Centaurea Montana (mountain cornflower), hardy perennial, self seeding
Battersea, London in the 1950's. (I wasn't around in the 1950's, but I can remember walking along the wall, holding Mummy's hand on the way home from the shops)
Black and white
The care of hardy mums
They're sold as "Hardy" mums, but they rarely live through the winter? Here's how to care for your mums, so they can be truly hardy, perennial plants.
Aster novi-belgii 'Lady In Blue', Michaelmas daisy - hardy perennial, full sun, well-drained soil, height 129cm, spread 90cm, can be divided
RHS Plant Selector Anemone × hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' Herb P, Pure white flowers, H1.5m W1m Hardiness H4
How to Divide & Transplant Mums | Home Guides | SF Gate
How to Care for Hardy Mum Flowers | Garden Guides
Rose 'Burgundy Ice' - Blooms all summer long. Lovely cut flower. Height 3'
Roses and Irises
photinia red robin - also a possible focal point
Creating the garden