'A Selection of Middle of Border Plants' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Middle of Border Plants

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IRIS 'Jane Phillips'

IRIS 'Jane Phillips'

Eye-catching flag iris, with broad sword-shaped grey-green leaves and slightly fragrant flax-blue flowers in May and June. Always remarked upon in our garden!

AGM 90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS mollis free-flowering

Large leaves, mauve and white flowers. Very free-flowering for me!

1.20m £5.00

ACANTHUS mollis free-flowering
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

Ornamental thistle, with dark maroon-red thistle flowers all summer.

AGM 90cm £6.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'

Hard to find perennial. Golden-yellow foliage and coral-red flowers above. Very striking plant in shade!

90cm £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'

Lovely deep violet flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'
LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'

Buttercream buds open to single white daisies. It really does sparkle!

75cm £5.00

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

AMMI majus
CENTAUREA woronowii

CENTAUREA woronowii

White-centred pink cornflowers, silver-backed feathery leaves.

75cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, also called ‘Trevor’s Blue Wonder’, a fabulous tall ornamental thistle with rich blue-purple flowerheads on silver-purple stems mid-late summer. Full sun in rich soil.

PBR 1.20m £6.50

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'

Large mauve flowers on a shorter plant, August-October.

50cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Alba Grandiflora'

Border phlox with conical heads of white flowers. Sun or part shade.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Alba Grandiflora'
HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Major'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Major'

Syn. Schizostylis or Kaffir Lily. Bright red flowers in autumn, often into winter. Prefers sun and good, moisture-retentive soil.

AGM 75cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'
CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'

Lilac bells on upright stems. Good in shade.

45cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus

Glossy, spiky leaves. Purple-hooded, white-lipped flowers. Very architectural!

AGM 90cm £6.00

ACANTHUS spinosus

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