'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 'Red Admiral'

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

Vivid magenta flowers, dark veins, June-September.

90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'

A recent tall introduction, with airy upright branching stems topped with large maroon burrs over a long season. A good name, and one of our top ten!

1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

Masses of red bobble flowers on slender stems through summer. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

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

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Patricia'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Patricia'

From a customer, who found it as a seedling in his garden and named it in remembrance of his wife. Rose-pink daisies in a good spread of flowers. It has a good shape, and a fresh, bright appearance!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'

Giant form, with sword-like pleated leaves and branching heads of pale orange flowers.

1.80m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'
HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

Tuberous perennial sunflower, can grow up to 3 metres in one season! Single yellow sunflowers from late September. Doesn't run.

2.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'

Narrow, red-tinted leaves and deep red flowers.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'
CYNARA cardunculus

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

ARUNDO donax

Giant reed, growing up to 10ft high! Grey-green leaves. Needs a warm spot in moist soil.

3.00m £7.50

ARUNDO donax
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

Pale purple-pink flowers September-October.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Violet'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

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

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

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

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

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