'A Selection of Cottage Garden Plants' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Cottage Garden Plants

An informal, romantic style. Plants are packed together, with lush, contrasting textures and colours, from soft and gentle to hot and fiery. Anything goes!

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MISCANTHUS nepalensis

MISCANTHUS nepalensis

My favourite Miscanthus - pale green foliage on a shorter plant, with long arching stems and silky buff flowers. Very different from other Miscanthus, and good for a small garden.

1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Long slender spikes of crimson-red flowers from July.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'

PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'

Conical heads of white flowers from pink buds.

90cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Martine'

Violet-blue, white-eyed flowers, June-August. Petite, good in a container or small garden. Hardy.

60cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Martine'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Violet'

GERANIUM himalayense 'Derrick Cook'

Long-blooming large white flowers with attractive veining, from June-October.

40cm £5.00

GERANIUM himalayense 'Derrick Cook'
SANGUISORBA 'Ivory Towers'

SANGUISORBA 'Ivory Towers'

Formerly S. sp. Witt ex Engeland. One of my all-time favourite Sanguisorbas, deserves a proper name! Early, long-flowering white bottlebrushes all through the plant. Stands up in a gale!

1.20m £5.00

SOLIDAGO 'Dennis Strange'

Named by John Williams as a tribute to his late friend Dennis, a long-time member of Warks Plant Heritage, this appeared in John's garden, has a majestic habit, with open panicles of golden-yellow flowers on arching, thick dark stems.

2.10m £5.00

SOLIDAGO 'Dennis Strange'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Deep purple-violet flowers on a short bushy plant.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Joan'

Shrubby, taller salvia with rich purple-pink flowers in summer and autumn. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

SALVIA 'Joan'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Orpheus'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Orpheus'

Stunning plant, has dark stems and leaves, then in late summer beautiful blue daisies. Tall and rangey.

1.50m £5.00

ASTRANTIA major 'Gill Richardson'

Deep blood-red flowers. New foliage emerges purple.

60cm £5.00

ASTRANTIA major 'Gill Richardson'
HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

A good shorter variety, with deep red flowers.

75cm £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
CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Helen Harrison'

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Helen Harrison'

Named and given to us by the legendary lady we meet at Plant Hunters Fair Dorothy Clive event! Lovely big, rich pink, yellow-centred flowers in autumn. Thank you Helen!

1.00m £5.00

HELIANTHUS 'Happy Days'

Golden yellow flowers with single outer petals and a wide double centre.

1.50m £5.00

HELIANTHUS 'Happy Days'

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