'A Selection of Front of Border Plants' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Front of Border Plants

Down to the fine detail – choose plants which are long flowering, or need to be seen up close to fully appreciate.

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ASTER 'Small Ness'

ASTER 'Small Ness'

Much-requested last year! Low-growing mound, smothered with small, fresh pinkish-blue daisies September-October.

30cm £5.00

SUCCISA pratensis

Unusual perennial found in boggy grasslands. Low-growing rosette of leaves and small violet pincushion flowers midsummer. A good cottage garden plant.

30cm £5.00

SUCCISA pratensis
CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

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

AGM 60cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

Deep maroon cornflowers contrast perfectly with grey-green foliage. My current favourite!

35cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'
GALANTHUS elwesii 'Comet'

GALANTHUS elwesii 'Comet'

One of the best snowdrops, this has wide, glaucous foliage, and the flowers have one large green mark on the inner segments. The long outer segments resemble a comet's tail!

AGM 20cm £7.50

GERANIUM 'Blushing Turtle'

Lovely big, soft pink, darker-veined flowers from June until frosts. Forms an impressive mound.

PBR 60cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Blushing Turtle'
SEDUM spectabile 'Brilliant'

SEDUM spectabile 'Brilliant'

Grey-green leaves topped with large heads of cool pink-mauve flowers in summer. Sun.

AGM 45cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'

Upward-facing scarlet-red flowers. Eye-catching in our display garden.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'
ANEMANTHELE lessoniana

ANEMANTHELE lessoniana

Syn. Stipa arundinacea. Arching evergreen leaves turn orange-brown in late summer. Drooping flowerheads hold clouds of tiny flowers. Sun or part shade.

60cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM lasianthum

Very showy species, with long, creamy-white pendant flowers.

60cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM lasianthum
GERANIUM maculatum 'Spring Purple'

GERANIUM maculatum 'Spring Purple'

Clump-forming plant with purple flowers in spring!

60cm £5.00

EURYBIA x herveyi

Syn. Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight'. Gently creeping plant with lavender daisies. Brightens up a shady spot!

60cm £5.00

EURYBIA x herveyi
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Venus'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Venus'

Carmine-red flowers with a yellow throat.

60cm £5.00

AGASTACHE rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'

Stunning golden-yellow foliage contrasts well with purple-blue flower spikes from July-September.

60cm £5.00

AGASTACHE rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'
POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

Deep raspberry-red flowers with a darker centre, July-September.

60cm £5.00

ANEMONE ranunculoides 'Frank Waley'

Larger, single yellow flowers.

15cm £5.00

ANEMONE ranunculoides 'Frank Waley'

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