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Grasses


Ornamental grasses are great for breaking up areas of planting and they add textural interest too. These low-maintenance plants come in a whole variety of foliage colours and many have showy seed heads too that persist throughout the autumn and winter, adding an architectural element to borders. Our great value ornamental grasses make a wonderful addition to mixed borders, prairie-style planting, or grown as stylish solo specimens in a patio container.

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Miscanthus Grass Collection

Miscanthus 'Purpurascens', Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberspinne', Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus', Maiden Grass, Eulalia

  • Excellent focal point
  • Long-lasting blooms
  • Attractive seed heads

Add structural focal points to your summer borders with this fabulous collection of Miscanthus grasses. These low maintenance perennials produce tall plumes of flowers above clumps of arching foliage from late summer. The blooms are long lasting, with seed heads that remain intact well into winter and look fabulous when added to cut flower arrangements. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Supplied in 9cm pots.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Miscanthus 'Purpurascens' - Tall stems topped with feathery plumes of rich copper red look magnificent above clumps of narrow, green, arching foliage.
  • Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberspinne' - Spidery panicles of bronze tipped flower-spikes that slowly fade to silver as they mature.
  • Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus' - Distinctive arching green foliage striped with horizontal cream bands.
More info
    • 3 miscanthus plants in 9cm pots - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of August 2017
    • SAVE* £15  
    • £14.97

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Fountain grass, Pennisetum compressum

Feathery panicles float above a dense clump of linear, evergreen leaves to form a cloud of ornamental seedheads. An undemanding grass that looks particularly effective in mixed borders. The fluffy seedheads can also be cut to make attractive dried flower displays. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Supplied in a 9cm pot. More info
    • 1 pennisetum plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 3 pennisetum plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • SAVE* £15  
    • £14.97

Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

Pennisetum rueppellii, Fountain grass

An exciting new variety of fountain grass, with arching burgundy foliage, and showy purple tassels in late summer. New leaves are variegated with stripes of red, pink and green making Pennisetum Fireworks stunning throughout the season. The fluffy seedheads can also be cut to make attractive dried flower displays. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as 40mm plug plants. More info
    • 1 pennisetum plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
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    • £11.99
    • 3 pennisetum plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • SAVE* £16  
    • £19.97

Miscanthus 'Purpurascens'

Miscanthus sinensis var. purpurascens, Maiden Grass, Eulalia

This flamboyant grass makes a superb focal point for summer borders. The tall stems topped with feathery plumes of rich copper red look magnificent above clumps of narrow, green, arching foliage. The stately flower spikes of Miscanthus 'Purpurascens' are most numerous following a long hot summer. This hardy perennial is easy to grow and needs very little maintenance. The attractive seed heads also make fantastic additions to cut flower arrangements or can be left intact to provide winter interest in the garden. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Supplied in 9cm pots. More info
    • 1 miscanthus plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of August 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 3 miscanthus plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of August 2017
    • SAVE* £15  
    • £14.97

Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberspinne'

Maiden Grass, Eulalia

A big impact in summer borders for very little effort! From late summer, this low maintenance perennial grass produces spidery panicles of bronze tipped flower-spikes that slowly fade to silver as they mature. The tall flower stems rise magnificently above clumps of arching, green foliage. The stately flower spikes are most numerous following a long hot summer, and make a superb addition to cut flower arrangements. Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberspinne' is lower growing than many of the species, but equally impressive. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 50cm (20"). Supplied in 9cm pots. More info
    • 1 miscanthus plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of August 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 3 miscanthus plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of August 2017
    • SAVE* £15  
    • £14.97

Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Zebra Grass, Maiden Grass, Eulalia

This spectacular perennial grass produces distinctive arching green foliage striped with horizontal cream bands. The tall flower plumes are long lasting, making an elegant focal point that will last well into winter. Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus' creates a superb backdrop for summer perennials, adding height and vertical structure to summer borders. This RHS AGM maiden grass is easy to grow and requires little maintenance. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 90cm (35"). Supplied in 9cm pots.
More info
    • 1 miscanthus plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of August 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 3 miscanthus plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of August 2017
    • SAVE* £15  
    • £14.97

