'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 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

PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

Large, fragrant trusses of pearly lilac flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'

Very large lilac-pink flowers.

1.50m £5.00

DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'

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

1.50m £5.00

DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'
ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

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

AGM 1.20m £4.50

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'
ERYNGIUM yuccifolium

ERYNGIUM yuccifolium

Evergreen, with strap-shaped leaves and, in midsummer, tall branching spikes of creamy-green flower clusters. Adds interest over the winter months.

1.80m £5.00

RUDBECKIA laciniata 'Starcadia Razzle Dazzle'

Yellow flowers on a narrow clump July-September. An HPS conservation plant.

1.50m £5.00

RUDBECKIA laciniata 'Starcadia Razzle Dazzle'
HELENIUM 'Amber'

HELENIUM 'Amber'

New introduction, has masses of amber flowers streaked with orange from late July-September. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Colwall Constellation'

Later-flowering heather-purple daisies from late October.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Colwall Constellation'
CORTADERIA richardii

CORTADERIA richardii

Pampas grass with silvery loose arching flower plumes from July-October. Nothing like the 1960s monster!

AGM 2.50m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

Large, fragrant, violet-blue flowers from July-August. Good mildew-resistance.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'
DELPHINIUM 'Raymond Lister'

DELPHINIUM 'Raymond Lister'

Dense spires of sky blue flowers on tall stems. Sun.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Vicky'

Bright orange flowers edged with yellow, July-September.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Vicky'
PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

Strong salmon-pink flowers July-August.

PBR 80cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

Pale purple-pink flowers September-October. One of my favourites!

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

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