'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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ASTER peduncularis

ASTER peduncularis

Syn. Aster asperulus. Unusual foliage for an aster. Attractive, large violet-blue daisies from August. Everyone loves it on sight in our garden!

30cm £5.00

LUNARIA annua 'Corfu Blue'

Annual/perennial blue-flowered Honesty! Everyone loves this plant in our garden. Electric-blue flowers from April continue all season, then silver coin seedheads appear, and drop to produce more plants next year. Sun to part shade.

90cm £3.50

LUNARIA annua 'Corfu Blue'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Fire Jumper'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Fire Jumper'

Golden-yellow flowers with an orange stripe down the centre of each petal.

75cm £5.00

ERYNGIUM yuccifolium

Evergreen, with strap-shaped leaves and, in midsummer, tall branching spikes of creamy-green flower clusters. Adds interest over the winter months.

1.80m £5.00

ERYNGIUM yuccifolium
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

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

NEW 1.20m £5.00

STIPA ichu

Fine textured clump with showy flowerheads in spring just above the foliage. Better than S. tenuissima. Full sun.

60cm £5.00

STIPA ichu
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwerg Elefant'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwerg Elefant'

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

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM ericoides f. prostratus 'Snow Flurry'

Low spreading branches carry sprays of small white daisies. Lovely over edge of wall or under roses.

AGM 15cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM ericoides f. prostratus 'Snow Flurry'
NEPETA 'Poseidon'

NEPETA 'Poseidon'

Upright spires of blue-purple flowers June-August. Sun.

60cm £5.00

DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'

Much admired in our garden. Vivid blue flowers with a dark brown bee.

1.50m £5.00

DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'
ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

Rarely offered variety. Rosette of sword-shaped leaves to 85cm, branched heads of small maroon flowers October-December. Very architectural!

1.60m £8.50

VERBENA rigida

A neat, low-growing verbena produces clusters of purple or magenta flowers June-September. Lovely with silver-leafed plants in a sunny spot.

AGM 60cm £5.00

VERBENA rigida
SANGUISORBA 'Miss Elly'

SANGUISORBA 'Miss Elly'

From Coen Jansen, a seeding from S. 'Lum', but flowers later for us. Red flowers.

NEW 1.00m £5.00

SANTOLINA pinnata ssp. neapolitana 'Edward Bowles'

Compact bushy plant with grey-green foliage and creamy-yellow button flowers May-August. Sun.

45cm £5.00

SANTOLINA pinnata ssp. neapolitana 'Edward Bowles'
CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

Flowers are buttercup-yellow inside, fringed and backed with red. Compact and floriferous. Very eye-catching!

60cm £5.00

PEROVSKIA 'Blue Spire'

'Russian Sage'. A tall airy plant with lavender-blue flower spikes in late summer, and aromatic grey divided foliage.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

PEROVSKIA 'Blue Spire'

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