'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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PHLOX 'Violet Flame'

PHLOX 'Violet Flame'

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

45cm £5.00

GERANIUM psilostemon

Intense magenta flowers with a black eye. Good autumn colour.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

GERANIUM psilostemon
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Loysder Wieck'

Very different, with brown-backed, yellow rolled petals set far apart. Steph likes this one, but then she likes Marmite!

90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Loysder Wieck'
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

PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'

Pale pink to white flowers from July.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'
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 'Purple Cloud'

Tall variety with large purple-blue flowers.

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Purple Cloud'
KNIPHOFIA northiae

KNIPHOFIA northiae

Giant flowerheads of pale yellow opening from red buds.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'

Narrow, red-tinted leaves and deep red flowers.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'
HELENIUM 'Marion Nickig'

HELENIUM 'Marion Nickig'

Smaller orange-red flowers, yellow at the tips, over a long season.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Marina Wolkonsky'

Deep violet daisies from September.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Marina Wolkonsky'
HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'

Bright yellow flowers with a lemon-yellow reverse on tall stems. Sun.

AGM NEW 1.50m £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'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Helen Picton'

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 'Quinton Menzies'

Deep purple-pink flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

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