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Cottage gardens encompass all sorts of plants, from herbaceous perennials to shrubs and annuals, all planted closely together to create an informal, random appearance. They are often valued for their attractiveness to wildlife and informal growth habit. Try growing climbing plants over arbours and throw in a few herbs and fruit plants for a genuine look! We have a fabulous range of cottage garden plants, all representing excellent value for money. For tips and advice see our guide to growing perennial plants and view our informative video.
Veronica longifolia 'Christa'
(Speedwell)Curious twisted flower spikes topped with a bright green comb adorn this unusual perennial. Veronica longifolia ‘Christa’ makes an eye catching addition to sunny borders where its extraordinary flowers will attract butterflies and beneficial insects. Initially bred for the cut flower industry, ‘Christa’ is ideal for adding to flower arrangements and has a good vase life. Supplied as bareroot. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info