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Pink flowers- any suggestions?

hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 4,053

Looking for a pink flower about 2 and a bit high. To flower now. With a shrubby Type habit like a penstemon. Must be hardy in Scotland. Preferably long flowering period. To sit next to orange geums blue phlox red penstemon Purple salvia. 

Any ideas?

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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,997

    What about one of the smaller Lythrums ? They are flowering now with nice dark-pink spikes.

  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 35,471

    Hi hogweed. How about Monarda, Pink Chrysanthemum (hardy type), Achillea to name but three.

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  • Mary370Mary370 Limerick, Ireland Posts: 2,003

    Pink phlox?

  • DimWitDimWit Posts: 553

    Francoa has been a lot around these days. Liatris, shrub aster (Felicia).

  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,687

    Both plants are quite long flowering and may suit your situation.

    Physostegia Virginiana 'Bouquet Rose', obedient plant. Agastache Arcado Pink, giant hyssop.

  • DyersEndDyersEnd Posts: 730

    How about a sidalcea. I bought one in the spring and I'm thrilled with it, so pretty.

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