our favourite flowers thanks to their visual appeal and the fact they are relatively easy to care for.

Flowering Quince Chaenomeles 'Cameo'

CHAENOMELES JAPONICA 'CAMEO' (Oh that quince would always have the beauty it exhibits in bloom, alas it is too often left to straggle its way at the back of the garden.

convallaria majalis - Google Search

"An all-time favorite perennial. The sweet scent of Lily-of-the-Valley will fill the garden in early spring. Each stem produces as many as 25 blooms. Easy to grow in shady areas, but will also thrive in partial sun." My favorite flower.

All the colors of the rainbow

Candytuft is a woody-stemmed herbaceous Perennial. It is a tough little plant that loves the sun. Great for borders, containers, attracts butterfiles and redheaded woodpeckers zone 3