Uncinia rubra 'Everflame'

Red Hook Sedge

A bright and colourful sedge grass that adds drama and structure to containers, rockeries and the front of borders. Uncinia rubra ‘Everflame’ has fabulous evergreen bronzed foliage with scarlet margins, which persists throughout the winter months in a fiery year round display. This vibrant Red Hook Sedge is a clump forming hardy perennial that will creep gently around damp areas of the garden. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14"). Supplied in 9cm pots. More info
    • 1 uncinia plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 3 uncinia plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • SAVE* £12  
    • £17.97

Pennisetum alopecuroides (Large Plant)

Chinese fountain grass

Feathery panicles float above a dense clump of linear, evergreen leaves to form a cloud of ornamental seedheads. Pennisetum alopecuroides is an undemanding grass that looks particularly effective in mixed borders. The fluffy seedheads can also be cut to make attractive dried flower displays. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 1 pennisetum plant in 1.5 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of July 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 pennisetum plants in 1.5 litre pots

    • Despatch: By end of July 2017
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    • £15.98

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Large Plant)

Fescue

Also known as Blue Fescue, this hardy perennial grass forms dense tufts of very fine, silver-blue leaves, creating a soft texture when planted en masse. Short spikes of flowers emerge in midsummer which fade to a light straw colour. With its Mediterranean origins, Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' is fantastic for dry sunny borders, rock gardens, coastal gardens, and patio containers where its striking architectural qualities can be used to great effect. Festuca glauca is tough and easy to grow, and with evergreen leaves it provides interest all year round! Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 1 plant in 3.5 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of July 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 plants in 3.5 litre pots

    • Despatch: By end of July 2017
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    • £18.98

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' (Large Plant)

Carex morrowii 'Evergold', Sedge

This vibrant evergreen sedge provides an eye-catching display with its elegant, golden foliage edged in contrasting green. A compact ornamental grass with a stylish, arching and mounded habit, Carex ‘Evergold' looks good as a specimen plant in a container and equally impressive when combined with other sedges or planted in rockeries; gravel gardens and borders. Happy in sun or dappled shade, this is a versatile hardy perennial that persists throughout the year, providing attractive, low-maintenance ground cover with the added bonus of golden-brown flower spikes in late spring. Height: 50cm (19"); Spread: 50cm (19"). More info
    • 1 carex plant in 1 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 carex plants in 1 litre pots

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £15.98

Carex morrowii 'Variegata' (Large Plant)

Sedge

Looking as though each blade has been touched by frost, Carex morrowii 'Variegata' has slender strap-shaped leaves edged in white. With a tidy clumping habit, this hardy evergreen sedge is fantastic for edging paths or planting in drifts through perennial borders. Carex morrowii 'Variegata' also works well in patio containers and can be used in winter bedding schemes for foliage interest. Sedge is excellent for shady gardens, preferring the cool, moist conditions. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14"). More info
    • 1 carex plant in 3.5 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of July 2017
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    • £10.99
    • 2 carex plants in 3.5 litre pots

    • Despatch: By end of July 2017
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    • £18.98

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' (Large Plant)

Feather Reed Grass, Smallweed

This perennial reed grass has feathery flower heads on long slender stems that blow in the breeze. As an architectural plant, with arching leaves, and bronze feathery panicles during the summer, Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' makes a light and airy screen to divide up gardens, or to soften large walls or fences. It also looks great in large borders or in minimalist gardens, planted in clumps amongst gravel. It is fast growing and low maintenance. Height: 1.8m (5.9') Spread: 50cm (19"). More info
    • 1 calamagrostis plant in 1 litre pot

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 calamagrostis plants in 1 litre pots

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £15.98