'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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GERANIUM psilostemon

GERANIUM psilostemon

Intense magenta flowers with a black eye. Good autumn colour.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

ACANTHUS mollis Latifolius Group 'Rue Ledan'

A selected good white form.

1.20m £5.50

ACANTHUS mollis Latifolius Group 'Rue Ledan'
PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

Large pink flowers with a white centre in summer. Good soil in sun or part shade.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Helen Picton'

Large, rich violet-purple flowers on a compact plant. From Paul Picton, National Collection Holder of Asters.

1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Helen Picton'
IRIS sibirica 'Peter Hewitt'

IRIS sibirica 'Peter Hewitt'

Deep violet-blue flowers with a golden throat and gold edges to he petals.

AGM 90cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, also called ‘Trevor’s Blue Wonder’, a fabulous tall ornamental thistle with rich blue-purple flowerheads on silver-purple stems mid-late summer. Full sun in rich soil.

PBR 1.20m £6.50

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’
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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

The only white cultivar!

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

Clear rose-pink large daisies.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

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

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'
EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'

EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'

A good form, one of the largest.

1.50m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

Deep blue-purple scented flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'
SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

Purple buds open to fuzzy pink droopy catkins. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Violet'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

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 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

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