'A Selection of Plants that like the Sun' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that like the Sun

The majority of perennials and grasses need sun for most of the day! There are plenty to choose from here.

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SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'

Buttercream buds open to single white daisies. It really does sparkle!

75cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'
PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'

PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'

Strong grower, has white-edged pink flowers March-May, bronzy foliage.

15cm £4.50

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'
CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'

From John Williams. Lots of pale mauve daisies on a later-flowering plant, from Sepember-October. An ericoides cross, but clump forming.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'
GALEGA officinalis 'Alba'

GALEGA officinalis 'Alba'

Masses of white flowers June-July. Leaves can be variegated as they emerge.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

GERANIUM 'Stephanie'

Graceful, pale violet-blue upturned flowers in spring, held well above the foliage. Sun or part shade.

40cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Stephanie'
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

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

GERANIUM 'White Doves'

New from Dove Cottage Nursery. Glossy, evergreen foliage and white flowers all summer until frosts. Sun or part shade. Beautiful.

40cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'White Doves'
CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Electra'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Electra'

Rich sky blue flower spikes, much bigger than other varieties, from May-June. Very rarely offered as it's so slow to propagate, but so beautiful!

90cm £7.50

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'

Hard to find perennial. Golden-yellow foliage and coral-red flowers above. Very striking plant in shade!

90cm £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

From Great Dixter, this has densely-packed pale yellow flower spikes in summer above grey-green leaf rosettes. Very perennial!

AGM 2.00m £5.00

VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Lance Corporal'

Bright green leaves with a dark chevron mark in the centre. Red flowers late summer to autumn. Compact and well behaved.

60cm £5.00

PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Lance Corporal'

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