'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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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 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'

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

1.20m £5.00

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

Tuberous perennial sunflower, can grow up to 3 metres in one season! Single yellow sunflowers from late September. Doesn't run.

2.50m £5.00

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'
MONARDA 'Squaw'

MONARDA 'Squaw'

Narrow-petalled, tufted red flowers July-September. Leave monarda stems after flowering, look great all winter!

AGM 1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

Also known as A. 'Vasterival'. Mauve flowers September-November on wiry purple-black stems. Very delicate, much admired in the display garden.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

Pale purple-pink flowers September-October.

1.50m £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

Vigorous form with long grey-green leaves and large cream flowers.

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'
CYNARA cardunculus

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Zimbelstern'

Yellow flowers with an orange hue. Wide petals.

1.00m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Zimbelstern'
CEPHALARIA gigantea

CEPHALARIA gigantea

Tall clump-forming perennial bearing primrose-yellow scabious-like flowers June-August. Insects love it! Sun to part shade.

1.80m £5.00

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'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

Deep red flowers and red-flushed foliage.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

Purple buds open to fuzzy pink droopy catkins. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

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