'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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IRIS x robusta 'Dark Aura'

IRIS x robusta 'Dark Aura'

Purple flowers on purple stems and leaf bases, May-June. Can plant in wet mud or up to 3 inches of water over soil.

AGM 90cm £6.50

AMSONIA tabernaemontana

Clusters of starry ice blue flowers on arching stems over summer. Yellow foliage in autumn. Sunny border.

70cm £5.00

AMSONIA tabernaemontana
GERANIUM sanguineum var. striatum

GERANIUM sanguineum var. striatum

Pretty pale pink flowers with darker pink veining. Lovely on the rockery or edge of border.

AGM 30cm £5.00

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides

Mat-forming perennial with bright blue flowers late summer, then leaves turn red and purple in autumn.

AGM 30cm £5.00

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides
SALVIA greggii 'Lara'

SALVIA greggii 'Lara'

Pretty dark and light pink flowers from late spring to autumn. Sun.

90cm £5.00

LYSIMACHIA clethroides 'Lady Jane'

Lovely creamy-white flowers midsummer contrast well with deep green foliage, which turns orange-red later. Moist soil in sun to part shade.

70cm £5.00

LYSIMACHIA clethroides 'Lady Jane'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

ACONITUM carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) 'Cloudy'

Large, hooded, ivory flowers smudged with violet, August-October. Worth a try!

PBR 80cm £6.50

ACONITUM carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) 'Cloudy'
ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Valerie Finnis'

ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Valerie Finnis'

Lovely silver foliage plant, useful for edge of border as a foil for darker plants. Dead-head to keep her at her best! Sunny, well drained spot.

AGM 60cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA canadensis

Tall red stems carry long white flowerheads from June.

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA canadensis
CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

Flowers are buttercup-yellow inside, fringed and backed with red. Compact and floriferous. Very eye-catching!

AGM 60cm £5.00

GERANIUM phaeum 'Joseph Green'

Kindly given to us by Lynne Edwards, named after her father. This has unique, double, deep rose-purple flowers, with a green-tipped inner ring. Very rare, and very beautiful!

60cm £6.50

GERANIUM phaeum 'Joseph Green'
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

IRIS sibirica 'Rosselline'

Reddish-violet flowers with paler standards. White markings. Moist soil in sun.

80cm £5.00

IRIS sibirica 'Rosselline'
ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

Rarely offered variety. Rosette of sword-shaped leaves to 85cm, branched heads of small maroon flowers October-December. Very architectural!

1.60m £8.50

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

As 'Moonbeam' with golden-yellow flowers.

AGM 30cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

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