'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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MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Skyracer'

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Skyracer'

Very tall, branching stems, good autumn colour.

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Skinny Fingers'

Our introduction this year! Tall, airy stems carry long, narrow, white pointy flowers touched with pink.

NEW 1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Skinny Fingers'
ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'

ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'

Lovely near-black foliage, white flower spikes July-September. Shade.

NEW 90cm £7.00

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group

Huge clusters of small purple-pink flowers on upright red stems with bright green leaves, July-September. Sun or part shade.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group
SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

Bigger and better flowers than 'Big Pink'. Lots of stems closely grouped. Stands well. New in 2013 from us.

2.00m £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

A shorter variety. Deep violet-blue globe thistle flowers from July-September. Good as a cut flower. Any soil in sun.

1.00m £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

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

AGM 1.20m £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'
POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

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

90cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

Vivid magenta flowers, dark veins, June-September.

90cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'
CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

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

AGM 90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Amber'

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

1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Amber'
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

HELENIUM 'Luc'

Very similar to 'Sahin's Early Flowerer', but darker and bigger flowers from early July. A current favourite.

90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Luc'
CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

A huge clump of deep maroon foliage, and masses of scented white flowers all summer. Prefers full sun.

1.50m £6.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

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