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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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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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.49

Briza maxima

Greater Quaking Grass

Graceful, pendant, nodding flowers adding elegance and feeling to summer and winter decorations. Particularly useful at Christmas when they can be sprayed silver, gold etc,. Very easy to grow to perfection. More info
    • 1 packet (250 seeds)

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    • £2.19

Grass 'Hare's Tail' (Ornamental) - Kew Collection Seeds

Lagurus ovatus, Rabbit's Tail Grass, Bunny Tail Grass

Soft, fur-like, silky heads with grace and beauty. More info
    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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    • £1.99

Carex 'Red Rooster'

Sedge

Wiry, rich bronze foliage stands stiffly upright in a blaze of colour. Hardy evergreen perennial, Carex 'Red rooster' is ideal for creating year round structure, adding texture and colour to borders and containers. Height and spread: 60cm (24”).

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    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

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    • £2.69

Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

Fountain Grass, Pennisetum rueppellii

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 jumbo plug plant

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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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Cat Grass 'Tabby Cat'

Hordeum vulgare 'Variegata', Barley

Not just an outstanding ornamental or accent plant, variegated cat grass provides vitamins and fibre for your cat's diet and keeps them from chewing on your prized houseplants. Very quick growing and will be 15cm (6in) within six weeks for cats to enjoy. Later in season cut back taller growth for fresh new re-growth to munch upon. If grown indoors solely as a cat treat, keep things clean by sowing small batches of seed in pure vermiculite. More info
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • £0.99

Cyperus longus (Large Plant)

Galingale, Cypress Root, Sedge

A handsome perennial for moist borders or waterlogged soil. Cyperus 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: 90cm (36"). Spread: 2.4m (8’).

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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    • £9.99
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    • £16.99
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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Large Plant)

Fescue

An easy to grow 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 20cm (8") tall, and can be mixed with bedding plants, herbaceous perennials or planted into rockeries or into gravel gardens. Height and Spread: 50cm (20").

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted plant

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    • £10.99
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    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted plants

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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Large Plant)

Golden Hakonechloa

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").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted plants

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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: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (39").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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    • 2 x 1 litre potted plants

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Pennisetum alopecuroides (Large Plant)

Chinese fountain grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides is a highly decorative ornamental grass, also known as Fountain Grass, and is a plant which gives almost all year round interest in the garden. It is a low-maintenance plant, which quickly forms a clump, so is ideal for filling gaps in perennial and shrub borders. The grassy foliage is neat, but stays quite inconspicuous until the flower heads appear during late summer. But, once they appear, they really dazzle, with spikelet’s looking much like a squirrel’s tail! Leave the decorative seedheads on your Fountain Grass plants into the autumn. Height and spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 1 x 1.5 litre potted plant

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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").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted calamagrostis plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted calamagrostis plants

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    • £16.99
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