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Plants for the Front of the Border

Front or border plants are often the most prominent, so it is worth making sure they are just right. You can also use them to line a pathway or drive, and because most of them are relatively compact, they also do well in pots.

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Achillea 'Moonshine'

Buy Achillea 'Moonshine': Lovely, large sulphur-yellow flowers

Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Buy Agastache 'Blue Fortune': Spires of lilac flowers and aromatic leaves

Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea'

Buy Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea': Excellent groundcover for shade

Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

Buy Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant': Handsome evergreen ground cover

Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie'

£14.99 £11.99
20% off evergreens
Buy Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie': Perfect for a small, shady spot

Bergenia 'Abendglut'

Buy Bergenia 'Abendglut': Deep magenta flowers in spring

Bergenia 'Silberlicht'

Buy Bergenia 'Silberlicht': Early flowers in spring

Calluna vulgaris 'Dark Beauty' (PBR)

Buy Calluna vulgaris 'Dark Beauty' (PBR): An impressive long-flowerer

Erica × darleyensis 'Ghost Hills'

Buy Erica × darleyensis 'Ghost Hills': Great year-round groundcover

Erica carnea 'Myretoun Ruby'

Buy Erica carnea 'Myretoun Ruby': A useful ground cover

Erica carnea f. alba 'Whitehall'

Buy Erica carnea f. alba 'Whitehall': Masses of white winter flowers

Erica × darleyensis 'Furzey'

Buy Erica × darleyensis 'Furzey': Best planted in bold drifts

Calamintha nepeta

£8.99 £6.99
Buy Calamintha nepeta : Excellent for a sunny spot

Caryopteris × clandonensis 'Heavenly Blue'

Buy Caryopteris × clandonensis 'Heavenly Blue': Piercing, dark blue flowers

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens

£14.99 £11.99
20% off evergreens
Buy Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens: A low-growing evergreen with blue flowers

Chaenomeles × superba 'Crimson and Gold'

Buy Chaenomeles × superba 'Crimson and Gold': Bright crimson flowers with gold centres in spring

Chaenomeles × superba 'Pink Lady'

Buy Chaenomeles × superba 'Pink Lady': Early flowering garden beauty

Cistus × hybridus

Buy Cistus × hybridus : A profusion of white summer flowers

Cistus × argenteus 'Silver Pink'

Buy Cistus × argenteus 'Silver Pink': A free-flowering variety

Cistus × purpureus

Buy Cistus × purpureus: Large, bright pink flowers