Christmas money shopping

I have been very blessed this Christmas and was given some money which I have just spent on buying flowers from Crocus. They will be on their way within two weeks!
I have bought hardy perennials, on the principle that I don’t have money to spend on annuals every year and more importantly, I don’t have room for a greenhouse or cold frames, so i cant grow annuals either.
As the yard has limited sun, i have gone for plants happy in partial shade or sun, with the exception of the Lugwort which will do in the shade.
I have also tried to choose flowers that will give me as much all year colour as possible, and of course within my budget. Actually i went £7.90 over… but thats not bad on nine plants!
I bought:
Pulmonaria longifolia (lungwort)
Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (wood spurge)
Vinca minor ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ (lesser periwinkle)
Helenium ‘Moerheim Beauty’ – (sneezeweed )
Astrantia major ‘Star of Billion’ (Masterwort)
Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Burgunder’ – (blanket flower)
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’ (Lavender)
Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’ – (kaffir lily)
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii – (black eyed susan)

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