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SamBevingtonSamBevington NW StaffordshirePosts: 134
I spent this miserrable day planning  our new project; stream, pond and seating area in memory of Mum and late dog Tula. 2 x Large beds planned , 4 x 3m plus raised banks adjacent to the stream from the spoil created . Got my plant list of things i have got, annuals to fill. Never done this before...
Have plotted drifts of Foxgloves and Delphiniums but what to follow on from them in July,: underplanting 3 shrub Roses- DA Gertrude Jeckyll amd 3 x Princess of ?? Pink ? 
Campanula,  geraniums rozatte , salvia ?? What looks good under Roses and lasts till Autumn 🍂 


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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,858
    I grow verbena rigida under my Falstaff roses.
    The violet flowers really shine out from around July onward and looks good with the deep red of Falstaff.
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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,152
    Autumn??? You must be in a different hemisphere to most of us luv 
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  • LoxleyLoxley NottinghamPosts: 4,972
    Geranium Rozanne, Geranium Anne Thompson, Eurybia x herveyi, Eurybia divaricata, Aster 'Veilchenkönigin', Sedum 'Matrona', Rudbeckia 'Little Gold Star', Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Inverleith' (shorter than most Persicarias)...
  • Nanny BeachNanny Beach Posts: 8,297
    Nepeta lavender
  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 7,672
    The shrubby types of salvia flower right through until autumn, and so do hardy fuchsias (they aren't all huge). The salvias like a decent amount of sun but fuchsias are OK with  shade.
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