'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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SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'

SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'

One of the tallest Sanguisorba, this has maroon fingers on open branching stems July-August.

2.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Treasure'

Deep lilac daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Treasure'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

Deep purple-pink flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'
SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

Purple buds open to fuzzy pink droopy catkins. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Harrington's Pink'

Clusters of bright pink flowers. Popular at the nursery.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Harrington's Pink'
DELPHINIUM 'Alice Artindale'

DELPHINIUM 'Alice Artindale'

Beautiful double sky blue flowers. Hard to keep until established, but well worth trying!

1.80m £6.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwerg Elefant'

Unique dark pinky-red crimped flowers burst out of their bulbous sheaths late summer! Wide foliage. A current favourite.

1.80m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwerg Elefant'
FOENICULUM vulgare 'Giant Bronze'

FOENICULUM vulgare 'Giant Bronze'

Clouds of feathery bronze-purple foliage followed by flat-topped dusky-yellow flowers from midsummer. Wonderfully atmospheric plant in a sunny border.

1.50m £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus
PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

Eyecatching lilac flowers with white margins in summer. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

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

AGM 1.80m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

Deep blue-purple scented flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'
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 'Saint Michaels'

Large blue-purple flowers September-October.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Saint Michaels'

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