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Acaena saccaticupula 'Blue Haze' is an excellent ground cover with powder blue foliage.
Achillea ageratifolia is an unusual yarrow forming aromatic, silver-green, mounds covered in pure white daisies with light yellow centres.
Achillea filipendulina ‘Gold Plate’ is a yarrow that produces masses of large golden-yellow flowers on tall stems.
Achillea millefolium, the common yarrow, is an important nectar source and host plant for a diversity of insects.
Achillea 'Apricot Delight' has large, flat-topped flower clusters in various shades of pink on strong stems up to 24 inches with fragrant, fern-like foliage.
Achillea Desert Eve 'Deep Rose' is a yarrow with dark pink flowers with yellow centres above fragrant, fern-like foliage.
Achillea Desert Eve 'Red Improved' has brick-red flowers above fragrant, fern-like foliage.
Achillea Desert Eve Terracotta has flowers in shades of yellow, orange and rusty orange.
Achillea millefolium 'Heartthrob' has large, flat-topped flower clusters with colourfast, velvet-red flowers above dissected, fern-like foliage.
Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage Red' has large, flat-topped flower clusters of bright red with white centres.
Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage Rose' has large, flat-topped flower clusters of rose pink with white eyes on strong stems to 24 inches.
Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage Violet' has large, flat-topped flower clusters of bright lavender pink with white centres.
Achillea 'Sassy Summer Taffy' has large, flat-topped flower clusters in shades of deep rose pink, salmon pink, light pink, and peachy pink on tall, strong stems to 32 inches
Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail' is a unique yarrow with white, button-like flowers held in low, cloud-like mounds.
Achlys triphylla is a unique ground cover attractive to pollinators and hummingbirds. The dried three-part leaves smell like vanilla.
Aconitum 'Cloudy' is a gorgeous bicolour monkshood with blue and white flowers.
The tall stems and purple-blue flowers of the monkshood Aconitum 'Arendsii' offer a substitute for Delphinium for shadier conditions.
Aconitum 'Royal Flush' has spires of purple-blue monkshood flowers preceded by luscious chocolate-red new growth.
Aconitum fischeri is a shorter monkshood to two feet with purple-blue flowers.
Japanese monkshood, Aconitum japonicum, has wonderful, hooded purple-blue flowers in summer on arching stems.
Aconitum lamarckii (syn. pyrenaicum) is an unusual monkshood with long airy racemes of pale sulphur yellow tubular flowers.