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Grasses


Our range of bamboo and ornamental grass seeds will create a real talking point in your garden. They're perfect planting partners to summer annuals and add height and structure to borders. Ornamental grasses will attract wildlife into your garden and may provide shelter for grasshoppers, lacewings and many others, as well as producing seed as food for birds.



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Carex 'Milk Chocolate' (Large Plant)

This clump forming Sedge is grown for its slender chocolate brown foliage with a delicate pink tinge to the edge of each leaf. As autumn approaches, the dense foliage turns to attractive shades of orange and brown. Carex 'Milk Chocolate' is a superb evergreen perennial grass which is at its best when grown in generous swathes throughout borders or planted into winter containers. Perfect for adding texture and winter interest to the garden! Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

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    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted carex plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £22.99

Hordeum jubatum

Foxtail Barley, Squirrel Tail Grass

Splendid grass variety which was the talk of both our Open Weekend and our Press Day, so in response to popular demand, we have now added it to our catalogue! Ornamental Grass Hordeum jubatum produces bushy clumps of green, sword-like foliage are quickly topped by silvery-pink, feathery plumes which 'glisten' as they wave in a breeze. Superb as a feature plant in a container or added to borders.
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    • 1 packet (100 hordeum seeds)

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    • £2.29

Carex comans 'Bronze Perfection' (Large Plant)

Sedge

This beautiful sedge is the perfect way to add texture and movement to the front of borders. The arching, evergreen foliage is a striking bronze shade that provides year round colour and interest. With a neat, clump forming habit, Carex comans 'Bronze Perfection' is well suited to growing in patio containers, or dotted throughout rockeries. This hardy perennial grass is easy to grow, in almost any soil, and requires virtually no maintenance. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted carex plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £22.99

Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty' F1 Hybrid

Ornamental Millet, Pearl Millet

This attractive Ornamental Millet makes the perfect planting partner to vibrant summer annuals, adding height and interest to borders, as well as making a perfect backdrop to your display. Purple Majesty also adds a touch of the tropics to containers on a sunny patio.Young plants are first green, with the stems and mid-rib of foliage turning purple after 8 weeks. Leaves turn dark purple when planted outside in full sun.
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    • 1 packet (10 pennisetum seeds)

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    • £3.99

Grass Hare's Tail

Lagurus ovatus, Rabbit's Tail Grass, Bunny Tail Grass

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Soft, fur-like, silky heads with grace and beauty.

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    • 1 packet (150 grass seeds)

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    • £2.29

Cat Grass 'Tabby Cat'

Hordeum vulgare 'Variegata', Barley

Treat your cat to his own supply of fresh, clean grass all year round. Our Cat Grass is a variety of Barley, Hordeum vulgare 'Variegata', which provides vitamins and fibre in your cat's diet and keeps them from chewing on your prized houseplants. This quick growing perennial grass reaches 15cm (6") in just 6 weeks - perfect for the impatient feline! Grow it in small batches for a constant supply. If you have a few seed to spare, Hordeum also makes an attractive ornamental grass for the perennial border. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £1.99

Sorghum nigrum

Millet, Black Millet

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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 make a striking everlasting flower. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 packet (25 sorghum seeds)

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    • £0.69

Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' (Large Plant)

Cortaderia argentea, Pampas Grass, Tussock Grass

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Pampas Grass is a super tough, long-lasting garden plant, which will almost look after itself. Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' is a more compact variety, staying at just 1.2m (3.9'), and is much more manageable than its larger cousin!

The tufted evergreen plants of Pampas Grass are perfect for filling a gap in a border, and 'Pumila' is good for small gardens too. Plants give all year interest for the garden, although are at their best in August when the silvery plumes appear from the very centre of the grassy plants. Height and Spread: 1.2m (3.9').

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted cortaderia plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted cortaderia plants

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    • £19.99

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' (Large Plant)

Eulalia 'Gracillimus', Maiden Grass

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.

The stately flower spikes of Miscanthus 'Gracilimus' are at their best following a long hot summer. This hardy perennial is easy to grow and needs very little maintenance. The seed heads make a unique addition to flower arrangements or can be left intact to supply ongoing winter interest in the garden. Height: 130cm (51"). Spread: 120cm (47").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted miscanthus plant

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted miscanthus plants

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    • £16.99

Pennisetum alopecuroides (Large Plant)

Chinese fountain grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides is a highly decorative ornamental grass, also known as Fountain Grass, and is a plant which gives almost all year round interest in the garden. It is a low-maintenance plant, which quickly forms a clump, so is ideal for filling gaps in perennial and shrub borders. The grassy foliage is neat, but stays quite inconspicuous until the flower heads appear during late summer. But, once they appear, they really dazzle, with spikelet's looking much like a squirrel's tail! Leave the decorative seedheads on your Fountain Grass plants into the autumn. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 120cm (47").

 

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    • 1 x 1.5 litre potted pennisetum plant

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    • £9.99
    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted pennisetum plant

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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 1.5 litre potted pennisetum plants

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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted pennisetum plants

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    • £20.99

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' (Large Plant)

Sedge

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' is an attractive sedge with arching variegated foliage that really catches the eye. In late spring, it is decorated with small, white flower spikes. This hardy perennial grass has a dense, clump forming habit that makes it well suited to the front of borders, rockeries or patio containers. An easy evergreen grass that is virtually maintenance free. Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' thrives in any rich, fertile soil and will happily grow in a light shade. Height: 40cm (14"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted carex plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

Cortaderia selloana 'Splendid Star' (Large Plant)

Pampas Grass

If, like many, you're a fan of pampass grass, but don't have a garden large enough to accommodate it, you're in luck! This recently introduced dwarf variety has captured the hearts of gardeners looking for something a bit different. Cortaderia selloana 'Splendid Star' retains its leaves throughout the year and the golden-green foliage gives a modern, prairie-style look. Tall, feather-like white flowers take the stage in late summer and almost double the height of the plant, but still rarely reaching higher than 1.2m. Perfect for growing in a container or at the front of a sunny to partially shaded border. Height: 1.2m (4'). Spread: 1m (3').

 

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    • 1 x 10 litre potted cortaderia plant

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