'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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SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

Large, golden-yellow flowers July-October.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'
RUDBECKIA laciniata 'Hortensia'

RUDBECKIA laciniata 'Hortensia'

Very tall stems bear double, bright golden-yellow flowers. Vigorous.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'

Narrow, red-tinted leaves and deep red flowers.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwergelefant'

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

The only white cultivar!

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'
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 novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'

Very large lilac-pink flowers.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'
HELENIUM 'Amber'

HELENIUM 'Amber'

New introduction, has masses of amber flowers streaked with orange from late July-September. Sun.

1.50m £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'
VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

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

1.20m £5.00

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group 'Prairie Giant'

Much admired in the garden! From Dove Cottage Nursery, this is very tall, with huge pink flowerheads in summer. Insect heaven! Sunny spot, back of the border.

3.00m £7.50

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group 'Prairie Giant'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'

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

1.50m £5.00

DELPHINIUM 'Finsteraarhorn'

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