'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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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

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Jumble Hole'

Large white and green flowers over a long season to November!

90cm £5.00

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Jumble Hole'
ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

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

AGM 1.20m £4.50

EUPHORBIA donii

Long-lasting lime-green flowers on a bush of narrow silver-centred foliage. A striking plant.

1.20m £5.00

EUPHORBIA donii
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

SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

Latest to flower, with deep red short fingers on erect fine stems from September-November. Sun.

1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Marina Wolkonsky'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Marina Wolkonsky'

Deep violet daisies from September.

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Milly van Hoboken'

Delicate pink flowers in late July.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Milly van Hoboken'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Poseidon'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Poseidon'

Very broad leaves and chunky pink flowers. Stunning autumn colour.

2.00m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Konigstiger'

Strong brick-red flowers with yellow centres and tips from late July-August.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Konigstiger'
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

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'

Slightly more delicate than 'Windspiel'.

1.50m £5.00

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'
ACANTHUS mollis Latifolius Group 'Rue Ledan'

ACANTHUS mollis Latifolius Group 'Rue Ledan'

A selected good white form.

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

Shocking pink flowers on black stems, and maroon-tinged green leaves.

AGM 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'
PHLOX paniculata 'Ending Blue'

PHLOX paniculata 'Ending Blue'

Lilac-pink flowers in daylight, but change to soft purple-violet in the evening. Fragrant too!

1.00m £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'

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