Perennials are one of the most popular categories of plants today. Most perennials flower in spring or summer and grow each year from their roots. Perennials can last many years and are normally categorized as either shade or sun loving.

A popular old cottage garden perennial, cultivated for centuries. This is an outstanding compact strain, with bell-shaped lavender-blue bell flowers but with a more showy outfacing habit. Flwoers are produced on a strong stems throughout summer if spent flowers are removed. Excellent for cutting. Plant in any sunny border setting, terrific in containers.