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 Arrhenatherum elatius var. bulbosum 'Variegatum' £4.00
Neat little clumps of boldly white variegated foliage to 25cm and upright flowers to about 50cm. Best in well drained soil in sun or part shade. Easy, very hardy and well-behaved.
More details... Quick View Arundo donax var. versicolor £8.50
Striking white and grey-green variegated giant reed-like grass from the Mediterranean. 3.5m. Good to wet soil in a warm position.
More details... Quick View Bothriochloa bladhii £4.00
A clump forming grass with greyish, slightly hairy foliage and heads of silky flowers that start metallic red and fade to tawny buff. For full sun and well drained soil. May not be fully hardy in cold areas but is easy to keep in a cold greenhouse or sheltered corner.
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 'Limouzi' £4.50
A much improved selection of the Perennial Quaking Grass with rich blue-green leaves and larger purplish flowers to 45cm. Best in morning sun where the light catches the dew on it!
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 Calamagrostis 'Glenorchy Fireworks' £5.00
A new introduction, untried in the garden as yet. Clumps of olive foliage to 60cm, no flowers yet! Hardy and more or less evergeen, probably best in sun, ordinary soil. Join us and try it!
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 x acutiflora 'Avalanche' £4.50
A new form from America with a stronger habit than ‘Overdam’ and a reversed variegation. Creamy white stripes, tinged pink and the usual purplish pink flowers in summer. 1.2m. Dense clumps of foliage provide upright columns of stems that last all winter, cut back in February.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'England' £4.50
A beautiful new yellow variegated form with golden stems and flowers with purple spikelets giving a great contrast. Average 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 'Stricta' £4.50
Very similar to the better known 'Karl Foerster' but flowers two weeks earlier, narrow flowers. Dense clumps of foliage and tall, upright stems topped with purple flushed green flowers in summer. 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Waldenbuch' £4.50
A green leafed form of this sterile hybrid. Clumps of lush foliage and upright stems topped with golden heads to 1.5m.
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 'Garnet Schist' £4.50
A recent introduction from Scotland, this form has dark coloured flowers from late spring that fade to a warm golden buff seedhead 1.2m high. Dense clumps of deep green leaves to 30cm. Good soil in sun or light shade.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldschleier' £4.50
Clumps of deep green foliage send up arching stems topped with bright golden panicles in early summer. Good seedheads until mid-winter. Semi-evergreen, average soil in sun or shade. 75cm.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldstaub' £4.00
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' £4.00
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' £4.00
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 £4.00
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 Elymus canadensis £4.00
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 Eragrostis curvula S&SH10 £5.00
A fine form with narrow pale green leaves and very slender arching panicles of fine grey-green flowers all summer-autumn. 1m. Drained soil in full sun.