A prairie grass from north America, this produces bristly heads of flower on upright plants to 1.5m. Ordinary soil in full sun. Good seedheads in autumn and winter.
Elymus canadensis 'Icy Blue'£4.50
A selected strain with showy blue-grey stems, leaves and bristly summer flowers, a little shorter than the species to 1.2m. Ordinary soil in full sun, good in autumn and winter.
Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'£8.50
A cracking foliage form with broad, dark green leaves strongly striped with creamy white. Will produce fluffy pink flowers in a warm season. Dense clumps of upright stems to 2.4m+!