'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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SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'

Very large lilac-pink flowers.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Naomi'

Pale pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Naomi'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Misty Dawn'

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

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CAMPANULA  'Misty Dawn'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

Masses of red bobble flowers on slender stems through summer. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Harrington's Pink'

Clusters of bright pink flowers. Popular at the nursery.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Harrington's Pink'
HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

Large, golden-yellow flowers July-October.

80cm £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'

Narrow, red-tinted leaves and deep red flowers.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Red Chief'
EUPHORBIA donii

EUPHORBIA donii

Long-lasting lime-green flowers on a bush of narrow silver-centred foliage. A striking plant.

1.20m £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides

Syn. Centaurea pulchra 'Major'. Purple-red flowers in summer attract bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant when established. Hard to propagate so rarely available.

75cm £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides
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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'

Violet-blue flowers form September-November.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'
ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Barrister'

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Barrister'

Many creamy-white flowers with green tips. Flowers all summer.

75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'
HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'

HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'

Orange and bronze flowers.

80cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Augusta'

Large lilac-blue flowers from September.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Augusta'

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