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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
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
Calamagrostis × acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' (Large Plant)
Feather Reed Grass, Smallweed
Calamagrostis is a spectacular, ornamental grass for any mixed garden border. 'Karl Foerster' is a well known border plant, with arching leaves, and bronze feathery panicles during summer.
A useful ornamental grass, which is quick to emerge each spring. Calamagrostis can be planted to form a feathery screen, and is fast-growing and easy to maintain.Height: 1.8m (5.9') Spread: 50cm (19").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
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