'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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SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'

Giant form, with sword-like pleated leaves and branching heads of pale orange flowers.

1.80m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'
HELENIUM 'Zimbelstern'

HELENIUM 'Zimbelstern'

Yellow flowers with an orange hue. Wide petals.

1.00m £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'
ACANTHUS mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Sjaak'

ACANTHUS mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Sjaak'

Large, glossy leaves and tall spires of purple and white hooded flowers late spring and summer.

2.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

Masses of red bobble flowers on slender stems through summer. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Rotfuchs'

Deep rusty-red plumes fade to charcoal-purple.

2.00m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Rotfuchs'
PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

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

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'

Masses of small white daisies September-October. Mildew-free. I think this is an HPS conservation plant.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'
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

SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'

A recent tall introduction, with airy upright branching stems topped with large maroon burrs over a long season. A good name, and one of our top ten!

1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'
CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

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

AGM 90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus

Glossy, spiky leaves. Purple-hooded, white-lipped flowers. Very architectural!

AGM 90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus

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