'A Selection of Plants that like the Sun' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that like the Sun

The majority of perennials and grasses need sun for most of the day! There are plenty to choose from here.

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EUPHORBIA griffithii 'Dixter'

EUPHORBIA griffithii 'Dixter'

Copper-tinted dark green leaves veined in red. Brick red flowers fade to yellow.

AGM 75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'

Violet-blue flowers form September-November.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'
PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'

PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'

A mat-forming evergreen perennial, with pink flowers midsummer that turn red as they mature. Sun to part shade.

AGM 30cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Arcturus'

Eyecatching lilac-mauve daisies on shiny black stems. Mildew-free.

1.40m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Arcturus'
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Alba'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Alba'

Slim white tapers over a tall bushy plant. Lovely contrast with the dark green foliage.

1.20m £5.00

ALTHAEA officinalis

Marshmallow! Graceful, tall plant with pale pink, magenta-centred flowers. Bees love it, and the root is used to make marshmallows! Well-drained soil in sun.

1.50m £5.00

ALTHAEA officinalis
GEUM 'Golden Joy'

GEUM 'Golden Joy'

Beautiful gold to apricot frilly flowers, compact habit. Will often repeat flower late summer to autumn.

30cm £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'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'

Brand new, from John Williams. Lots of pale mauve daisies on a later-flowering plant, from Sepember-October. An ericoides cross, but none-running, forms a clump.

1.20m £5.00

BRIZA media 'Limouzi'

A much improved selection of perennial 'Quaking Grass' with blue-green leaves and larger purplish flowers. Sun or part-shade.

45cm £5.00

BRIZA media 'Limouzi'
STACHYS macrantha 'Rosea'

STACHYS macrantha 'Rosea'

Spikes of densely-packed rose-pink flowers June-August. Sun.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Columbus'

Bright yellow flowers with faint red blotches.

80cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Columbus'
AMMI majus

AMMI majus

Indispensable hardy annual, a brilliant filler plant for mid to late summer, as seen this year at Great Dixter! Lacy white cow-parsley flowers and delicate ferny foliage. Well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. 3 for £10!

AGM 1.80m £4.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'

Deep violet flowers August-October.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'
HAKONECHLOA macra 'Aureola'

HAKONECHLOA macra 'Aureola'

Bright yellow green-striped floppy leaves, slow-spreading, best in light shade and good soil.

AGM 30cm £5.00

EUPHORBIA epithymoides 'Bonfire'

Forms a mound of rich maroon-red foliage, with contrasting golden flowers in spring. Smoulders all summer long! One of our current favourites.

PBR 30cm £5.00

EUPHORBIA epithymoides 'Bonfire'

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