'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 paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'

PHLOX paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'

Not red, but a deeper pink than 'Hesperis'.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'
HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

Much requested in our garden. Two rows of creamy-yellow petals with a yellow and black centre, flowers August-October. Doesn't run. Sunny position.

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

The only white cultivar!

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'
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

ACANTHUS spinosus

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

AGM 90cm £6.00

ACANTHUS spinosus
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Lye End Beauty'

Warm deep-pink flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Lye End Beauty'
MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Bergfreund'

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Bergfreund'

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

2.00m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Poseidon'

Very broad leaves and chunky pink flowers. Stunning autumn colour.

2.00m £5.00

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Poseidon'
SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'

SANGUISORBA 'Red Busby'

A recent tall introduction, with airy upright branching stems topped with large maroon burrs over a long season. A good name, and one of our top ten!

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

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

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'
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

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'
SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

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

1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Candy Floss'

Our introduction in 2017! Strong grower, bolt upright, needs no staking. Bright candy-pink, broad fluffy flowers August-September, cleaner and fresher than other varieties, and repeat flowers!

1.50m £6.50

SANGUISORBA 'Candy Floss'

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