'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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SANGUISORBA 'Scapino'

SANGUISORBA 'Scapino'

From Sarastro Nursery in Germany, this has deep red catkins on tall open stems, which move gently in the breeze, July-September.

2.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'

Lovely deep violet flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Jumble Hole'

Large white and green flowers over a long season to November!

90cm £5.00

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Jumble Hole'
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

HELENIUM 'Vicky'

Bright orange flowers edged with yellow, July-September.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Vicky'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'

Narrow, red-tinted leaves and deep red flowers.

1.50m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

Shocking pink flowers on black stems, and maroon-tinged green leaves.

AGM 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'
ASTER 'Diamond Jubilee'

ASTER 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sn. Tagetes erecta 'Jubilee Diamond'! Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus

Glossy, spiky leaves. Purple-hooded, white-lipped flowers. Very architectural!

AGM 90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus
MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'

Unusual form with gracefully curving flower stems, arching over lower planting.

1.80m £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Christine Hagemann'

Thin, spidery outer petals, anemone centre.

75cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Christine Hagemann'
SOLIDAGO 'Foxbrook Gold'

SOLIDAGO 'Foxbrook Gold'

Another selection from John Williams. Floriferous, upright and free-standing. Exuberent, like John, and looks good every year with no effort! Full sun.

1.30m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Baronin Linden'

Orange, yellow tipped buds open reflexed yellow-orange flowers. Reverse of petals strongly marked with orange.

90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Baronin Linden'
PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

Eyecatching lilac flowers with white margins in summer. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

Deep blue-purple scented flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

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