'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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ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'

ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'

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

NEW 90cm £7.00

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'
HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

Tuberous perennial sunflower, can grow up to 3 metres in one season! Single yellow sunflowers from late September. Doesn't run.

2.50m £5.00

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

EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

Clear rose-pink large daisies.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

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

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Wineflower'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Poseidon'

Very broad leaves and chunky pink flowers. Stunning autumn colour.

2.00m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Poseidon'
MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'

Unusual form with gracefully curving flower stems, arching over lower planting.

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'

Large rich purple-red flowers September-October.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'
ACANTHUS spinosus

ACANTHUS spinosus

Glossy, spiky leaves. Purple-hooded, white-lipped flowers. Very architectural!

AGM 90cm £6.00

EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'

A good form, one of the largest.

1.50m £5.00

EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Glow in the Dark'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Glow in the Dark'

Our introduction in 2010. Masses of luminous lilac-pink daisies contrast with black stems and dark foliage. A. 'Calliope' x A. 'Fellowship'.

1.20m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

Large, golden-yellow flowers July-October.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'
SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

Latest to flower, with deep red short fingers on erect fine stems from September-November. Sun.

1.80m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

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

AGM 1.80m £6.50

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

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