'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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HELENIUM 'Fiesta'

HELENIUM 'Fiesta'

Vermillion and gold flowers on well branched stems.

1.30m £5.00

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

Upright sturdy stems carry large pyramidal heads of scented lilac-pink flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'
RODGERSIA pinnata 'Superba'

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

Sprays of small lilac daisies September-November, on maroon stems and dark foliage. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'
PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

Strong salmon-pink flowers July-August.

PBR 80cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Helen Picton'

Large, rich violet-purple flowers on a compact plant. From Paul Picton, National Collection Holder of Asters.

1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Helen Picton'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

Pale purple-pink flowers September-October. One of my favourites!

1.50m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'

Pale pink to white flowers from July.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

Deep red flowers and red-flushed foliage.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

Bigger and better flowers than 'Big Pink'. Lots of stems closely grouped. Stands well. New in 2013 from us.

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'
SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

Purple buds open to fuzzy pink droopy catkins. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Hercules'

Broad leaves with a white midrib. Strong thick stems, flowers above foliage from September-October.

2.15m - 2.40m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Hercules'
CYNARA cardunculus

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Crimson Beauty'

Purple-red flowers.

1.35m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Crimson Beauty'
CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

Masses of white bells July-September. A cottage garden classic.

AGM 90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

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

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

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