Posted: 27/04/2013 at 21:16
How about Achilleas, Alstroemerias, Red hot pokers , Lupins and Penstemons. There's reds oranges and yellows in the first three and good purples in the two others? All 'spikes' rather than bushy. All fairly easy to get hold of and usually plenty of varieties in most GCs/nurseries.
Any good Matty?