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'Hardy Grasses'

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Pennisetum alopecuroides

A graceful deciduous grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides forms large clumps of slender arching leaves. From midsummer a profusion of bristly bottle-brush flowers emerge, creating a soft misty effect. Chinese Fountain Grass is a low-maintenance perennial that…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Grass Collection

A selection of perennial grasses ideal for adding colour and structure to borders and containers. Collection will include the following varieties; Acorus gramineus 'Ogon', Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' and Grass Uncinia Rubra Everflame.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pennisetum x advena 'Fireworks'

The colourful foliage of this half hardy fountain grass emerges with bold stripes of red, pink and green, before maturing to a rich shade of burgundy. From mid-summer to autumn, the showy purple flower spikes rise above the arching foliage in a spectacular…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pennisetum villosum 'Cream Falls'

One of the easiest and most visually stunning grasses to grow. Brilliant white, rabbit-tail spikes are produced in abundance from bushy, clump-forming deciduous plants. Eye-catching and early to flower in borders or large containers. Quick to flower, often used…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

A popular sight and a striking one too, Zebra Grass produces distinctive green blade like leaves, each randomly striped with horizontal cream bands. Come autumn, tall flower plumes sit high above the foliage which last well into the winter.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Silberspinne'

For unusual silver hues in beds and borders in late summer, look no further than Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberspinne'. Tall stems, that are ideal for cutting and adding to an indoor floral display, will produce long, feathery panicles of flowers that start off with a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Stipa tenuissima 'Angel Hair'

A very attractive Mexican grass for the border producing soft, wispy pony-tails. Quick to produce dense clumped plants. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in)  More Info



  • Longevity: Perennial

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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

Hakonechloa is a neat, clump-forming grass perfect for sun or shade. A very attractive grass, it looks great in autumn containers, or planted in gravel gardens, for a Japanese style look.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Miscanthus sinesis 'Strictus' is a deciduous perennial grass that makes a fine ornamental feature in borders, adding height, colour and texture to planting schemes. Slender leaves with a spiky, upright habit are intersected by prominent gold bands.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Silver
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Anemanthele lessoniana

A beautiful, hardy, arching grass with strands of glimmering ruby-red that shine through the lime-green swards in summer. The evergreen foliage slowly turns a rich bronze-brown shade for a stunning winter display.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Walls & Fences
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Pennisetum 'Rubrum'

The colourful foliage of this half hardy fountain grass emerges in deep red shades before maturing to a rich shade of burgundy. From mid-summer to autumn, the showy purple flower spikes rise above the arching foliage in a spectacular architectural display.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pennisetum macrourum 'Tail Feathers'

Robust green foliage is enhanced by tall erect pinky-beige spikelets in late summer to autumn, gracefully moving in the slightest of breezes. Height: 180cm (6ft)  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Fritillaria meleagris (Mixed)

The captivating bell shaped flowers of this charming fritillary are instantly recognizable by their distinctive snakes-skin markings. A sprinkling of snakes head fritillaries are a sight to behold when naturalised in damp woodlands or informal areas of grass.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Stipa tenuissima

Malus 'Adirondack? is an exceptional edible Crab Apple with a coveted RHS AGM. From mid-Spring, a striking display of waxy white blooms emerge from deep pink buds. By summer they are replaced by edible, glossy-red fruits that remain on the tree well into winter, when…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge'

Grown for its majestic foliage and showy summer flowers, this hardy, evergreen provides colour and structure in the garden. Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge' is aptly named for its upright, sword-shaped, dark green leaves, each edged with a bright gold margin.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Cat Grass 'Tabby Cat'

Not just an outstanding ornamental or accent plant, variegated cat grass provides vitamins and fibre for your cat's diet and keeps them from chewing on your prized houseplants. Very quick growing and will be 15cm (6in) within six weeks for cats to enjoy. Later in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

This hardy, clump forming, herbaceous perennial associates beautifully with grasses. Its dainty bell shaped blooms in summer are followed by dark inky-blue berries. Evergreen Lilyturf creates a spectacular feature plant in borders or containers, producing…  More Info




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Miscanthus x giganteus

Miscanthus x giganteus is a vigorous grower, towering up to 3.5m (12') with ease, which makes it ideal as an inpenetrable screen or windbreak. During September and October this deciduous perennial grass produces sprays of arching, grey-pink flowers from the top…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

