Quick View Amelichloa ambigua £4.50
A distinctive tufted grass from Argentina with fine bright green foliage and shining plumes of flowers with short, bent, awns to 60cm-1m. Well drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Bothriochloa ischaemum £4.50
Rarely seen compact ornamental grass with grey foliage and yellow stems supporting fingered red-purple flowers in summer to 60cm. Well drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Briza media 'Golden Bee' £5.00
A new form with golden green flowers on a slightly more compact plant. Shining golden buff seedheads for weeks in summer. Average soil in sun or light shade. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Briza media wild collected £4.50
A typical wild type of perennial Quaking Grass this makes low clumps of fresh green leaves and slender stems of delicate quaking flowers in spring. 45cm. Part shade, average soil.
More details... Quick View Briza subaristata £4.50
An unusual perennial quaking grass from Chile that flowers more or less continuously all summer and into autumn. Drained, but decent, soil in sun or light shade. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis brachytricha £4.50
Tufts of glossy, rich, green foliage and flowering stems to 1.2m. Upright plumes start pinkish in early autumn and fade to silvery buff. Good in winter.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis emodensis £4.50
Loose clumps of upright stems with relatively broad greyish leaves and mad plumes of cream flowers that arch and curl to one side in summer. Drained soil in full sun. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis epigejos £4.50
An attractive patch forming species with very upright fluffy flowers and long lasting seedheads to 1.5m or so. Most soils in sun or light shade. Native.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Avalanche' £4.50
Bright creamy white striped leaves, tinged pink and upright purplish pink flowers in summer. 1.2m. Dense clumps of foliage provide upright columns of stems that last all winter, cut back in February. Average soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Eldorado' £4.50
A striking golden variegated form from the USA. Yellow striped leaves and golden stems with purple-ish flower in May and June, tawny seedheads until late winter. Good soil in sun, 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' £4.50
Often used in naturalistic gardens this is an excellent garden grass. Dense clumps of foliage and tall, upright stems topped with purple flushed green flowers in summer. 1.5m. Ordinary soil in sun or part shade. Good winter effect from the stems and seedheads.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' £4.50
White variegated leaves, tinged pink in spring make an attractive clump that will produce a column of fluffy flowers that start pink and fade to buff to stand all winter. 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Cortaderia hieronymi £6.50
Syn. Lamprothyrsus hieronymi. Very pretty miniature pampas with grossy green arching leaves and silvery plumes of flowers to 1.5m from spring until autumn. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Cortaderia selloana 'Icalma' £7.50
Probably of wild origin this form of Pampas Grass makes tidy clumps of blue-green leaves and produces early flowers to 2m in July. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Cortaderia selloana 'Patagonia' £8.50
A recent introduction from Kurt Bluemel. Dwarf growth to only 1.4m. Steely grey foliage and warm buff flowers from July (rather than October as with other cultivars). Full sun, evergreen.
More details... Quick View Cynodon aethiopicus £4.50
Neat clumps of powdery grey foliage to just 20cm send up masses of wiry stems topped with fingered spikes of grey flowers all summer. For a well drained soil in full sun. 80cm in flower. Only hardy in warmer areas but easy to raise from seed and it will flower the first year.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier' £4.50
Clumps of narrow, deep green leaves and slender, arching stems bearing metallic bronze flower panicles from early summer, they turn buff with age. Average soil in sun or light shade. 1m.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldstaub' £4.50
Airy heads of golden flowers on upright stems in early summer to 60cm. Tussocks of dark green leaves are semi-evergreen. Ordinary soil in sun or part shade.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland' £4.50
Evergreen clumps of long narrow leaves produce arching stems with bronzey-buff open panicles on early summer. Seed heads are held until winter. 90cm. Good soil in shade for best effect.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Yunnan' £4.50
A new form making good clumps of long leaves and tall stems with arching panicles of bronzey green in early summer. Should have good autumn/winter seedheads. Average soil in part shade. 1m?
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa var. vivipara £4.50
A very green plant, young plants in place of flowers on slender arching stems to 90cm. Semi evergreen grass for sun or shade in average to good soil.
More details... Quick View Diarrhena japonica £4.50
Neat clumps of glossy green, ribbon-like, leaves will produce arching stems of fine flowers from midsummer to 60cm. Best in at least some shade.
More details... Quick View Elymus canadensis £6.50
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.
More details... Quick View 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.
More details... Quick View Elymus villosus var. arkansanus £6.50
Bright shiny green leaves on rich mahogany stems. Bristly bottle-brush-like flowers open green, tinged red, and turn strawy for the winter. 1.5m. Fantastic autumn foliage colour.