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

A Selection of Back of Border Plants

These are self-supporting tall plants, topped with flowers. They can be used for screening or hiding unsightly features. Choose plants of differing heights to vary the gradient of the border.

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SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Andenken an Alma Potschke'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Andenken an Alma Potschke'

Deep rose-pink daisies with slightly curling petals from September.

AGM 90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Naomi'

Pale pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Naomi'
PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

Shocking pink flowers on black stems, and maroon-tinged green leaves.

AGM 80cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'
EUPHORBIA donii

EUPHORBIA donii

Long-lasting lime-green flowers on a bush of narrow silver-centred foliage. A striking plant.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'

Lovely deep violet flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'
CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

Also known as A. 'Vasterival'. Mauve flowers September-November on wiry purple-black stems. Very delicate, much admired in the display garden.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'
EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'

EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'

Vigorous, evergreen selection. Long narrow leaves with a striking white midrib, and honey-scented brown flowers in summer. The best of the x pasteurii types. Full sun.

1.50m £5.00

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

Long black stems and dramatic toothed foliage. Slender racemes of yellow flowers July-August. Moist soil in sun.

AGM 1.80m £5.00

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

Purple buds open to fuzzy pink droopy catkins. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'James'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'James'

Big, bright purple daisies. A lovely new variety from John Tuite of West Acre Gardens in Norfolk, named after his son.

1.20m £5.00

RODGERSIA pinnata 'Superba'

Bright pink flowers on dark red stems July-September, above dark green foliage. Loves moisture, even edge of pond.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

RODGERSIA pinnata 'Superba'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA alpina

Forms a massive clump, with large plumes of creamy-white flowers over a long period. Dramatic foliage. Useful for height in shade.

1.80m £5.00

PERSICARIA alpina

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