Subconsciously I must have been in a purple mood when ordering seeds and bulbs for my allotment garden space. There are some glorious gladioli coming into flower – a few are a bit bent, you might notice one in this vase! I’m hopeless at flower arranging, so sure many would have made a better job of showing them off.
I picked, echinacea, cosmos and achillea to go with the gladioli. The creamy coloured one with a light purple tinge is called ‘Moonlight Shadow’ and the dark purple is ‘Purple Flora’.