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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.
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Large Plant)
Hakonechloa is a neat, clump-forming grass for sun or shade. It's a very attractive grass, which combines well for autumn containers, or for planting in gravel gardens, for a Japanese style look.
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' is especially handsome, with striped green and yellow swards, which are tinged red in autumn. Height: 35cm (13"). Spread: 40cm (15").More info
Pheasant's Tail Grass, New Zealand Wind Grass, Stipa arundinaceaMore info
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Large Plant)
An easy to grow evergreen plant for patio pots, borders and rockeries. Festuca glauca has grassy leaves, which are an unusual shade of cobalt blue. An excellent plant for designing in the garden, thanks to the architectural appearance.
Tufted, clump-forming plants stay compact at just 30cm (12") tall, and can be mixed with bedding plants, herbaceous perennials or planted into rockeries or into gravel gardens. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10").More info
Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' (Large Plant)
Carex morrowii 'Evergold', Sedge
A sun-loving ornamental grass with evergreen, slender leaves, etched in green and gold. Carex 'Evergold' can also be planted into shade, where it will brighten up a dark corner.
Carex 'Evergold' is excellent for rock gardens, border edging, patio pots or for planting in gravel. Height and Spread: 50cm (19").More info
Carex morrowii 'Variegata' (Large Plant)
Ornamental grass are useful for sunny borders or shady corners, where the shiny leaves can easily brighten up a dark corner.
Evergreen Carex 'Variegata' can be used in rock gardens, as border edging or in mixed patio pots, it particularly looks good with Pansies and Violas. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").More info
Umbrella Bamboo (Large Plant)
Fargesia murieliae, Arundinaria murielae, Sinarundinaria murielae
The Umbrella Bamboo can reach more than 2 metres tall, and quickly forms clumps of arching yellow-green canes, topped with foliage like an umbrella! This hardy bamboo is excellent for screening, and is especially useful in urban areas, where the screening can help reduce road noise and filter pollution.
Bamboo are fantastically tropical looking, but are very easy and quick to grow. Fargesia is wind resistant and prefers a shady corner, making it useful for filling awkward spots in the garden and hiding unsightly features. Height: 2m (6.5'). Spread: 1.5m (4.9').More info
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