Aubretia (also Aubrieta) is a flowering plant in the cabbage family Brassicaceae. The genus is named after the French flower painter Claude Aubriet. It originates from southern Europe east to Central Asia but is now a common garden plant in Europe.
The Grecian windflower is a tuberous perennial plant native to southeastern Europe, Turkey, Lebanon and Syria. It grows to 10 cm. It's flowers appear early in Spring when little else is in flower. The flowers are an intense shade of purple blue, but are also available in shades of pink and white.
Asteraceae, Daisy Asteraceae are an exceedingly large and widespread family of Angiospermae, there are more than 23,000 currrently accepted species spread across 1,620 genera and 12 sub families. In terms of numbers of species, Asteraceae is rivaled only by Orchidaceae
Myosotis scorpioides, the Water Forget-me-not or True Forget-me-not. it's native to Europe and Asia but can be found elsewhere including much of North America as an introduced species. It blooms from mid-spring to first frost in temperate climates.
Clematis Montana Rubens Clematis is a genus of about 300 species within the buttercup family Ranunculaceae. The garden hybrids are very popular among gardeners. Most Clematis are of Chinese or Japanese origin.