'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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EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'

EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'

A good form, one of the largest.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Alex Deamon'

Very tall, with heather-purple flowers. All novae-angliae are mildew-resistant and like moisture-retentive soil in full sun.

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Alex Deamon'
ACTAEA 'Chocoholic'

ACTAEA 'Chocoholic'

A new variety with almost black foliage and spikes of pale pink fragrant flowers late summer to autumn. Moist soil in part shade.

75cm £5.00

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group 'Orchard Dene'

Good form of Joe Pye Weed. Very tall stems bear strong purple flowerheads in summer. Bees and butterflies love Eupatoriums!

AGM 1.80m £5.00

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group 'Orchard Dene'
PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

Large, fragrant trusses of pearly lilac flowers.

90cm £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'

Pale creamy-yellow perennial hollyhock with dark maroon stamens, flowers from June-November. Grey-green rust-free leaves!

2.40m £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'
CAMPANULA  'Misty Dawn'

CAMPANULA 'Misty Dawn'

Pale blue flowers June-August. Spreading habit, does well in shade.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

Strong salmon-pink flowers July-August.

PBR 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Dreadlocks'

Deep red flowers and red-flushed foliage.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Joni'

Maroon bobble flowers on tall stems. Much admired in our garden.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Joni'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Andenken an Alma Potschke'

Deep rose-pink daisies with slightly curling petals from September.

AGM 90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Andenken an Alma Potschke'
PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

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

1.20m £5.00

CORTADERIA richardii

Pampas grass with silvery loose arching flower plumes from July-October. Nothing like the 1960s monster!

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CORTADERIA richardii
HELENIUM 'Zimbelstern'

HELENIUM 'Zimbelstern'

Yellow flowers with an orange hue. Wide petals.

1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

Deep purple-pink flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

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