'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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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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'

Large rich purple-red flowers September-October.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'
HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

Pale lemon perennial sunflower.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pink Parfait'

Large rose-pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pink Parfait'
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

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

Vigorous form with long grey-green leaves and large cream flowers.

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'China'

One of my favourites, with dark green foliage and stunning red flower plumes.

AGM 1.80m £6.50

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

A shorter variety. Deep violet-blue globe thistle flowers from July-September. Good as a cut flower. Any soil in sun.

1.00m £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

The only white cultivar!

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'
CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'

Giant form, with sword-like pleated leaves and branching heads of pale orange flowers.

1.80m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'

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

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'
CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Dark violet bellflowers held in trusses through summer. Sun or part shade in moist soil.

AGM 75cm £5.00

MONARDA 'Squaw'

Narrow-petalled, tufted red flowers July-September. Leave monarda stems after flowering, look great all winter!

AGM 1.00m £5.00

MONARDA 'Squaw'
PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

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

90cm £5.00

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

HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

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