'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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STEMMACANTHA centauroides

STEMMACANTHA centauroides

Syn. Centaurea pulchra 'Major'. Purple-red flowers in summer attract bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant when established. Hard to propagate so rarely available.

75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'
HELENIUM 'Luc'

HELENIUM 'Luc'

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

90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Happy Halloween'

Very tall stems bearing apricot pokers late September-November. Sun.

1.50m £6.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Happy Halloween'
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

HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

Pale lemon perennial sunflower.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'
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

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwergelefant'

Unique dark pinky-red crimped flowers burst out of their bulbous sheaths late summer! Wide foliage. A current favourite.

1.80m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwergelefant'
ASTER ‘Black Ice’

ASTER ‘Black Ice’

Icy lilac-blue small daisies in tidy sprays. A laevis type, but is fairly compact, upright and non-running. Contrasting black stems and dark green smoky leaves. Impending storm clouds! A very useful mixer in the border.

1.50m £6.50

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'John Davis'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'John Davis'

Rich dark pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

ACTAEA simplex 'Pink Spike'

White flowers in autumn which quickly fade to pink . Moist soil in part shade.

90cm £6.50

ACTAEA simplex 'Pink Spike'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

Sprays of small lilac daisies September-November, on maroon stems and dark foliage. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'

Vigorous, evergreen selection. Long narrow leaves with a striking white midrib, and honey-scented brown flowers in summer. The best of the x pasteurii types. Full sun.

1.50m £5.00

EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'
HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'

Bright yellow flowers with a lemon-yellow reverse on tall stems. Sun.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

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