'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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GERANIUM maculatum 'Spring Purple'

GERANIUM maculatum 'Spring Purple'

Clump-forming plant with purple flowers in spring!

60cm £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

Deep red flowers and red-flushed foliage.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'
VERONICA longifolia 'Charming Pink'

VERONICA longifolia 'Charming Pink'

Tall, sugary-pink candles of flowers in summer, loved by insects. Useful mid-border in sun.

70cm £5.00

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Lady Eve Price'

We have a few of this rare, deep violet-blue flowered form, blooming May-June. Sun.

60cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Lady Eve Price'
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'

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

90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form

Lovely silver leaves, and bright pink bottlebrush flowers June-August. Sun.

50cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form
GALEGA orientalis

GALEGA orientalis

Small, rich blue pea-like flowers on a spreading plant. Best in a large sunny border or between shrubs.

1.20m £5.00

SALVIA 'Royal Bumble'

Rich red flowers on dark stems from early summer to October. Sun.

AGM 60cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Royal Bumble'
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 laeve 'Nightshade'

Dark purple stems bear sprays of blue flowers late summer.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Nightshade'
MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'

Slightly more delicate than 'Windspiel'.

1.50m £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Dark violet bellflowers held in trusses through summer. Sun or part shade in moist soil.

AGM 75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'
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

PHLOX maculata 'Reine du Jour'

Lovely white flowers with a tiny pink eye. P. maculata are more delicate than paniculata, with smaller flowers and shorter habit.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX maculata 'Reine du Jour'
CROCOSMIA 'Mex'

CROCOSMIA 'Mex'

Dramatic, large red outward-facing flowers well above the foliage, on dark purple stems. Vigorous, and definitely one of the best!

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

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