'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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RODGERSIA pinnata 'Superba'

RODGERSIA pinnata 'Superba'

Bright pink flowers on dark red stems July-September, above dark green foliage. Loves moisture, even edge of pond.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'

Violet-blue flowers form September-November.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'
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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

Pale purple-pink flowers September-October. One of my favourites!

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'
ANEMONE x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'

ANEMONE x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'

Japanese Anemone with lovely pure white flowers. Best in part shade.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus 'Ferguson's Form'

White and purple flowers July-Oct. Dark, more divided leaves. National Collection Holder's favourite!

90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus 'Ferguson's Form'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

Deep wine-red lambstails on tall upright stems through summer. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Konigstiger'

Strong brick-red flowers with yellow centres and tips from late July-August.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Konigstiger'
HELENIUM 'Amber'

HELENIUM 'Amber'

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

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'
CYNARA cardunculus

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Rotfuchs'

Deep rusty-red plumes fade to charcoal-purple.

2.00m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Rotfuchs'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Augusta'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Augusta'

Large lilac-blue flowers from September.

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

Vigorous form with long grey-green leaves and large cream flowers.

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'
HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

Beautiful mahogany flowers on tall strong stems.

AGM 90cm £5.00

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

Tuberous perennial sunflower, can grow up to 3 metres in one season! Single yellow sunflowers from late September. Doesn't run.

2.50m £5.00

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

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