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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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Umbrella Bamboo 'Asian Wonder'

Fargesia murieliae, Arundinaria murielae, Sinarundinaria murielae

Umbrella Bamboo are easy to grow and quick to fill out, making them a top foliage choice for privacy screening and blocking road noise and traffic pollution. Clump forming Fargesia 'Asian Wonder' is even more of a treat, with ruby red stems and olive green foliage giving it an incredibly tropical appearance. As the canes mature, strip some of the lower foliage away to show off the highly decorative stems. A top architectural plant for adding structure and movement to the garden. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.2m (4'). More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted fargesia plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted fargesia plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99

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 July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £22.99

Calamagrostis x 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").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted calamagrostis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted calamagrostis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99

Pleioblastus argenteostriatus f. pumilus (Large Plant)

Pleioblastus humilis var. pumilus, Dwarf Bamboo

Bamboo are much admired plants for the garden, but the larger specimens can sometimes be too tall and cumbersome for a small garden. Pleioblastus argenteostriatus f. pumilis is a dwarf bamboo, which is low-maintenance and evergreen, with deep green leaves and red-flushed canes. This dwarf bamboo will modernise any border or patio with its tropical appearance. Plants are hardy and will last for many years. Height: 1.2m (4'). Spread: up to 2m (6.6').

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted Pleioblastus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted Pleioblastus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99

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').

 

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    • 1 x 1.5 litre potted umbrella bamboo plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 1 x 10 litre potted fargesia plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99
    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted umbrella bamboo plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 1.5 litre potted umbrella bamboo plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 10 litre potted fargesia plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £44.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted umbrella bamboo plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

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 July 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

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").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted carex plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted carex plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £22.99

Carex 'Milk Chocolate' (Large Plant)

Sedge

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 July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted carex plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £22.99

Arundo donax 'Variegata'(Large Plant)

Arundo donax var. versicolor, Giant Reed

This exotic looking perennial grass makes is undeniably impressive. The sturdy, upright stems, reaching up to 180cm (70") tall, are draped in variegated ribbon-like foliage with wide cream margins. Grown for its dramatic foliage and bamboo-like stature, the Giant Reed makes an elegant pot-plant for the conservatory. Arundo donax 'Variegata' may also be grown at the back of moist, sunny borders adding height and architecture in late summer. When grown outdoors, this half-hardy perennial should be lifted and moved to a warm, frost free position during the winter months, to be replanted the following spring. Height: 180cm (70"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 4 litre potted aronia plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 4 litre potted aronia plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £25.99

Oryza sativa 'Black Madras'

Rice

An easy-to-grow black grass which will bring a touch of Asia to your garden with its green-purple ornamental foliage. Oryza sativa Black Madras is stunning in borders or containers using a moisture-retaining soil. Looks fabulous all summer. More info
    • 1 packet (40 oryza seeds)

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    • £0.99
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Carex morrowii 'Fisher's Form' (Large Plant)

Sedge

A handsome Sedge with narrow green foliage edged with contrasting cream margins. In late Spring, the small green flower spikes rise up among the foliage. Carex morrowii 'Fisher's Form' has a compact, clump forming habit with stiff, upright leaves that arch gently as they lengthen. This attractive perennial grass is evergreen, providing plenty of year round interest in borders and rockeries. Carex is particularly effective in patio containers adding texture and colour to winter displays. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted carex plant

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    • £14.99
    • Out of stock
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted carex plants

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    • £22.99
    • Out of stock