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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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Arundo donax 'Variegata'(Large Plant)

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 August 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 4 litre potted aronia plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £25.99

Panicum virgatum

Switch Grass

A clump-forming grass for borders. The dazzling, upright, steely blue swards are particularly striking against hot shades of orange. The foliage changes to soft yellow in autumn, often appearing alongside purple-green flower spikelets. More info
    • 1 packet (25 panicum virgatum seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £0.99

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

Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

Fountain Grass, Pennisetum rueppellii

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The colourful foliage of this half hardy fountain grass emerges with bold stripes of red, pink and green, before maturing to a rich shade of burgundy. From mid-summer to autumn, the showy purple flower spikes rise above the arching foliage in a spectacular architectural display. Pennisetum 'Fireworks' makes a lively addition to bedding displays and patio containers. The fluffy seedheads can be also cut to make elegant dried flowers. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 pennisetum jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 3 pennisetum jumbo plug plants

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    • £29.97 £16.99

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)

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    • £1.99

Pennisetum villosum 'Cream Falls'

Feathertop Grass

One of the easiest and most visually stunning grasses to grow. Brilliant white, rabbit-tail spikes are produced in abundance from bushy, clump-forming deciduous plants. Eye-catching and early to flower in borders or large containers. Quick to flower, often used as a Annual. Height 45-50cm (18-20in) Cut back old foliage in spring as new growth appears in the centres of plants. More info
    • 1 packet (30 pennisetum seeds)

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    • £2.99

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

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 August 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted calamagrostis plants

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    • £16.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted miscanthus plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £16.99

Annual Grasses (Mixed)

Wisps and crowns, plumes and spikes, pendulous and cloud like - they are all here in one embracing mixture. Invaluable if you never have enough material available for your arrangements. Ideal for bedding, border, everlasting flowers. Packet should contain: Agrostis nebulosa, Agrostis pulchella, Briza maxima, Briza gracillis, Brome macrostachys, Brome uniloides, Festuca glauca, Panicum violaceum, Sorghum nigrum. More info
    • 1 packet (1 gram)

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