'A Selection of Front of Border Plants' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Front of Border Plants

Down to the fine detail – choose plants which are long flowering, or need to be seen up close to fully appreciate.

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SARUMA henryi

SARUMA henryi

Upright wild ginger. Bowl-shaped yellow flowers in spring. Grows well in shade.

40cm £5.00

ARUM italicum ssp. neglectum 'Miss Janay Hall'

Yellow-speckled glossy foliage overwinter, cream flowers April-May. Part shade.

NEW 30cm £5.00

ARUM italicum ssp. neglectum 'Miss Janay Hall'
GERANIUM sanguineum 'Joanna'

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Joanna'

Rarely offered. Large crimson-pink flowers, stunning when grown through a framework.

30cm £4.50

GERANIUM nodosum 'Wreighburn House White'

Clear, white flowers, larger and stronger than 'Silverwood'. Tolerates dry shade.

30cm £5.00

GERANIUM nodosum 'Wreighburn House White'
SALVIA microphylla 'Wild Watermelon'

SALVIA microphylla 'Wild Watermelon'

Magenta-pink flowers with a white throat, May-November. Sun.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'African Sky'

Masses of mauve-blue flowers May-November, on a bushy plant. Sunny, sheltered spot.

80cm £5.00

SALVIA 'African Sky'
SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Buttons'

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Buttons'

Introduced by Dove Cottage Nursery. Selected for its compact habit and long flowering time. Plum-coloured thimble flowers.

60cm £5.00

EUPHORBIA epithymoides 'Bonfire'

Forms a mound of rich maroon-red foliage, with contrasting golden flowers in spring. Smoulders all summer long! One of our current favourites.

PBR 30cm £5.00

EUPHORBIA epithymoides 'Bonfire'
GEUM 'Mai Tai'

GEUM 'Mai Tai'

Ruffled burgundy buds open to reveal pale peach flowers flushed with rose-pink, through spring and summer. My current favourite.

45cm £5.00

GEUM 'Beech House Apricot'

Stunning soft creamy-yellow flowers suffused with apricot, May-August.

30cm £5.00

GEUM 'Beech House Apricot'
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Virgin'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Virgin'

Clean white fragrant flowers with a green central cone, June-September. Flat petals. My favourite white echinacea.

PBR 60cm £5.00

ARUM creticum

Big, beautiful Arum Lily, with large, creamy-yellow, sweetly-scented flowers April-May, above huge glossy leaves. Deep, well drained soil in sun or shade.

45cm £6.50

ARUM creticum
CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Skylark'

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Skylark'

Tall graceful stems carry large starry open flowers of burnt orange with a cream central zone.

70cm £5.00

IRIS 'Aunty Ruth'

From Sylvia Fenwick, a king pin of Warks Plant Heritage! This was given to her by her aunt, who had grown it for a number of years. Wonderful dusky rose to russet veined flowers.

30cm £6.50

IRIS 'Aunty Ruth'
EUPHORBIA epithymoides

EUPHORBIA epithymoides

Syn. E. polychroma. Mounds of bright yellow flowerheads all spring.

AGM 40cm £5.00

THALICTRUM ichangense 'Purple Marble'

Beautiful heart-shaped, purple-flushed leaves with silver veining on a compact, shade-loving plant. Fluffy pale pink flowers from spring onwards.

30cm £5.00

THALICTRUM ichangense 'Purple Marble'

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