'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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SANGUISORBA officinalis CDC 292

SANGUISORBA officinalis CDC 292

Small round maroon balls August-September on upright stems. Foliage up to the flowers.

60cm £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum

An enthusiastic creeping plant, described by Bleddyn Wynn-Jones as 'a must-have plant when in flower - it's positively obscene!'. Bergenia-like foliage, sends out long runners, and in early spring bears greenish flowers. Very quirky, great in moist shade.

20cm £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum
VERBENA officinalis var. grandiflora 'Bampton'

VERBENA officinalis var. grandiflora 'Bampton'

Shimmering cloud of narrow, dark purple stems and tiny pink flowers. Sun.

60cm £5.00

EURYBIA radula

Lavender starry flowers in August on a neat bushy plant with upright stems. Early.

45cm £5.00

EURYBIA radula
STIPA pseudoichu

STIPA pseudoichu

Graceful slender arching golden flowerheads.

1.50m £5.00

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum

Fresh green crimped, serrated and felted leaves, white umbels above. Quietly impressive!

60cm £5.00

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum
ASTER amellus 'Forncett Flourish'

ASTER amellus 'Forncett Flourish'

Strong, upright grower with deep mauve daisies from early September.

60cm £5.00

GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Soft pink flowers.

AGM 30cm £4.50

GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'
EUPHORBIA deflexa

EUPHORBIA deflexa

Very compact form for front of border, with fine silver-grey leaves, looks good all year. I love it!

30cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Leed's Variety'

Larger, more vigorous wood anemone with white flowers.

20cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Leed's Variety'
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Alba Plena'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Alba Plena'

Double white flowers, similar to 'Vestal', but with a larger central ruff.

15cm £4.50

CAMPANULA 'Swannables'

Clump-forming plant with dusky pink pendant bells from June.

40cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Swannables'
PENNISETUM orientale 'Karley Rose'

PENNISETUM orientale 'Karley Rose'

Leaves are tinged with pink, bottlebrush flowers.

PBR 75cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'

Mid-blue flowers through summer. Hardy, and very floriferous!

60cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'
EUPHORBIA 'Abbey Dore'

EUPHORBIA 'Abbey Dore'

A tidy mound of grey-green foliage topped with yellow-green flowers over a long period May-October. Sun.

50cm £5.00

BRIZA media 'Limouzi'

A much improved selection of perennial 'Quaking Grass' with blue-green leaves and larger purplish flowers. Sun or part-shade.

45cm £5.00

BRIZA media 'Limouzi'

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