Nursery Border Planting Lists

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A Sunny narrow border Planting

Alchemilla erythropoda

Chives

Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'

Stachys byzantine

Sedum 'Bertram Anderson'

A Late summer perennial and grass planting

Anthoxanthum odoratum

Aster novae angliae 'Septemberrubin'

Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi-belgii 'Marie Ballard'

Carex nigra (L.) Reichard

Eupatorium ‘Red Dwarf’

Helictotrichon sempervirens

Miscanthus sinensis 'Nippon'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Flamingo'

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

Sedum 'Red Cauli'

Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor'

Veronicastrum virginicum f. Roseum


Mid to Late summer pinks, whites and blues

Actaea matsumurae 'White Pearl'

Agastache Black adder

Aster umbellatus

Calamagrostis brachytrica

Echinacea ‘Rubinstern’

Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'

Helenium 'Pumilum Magnificum'

Lythrum salicaria 'Robert'

Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Transparent'

Monarda ‘Fishes’

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Orange Field'                

Saponaria officinalis

Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. Alba

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album'

Veronicastrum 'Pointed Finger'



Grasses and Variations of pink and blue

Aster NA ‘Badsey Pink’

Cortaderia pumila

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’

Echinacea ‘Ruby Giant

Eupatorium 'Phantom'  

Geranium ‘Johnston blue’

Lythrum salicaria 'The Beacon'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontäne'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Samurai'

Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Persicaria amplex atrosanguineum

Sedum 'Herbsfreud’

Stipa gigantea

Veronica longifolia 'Blauriesin'













Pink Border

Box balls

Eupatorium maculatum Atropurpureum Group

Geranium psilostemon

Liatris spicata

Lupin ‘The Chataleine’

Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'   

Sanguisorba tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'

Sedum 'Jennifer'

Tulip ‘China Pink’





Pots for a shady corner

Adiantum aleuticum 'Imbricatum'

Dryopteris wallichiana

Dryopteris affinis 'Pinderi'

Helleborus x ericsmithii 'Bob's Best'

Hosta 'Devon Green'

Leucojum vernum

Polygonatum hybridum

Skimmia × confusa 'Kew Green'

Viola odorata 'Alba'






Year round interest Border

Aconitum carmichaelii (Wilsonii Group) 'Spätlese'     

Agrostemma githago seed

Allium sphaerocephalon

Aquilegia atrata

Aster (Symphyotrichum) ericoides 'Erlkönig'

Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer’

Cleome hasseleriana 'Cherry Queen'

Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandalff'

Echinacea angustifolia

Digitalis ferruginea

Hemerocallis 'Catherine Woodberry'

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firedance'

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Prunus incisa 'Kojo no Mai'

Rosa 'Maidens Blush'

Lupinus 'The Governor'

Sedum 'Carl'

Staphylea pinnata

Tulipa ‘Ronaldo’







Orange yellow planting, Cornucopia border

Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’

Euphorbia amygdaloides ‘Purpurea’

Euphorbia ‘Fireglow’

Heuchera sanguinea 'White Cloud'

Lysimchia ‘Fire Cracker’

Narcissus 'Thalia'

Origano vulgaris 'Aurea'

Smyrnium perfoliatum (Chiltern seeds)

Tulip ‘Apeldoorns Elite’