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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.
Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty' F1 Hybrid
Ornamental Millet, Pearl MilletMore info
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
Cyperus longus (Large Plant)
Galingale, Cypress Root, Sedge
A handsome perennial for moist borders or waterlogged soil. Cyperus longus can be grown in water up to 15cm (6") deep, so will make a pretty addition to the edge of the pond.
The dense, thick growth of Cyperus makes it excellent for encouraging wildlife to the garden, as it gives habitat opportunities for the wildlife. Plants are exotic-looking, with umbrella-like stems and foliage, and reddish-bronze spikelets during the height of summer. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (40").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 tolerates shade or sun, making it a versatile plant for filling awkward spots in the garden and hiding unsightly features. Height: Up to 4m (12’). Spread: 1.5m (4.9’).More info
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