'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 x arendsii 'Hesperis'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

Upright sturdy stems carry large pyramidal heads of scented lilac-pink flowers.

90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

Sprays of small lilac daisies September-November, on maroon stems and dark foliage. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'

Slightly more delicate than 'Windspiel'.

1.50m £5.00

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'

Deep violet flowers August-October.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'

Masses of small white daisies September-October. Mildew-free. I think this is an HPS conservation plant.

1.20m £5.00

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'
PHLOX paniculata 'Alba Grandiflora'

PHLOX paniculata 'Alba Grandiflora'

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

AGM 1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

Pale purple-pink flowers September-October.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'
POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

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

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Bergfreund'

Short pale brown panicles on green upright stems. Shorter foliage. Deciduous.

2.00m £5.00

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Bergfreund'
HELENIUM 'Amber'

HELENIUM 'Amber'

New introduction, has masses of amber flowers streaked with orange from late July-September. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

Shocking pink flowers on black stems, and maroon-tinged green leaves.

AGM 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'
HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

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