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Ready-made borders

Red summer

Ready-made borders Open border plan Enjoy this succession of brilliant red flowers throughout the summer. Set amongst a sea of green and purple foliage, the dramatic tall red poppy flowers early in the season well before anything else. At the height of summer, the border really creates a vibrant crescendo of colour and the hot tones are cooled slightly by a couple of icy blues and purples.

Planting tips: Once the perennials have finished flowering, cut the dead folaige down and they will shoot up again from the base in the following spring. Mulch around the plants in spring with a generous layer of composted organic matter and dead-head the flowers as they fade to encourage more to form.

This design will fit into a border 3.5m long by 1.75m wide

Buy all 42 items for the border

Total: £259.58

Availability: within 4 weeks
Please note some items are unavailable

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Verbena bonariensis

purple top

£4.99 3 within 3 weeks £14.97
Papaver orientale '(Goliath Group) Beauty of Livermere'


£5.99 1 within 3 weeks £5.99
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'


£9.99 1 in stock £9.99
Delphinium 'Black Knight Group'


£5.99 5 in stock £29.95
Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Mexican giant hyssop

£5.99 3 in stock £17.97
Kniphofia 'Royal Standard'

red hot poker

£0.00 0 available to order from summer £0.00
Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold'


£4.99 3 in stock £14.97
Iris 'Jane Phillips'

iris' (tall bearded)

£5.99 1 in stock £5.99
Kniphofia uvaria

red hot poker

£6.99 3 in stock £20.97
Hemerocallis 'Stafford'


£0.00 0 available to order from summer £0.00
Euphorbia griffithii 'Fireglow'


£6.99 4 in stock £27.96
Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'

Balkan clary

£5.99 3 in stock £17.97
Potentilla 'Gibson's Scarlet'


£5.99 2 in stock £11.98
Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple'

coral bells

£6.99 3 in stock £20.97
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'


£5.99 3 in stock £17.97
Lilium regale

lily bulb

£0.00 0 available to order from winter £0.00
Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'


£5.99 7 within 4 weeks £41.93