'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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MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

Deep red flowers and red-flushed foliage.

1.50m £5.00

CORTADERIA richardii

Pampas grass with silvery loose arching flower plumes from July-October. Nothing like the 1960s monster!

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CORTADERIA richardii
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

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

A robust form, with whorls of narrow leaves along tall stems, emerging purple-brown then green. Small pendulous purple-speckled white flowers, then red berries in autumn.

1.20m £5.00

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'
ACONITUM carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) 'Cloudy'

ACONITUM carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) 'Cloudy'

Large, hooded, ivory flowers smudged with violet, August-October. Worth a try!

PBR 80cm £5.00

RUDBECKIA subtomentosa 'Loofahsa Wheaten Gold'

Brown-centred yellow flowers July-October on narrow, upright stems. An airy habit.

90cm £5.00

RUDBECKIA subtomentosa 'Loofahsa Wheaten Gold'
HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

Beautiful mahogany flowers on tall strong stems.

AGM 90cm £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Rotfuchs'

Deep rusty-red plumes fade to charcoal-purple.

2.00m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Rotfuchs'
ACTAEA 'Chocoholic'

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

HELENIUM 'Amber'

New introduction, has masses of amber flowers streaked with orange from late July-September. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Amber'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Dark violet bellflowers held in trusses through summer. Sun or part shade in moist soil.

AGM 75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'
PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'

PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'

Conical heads of white flowers from pink buds.

90cm £5.00

STIPA gigantea

Dense base clump of narrow leaves and many tall stems with heads of oat-like flowers which shimmer in the sun. A feature plant throughout the summer. Moist soil in sun.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

STIPA gigantea
IRIS sibirica 'Peter Hewitt'

IRIS sibirica 'Peter Hewitt'

Deep violet-blue flowers with a golden throat and gold edges to he petals.

AGM 90cm £5.00

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Jumble Hole'

Large white and green flowers over a long season to November!

90cm £5.00

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Jumble Hole'

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