'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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PHLOX paniculata 'Ending Blue'

PHLOX paniculata 'Ending Blue'

Lilac-pink flowers in daylight, but change to soft purple-violet in the evening. Fragrant too!

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

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

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'
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

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

A shorter variety. Deep violet-blue globe thistle flowers from July-September. Good as a cut flower. Any soil in sun.

1.00m £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
ACANTHUS spinosus 'Ferguson's Form'

ACANTHUS spinosus 'Ferguson's Form'

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

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'
EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'

EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'John Phillips'

Vigorous, evergreen selection. Long narrow leaves with a striking white midrib, and honey-scented brown flowers in summer. The best of the x pasteurii types. Full sun.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'
HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

Pale lemon perennial sunflower.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

EUPHORBIA donii

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

1.20m £5.00

EUPHORBIA donii
KNIPHOFIA northiae

KNIPHOFIA northiae

Giant flowerheads of pale yellow opening from red buds.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Prairie Purple'

A lovely tall aster with masses of purple daisies on dark stems. Stunning!

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Prairie Purple'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

One of my favourites, with dark green foliage and stunning red flower plumes.

AGM 1.80m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'
SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'

SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'

One of the tallest Sanguisorba, this has maroon fingers on open branching stems July-August.

2.00m £5.00

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

A robust form, with whorls of narrow leaves along tall stems, emerging purple-brown then green. Small pendulous purple-speckled white flowers, then red berries in autumn.

1.20m £5.00

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

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