Quick View Bothriochloa bladhii £5.00
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 £6.50
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 Brachypodium pinnatum £3.50
An unusual British native making loose clumps of light green foliage and arching stems of golden-green flowers in summer. Moist to dry soil in part shade is ideal! 40cm.
More details... Quick View Bromus inermis 'Skinner's Gold' £4.00
Brilliant golden yellow variegated foliage on this pretty form of a native grass. Arching stems of flowers in summer to 40cm. Hardy and easy in ordinary soil in sun or light shade.
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 £4.00
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 £3.50
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 x acutiflora 'Eldorado' £4.50
A striking golden variegated sport of 'Karl Foerster' from the USA. Yellow striped leaves and golden stems with the usual 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 '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' £4.00
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' £3.50
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' £4.00
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 Chasmanthium latifolium £4.50
An upright, clump forming grass with relatively short, broad leaves and arching spikes of flattened flowers in late summer/autumn. Good autumn colour from flowers and foliage which continues through winter. 1m. Good soil in sun or light shade.
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 Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier' £3.50
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 'Palava' £4.00
A selection from Moravia in the Czech Republic with a compact habit and showy metallic flowers from June till autumn. Seedheads good overwinter. Decent soil in sun or light shade. 50cm.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Waldschatt' £3.50
A very showy German variety which makes clumps of dark green leaves and tall golden stems topped with silky bronze flowers to 1.2m in late spring. Golden buff seedheads until mid-winter. Average soil in shade or better soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Diarrhena obovata £3.50
Bright fresh green clumps for good soil in shade produce tall, arching stems with spikes of golden green flowers in summer to 1m. Hardy and easy in a woodsy border.
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 dahuricus ex Olomouc £3.50
Greyish green leaves and bristly purplish flowers on upright stems to 1.2m so far for this new plant to our collection. A rye from the far east. Average soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Elymus glaucus (Buckley.) £4.00
New to us and not yet flowered. Clumps of greyish green leaves, should produce bristly barley-like flowers to 1.2m. Ordinary soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Elymus villosus var. arkansanus £3.50
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.
More details... Quick View Eragrostis curvula £3.50
African Love Grass. Fine, dark green drooping leaves and graceful, arching black flowers from May to October. Evergreen for a warm sunny, well drained position. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Eragrostis curvula 'Totnes Burgundy' £4.00
Desirable form with the leaves stained deep burgundy from the tips, improving as the summer goes on. Arching stems of charcoal grey flower panicles to 75cm. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' £5.00
Dense clumps of arching stems each bearing a handful of yellow leaves striped green. A very graceful container plant. Best in part shade. Pinkish in autumn before dying down. 30cm.