A perennial, deciduous grass that produces a dense clump of narrow, green leaves from its strong root growth. Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella' is ideal as a specimen plant or planted as part of an ornamental grasses border. Given its impressive height, it…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Silver
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' is an easy to grow towering ornamental grass that is suitable for mixed borders. The leaves arch gracefully but the real stand out featurs are the bronze coloured feathery panicles that can reach up to 1.8 metres high during the…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Verbena bonariensis (Garden Ready)

Tightly clustered florets form glowing lavender flower heads that float atop stiffly upright, branching stems. The long lasting blooms of Verbena bonariensis attract clouds of bees and butterflies. This perennial verbena has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in recent…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Verbena bonariensis

Tightly clustered florets form glowing lavender flower heads that float atop stiffly upright, branching stems. The long lasting blooms of Verbena bonariensis attract clouds of bees and butterflies. This perennial verbena has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in recent…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Snowdrop (Giant)

For a snowdrop with big impact, plant this stunning variety. Nothing heralds the coming of spring like snowdrops and Galanthus elwesii is the best for planting as a dry bulb. It also has the biggest blooms - up to 25cm long!  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Fritillaria meleagris (Mixed)

A beautiful hardy bulb with white pendant 1 1/2in (4cm) blooms heavily chequered with pink, plum or purple. Snakes's Head Fritillary can be grown in grass and often self seeds to make delightful colonies of nodding bells.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Winter Aconite

This woodland member of the buttercup family will swiftly multiply to form a glowing carpet of golden yellow flowers each spring. The cup shaped blooms of the winter aconite attract pollinating insects to your spring garden, and associate beautifully with snowdrops and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels' has aromatic foliage and large, flat flower heads in interesting pastel shades which will create a wonderful tapestry of summer colour. It is a tough and reliable Yarrow, which thrives on light sandy soils and copes well with…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Chlorophytum saundersiae 'Starlight'

Unlike its better known, house plant relative ? the Spider Plant, Chlorophytum saundersiae 'Starlight' is hardy to -5C (41F) making it suitable for a sheltered spot outdoors.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Carex morrowii 'Variegata'

Evergreen Carex 'Variegata' is suited to sunny borders as well as shady corners, in either position it will catch the eye with the creamy edged variegated leaves and graceful movement. The contrasting green and cream colours will highlight pansies and violas and will…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Dierama erectum

Clusters of delicate bell shaped flowers dangle from impossibly slender stems that arch and tremble in the breeze. From July, the elegant blooms rise above clumps of slender, semi-evergreen, grass like foliage before giving way to attractive seedheads in late…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Yarrow is tough and reliable, thriving on light sandy soils and coping well with coastal conditions. This particular variety combines an inspiring mix of pastel shades that creates a wonderful tapestry of summer colour.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Miscanthus is a showy, robust, flamboyant grass, which can add a different look to your borders, all year round. The tall stems are topped with feathery plumes of rich copper, looking glorious above clumps of arching, grassy foliage.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Cortaderia selloana 'Minipampas'

Fully hardy evergreen perennial. Compact in habit so could be grown in a large patio container in full sun, or as garden plant in well drained, fertile soil in full sun. A tussock of stiff, flat, narrowly linear yellow -green leaves . White flowers are produced…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Sorghum nigrum

This hardy annual grass is ideal for adding majestic height and structure to your borders. The large green-gold to bronze flower heads of Sorghum nigrum rise above the foliage in a spectacular summer display. This striking millet is excellent for drying to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cortaderia selloana 'Gold Minipampas'

Fully hardy evergreen perennial. Compact in habit so could be grown in a large patio container in full sun, or as garden plant in well drained, fertile soil in full sun. A tussock of stiff, flat, narrowly linear yellow -green leaves . White flowers are produced…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Cornus sericea 'Isanti'

The deep red woody stems of the Cornus sericea 'Isanti' look superb in winter planted amongst evergreen grasses in a large border. This decidous shrub is a Dogwood that are renowned for their bright coloured bark during the winter months. Earlier in the year the…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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English Bluebells

A sea of English bluebells rekindles memories of springtime woodland walks, when the days start to lengthen and the weather warms up. The nodding, violet-blue flowers of these hardy, native bulbs attract insects to their delicately scented flowers. At their…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Bulb

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