'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 'Pink Parfait'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pink Parfait'

Large rose-pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Betel Nut'

Vibrant pink flowers with a golden eye. A tall variety, from Great Dixter.

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Betel Nut'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

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

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

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

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'
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

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
SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

Also known as A. 'Vasterival'. Mauve flowers September-November on wiry purple-black stems. Very delicate, much admired in the display garden.

1.50m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'

Conical heads of white flowers from pink buds.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'
HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'

HELENIUM 'Kupfersprudel'

Orange and bronze flowers.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Ragamuffin'

Golden yellow flowers marked with orange, reverse is red. Good name!

1.20m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Ragamuffin'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

Latest to flower, with deep red short fingers on erect fine stems from September-November. Sun.

1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Helen Picton'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Helen Picton'

Large, rich violet-purple flowers on a compact plant. From Paul Picton, National Collection Holder of Asters.

1.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

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

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'
ACANTHUS mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Sjaak'

ACANTHUS mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Sjaak'

Large, glossy leaves and tall spires of purple and white hooded flowers late spring and summer.

2.00m £5.00

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

SANGUISORBA 'Scapino'

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