'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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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

ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'

Lovely near-black foliage, white flower spikes July-September. Shade.

90cm £5.00

ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'
ACANTHUS mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Sjaak'

ACANTHUS mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Sjaak'

Large, glossy leaves and tall spires of purple and white hooded flowers late spring and summer.

2.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'
HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'

HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'

Orange and bronze flowers.

80cm £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

A shorter variety. Deep violet-blue globe thistle flowers from July-September. Good as a cut flower. Any soil in sun.

1.00m £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
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 laeve 'Orpheus'

Stunning plant, has dark stems and leaves, then in late summer beautiful blue daisies. Tall and rangey.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Orpheus'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

Deep wine-red lambstails on tall upright stems through summer. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

HELIANTHUS 'Bitter Chocolate'

Big starry, yellow, chocolate-scented flowers August-September, on tall stems with narrow leaves. Sun.

2.00m £5.00

HELIANTHUS 'Bitter Chocolate'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Lye End Beauty'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Lye End Beauty'

Warm deep-pink flowers.

1.40m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

One of my favourites, with dark green foliage and stunning red flower plumes.

AGM 1.80m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Crimson Beauty'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Crimson Beauty'

Purple-red flowers.

1.35m £5.00

ACTAEA 'Chocoholic'

A new variety with almost black foliage and spikes of pale pink fragrant flowers late summer to autumn. Moist soil in part shade.

75cm £5.00

ACTAEA 'Chocoholic'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

Clear rose-pink large daisies.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'James'

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