'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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CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

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

AGM 75cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Scapino'

From Sarastro Nursery in Germany, this has deep red catkins on tall open stems, which move gently in the breeze, July-September.

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Scapino'
DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'

DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'

Much admired in our garden. Vivid blue flowers with a dark brown bee.

1.50m £5.00

ARUNDO donax

Giant reed, growing up to 10ft high! Grey-green leaves. Needs a warm spot in moist soil.

3.00m £7.50

ARUNDO donax
SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Orpheus'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Orpheus'

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

1.50m £5.00

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

Large, flat golden flowerheads. An old favourite. Full sun, drought tolerant.

AGM 1.20m £4.50

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'

Orange and bronze flowers.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'
LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

Long black stems and dramatic toothed foliage. Slender racemes of yellow flowers July-August. Moist soil in sun.

AGM 1.80m £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'
PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

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

90cm £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

Deep red flowers and red-flushed foliage.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'
VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

From Great Dixter, this has densely-packed pale yellow flower spikes in summer above grey-green leaf rosettes. Very perennial!

AGM 2.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Evensong'

Violet-purple flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Evensong'
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

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'

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