'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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EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'

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

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

Vivid magenta flowers, dark veins, June-September.

90cm £4.50

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

Deep purple-pink flowers.

1.40m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'

Narrow, red-tinted leaves and deep red flowers.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'
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

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

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

AGM 1.80m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'
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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

The only white cultivar!

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'
PHLOX 'Violet Flame'

PHLOX 'Violet Flame'

Dwarf variety with violet-blue flowers, paler at the centre.

45cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, a fabulous tall ornamental thistle with rich blue-purple flowerheads on silver-purple stems mid-late summer. Full sun in rich soil.

1.20m £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'
SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'

SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'

A recent tall introduction, with airy upright branching stems topped with maroon burrs. A good name!

NEW 1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'

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

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'
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 novae-angliae 'Sayer's Croft'

Purple-pink flowers.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Sayer's Croft'
HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

Much requested in our garden. Two rows of creamy-yellow petals with a yellow and black centre, flowers August-October. Doesn't run. Sunny position.

1.80m £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'

Pale creamy-yellow perennial hollyhock with dark maroon stamens, flowers from June-November. Grey-green rust-free leaves!

2.40m £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'

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