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Setaria viridis 'Caramel'

Setaria viridis 'Caramel' is an unusual but beautiful annual grass bearing warm reddish brown, gently arching, foxtail-like flower heads on tall stems. A fantastic addition to bouquets and borders alike, this foxtail millet is commercially grown for cutting, but is also great for adding movement and…  More Info

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Architectural Grasses Duo

…flowers spikes providing superb interest that persists long into autumn. Architectural Grasses Duo contains:* Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Mostenveld' – an eye-catching variegated moor grass forming a neat tussock of cream and green striped leaves, which turn gold in autumn. Tall,…  More Info

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Architectural Grasses Collection

…Perfect for dotting among herbaceous perennials or planting ats part of a mixed patio display. Architectural Grasses Collection comprises:* Miscanthus ?Ruby Cute? - An arching, deciduous grass which is at its best in autumn when the slender green leaves turn to bright ruby red. Height and spread:…  More Info

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Nurserymans Choice Grass Collection

Our Nurseryman's Choice Grass Collection is a chance to bag our selection from customer favourite grasses at great value. Gorgeous in pots and borders alike, ornamental grasses add structure and movement into the garden, associating beautifully with other perennials such as salvias, geraniums,…  More Info

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Summer Grass Trio

…texture and habit. These adaptable grasses bring colour and movement to borders, rockeries and gravel gardens where they provide useful ground cover. Alternatively, plant them into patio containers as a striking textural contrast to other perennials. Summer Grass Trio comprises the following…  More Info

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Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Mostenveld'

…silvery-purple blooms. This variegated variety forms a neat tussock of cream and green striped leaves that turn to gold into Autumn. This hardy deciduous grass is easy to grow and will associate beautifully when planted in large groups with other grasses. Height: 120cm (48?). Spread: 60cm (24?).  More Info

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Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

…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…  More Info

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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

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…  More Info

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

…areas. Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels' flowers can attract bees and butterflies, and are a mix of pastel shades, and are well suited to priarie style and cottage garden borders, alongside ornamental grasses. It is a hardy perennial that thrives in sunny locations. Height and spread: 60cm (24).  More Info

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

A crowd-pleaser through all the seasons, Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' is a deciduous grass that delivers elegant form and texture, variegated foliage, summer flowers and autumn colour that lasts well into the winter. Tall, stiff stems arise from a dense clump, cascading into a fountain of finely…  More Info

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Ruby Cute'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Ruby Cute' is a fabulous deciduous grass that is best in the Autumn when the slender green leaves turn to bright ruby red. At the beginning of the year the leaves will begin green with white veins and will gradually become pinker as the Autumn approaches. A feathery display if…  More Info

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Cortaderia selloana 'Golden Fantasy'

…on stems up to 1.5m high. These long-lasting plumes and evergreen foliage provide interest and colour into the winter. Use this golden Pampas Grass as a solitary statement in a lawn or as evergreen structure in a mixed border. A tough, long-lasting statement plant, which will almost look after…  More Info

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln Gold'

An eye catching, golden leaved form of the popular Fountain Grass. The slender, arching foliage of Pennisetum 'Hameln Gold' emerges bright gold and slowly matures to a gentle lemon shade as summer progresses. From July, the neat clumps of foliage are transformed by a halo of fluffy flower spikes…  More Info

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Calamagrostis brachytricha

Calamagrostis brachytricha is an exceptional grass which bears extremely showy flower heads. Moreover, unlike many other grasses, it will cope with light shade and a wider range of soils, as long as they’re not boggy. Not only does this grass provide valuable interest to the late summer and…  More Info

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Cortaderia selloana 'White'

Pampas Grass is a super tough, long-lasting garden plant, which will almost look after itself. Cortaderia selloana 'White' produces stunning plumes of feathery, white seed heads on sturdy stalks which rise avove the extremely tough foliage. The tufted evergreen plants of Pampas Grass are perfect for…  More Info

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Pennisetum alopecuroides

…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…  More Info

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Pennisetum ?Hameln? sits quietly in the background during the early part of the year. Its slender arching foliage forms a neat clump that adds texture and movement to summer borders. July sees this ornamental grass transformed by an explosion of fluffy flower heads.  More Info

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Black Beauty'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Black Beauty' is an eye-catching deciduous grass that produces fluffy dark silvery-purple flower heads late in Summer. The slender green foliage makes fabulous ground cover when planted en masse. The bottlebrush flowers will sway gently bringing texture and movement to…  More Info

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Cortaderia selloana 'Tiny Pampa'

Now you can enjoy the feathery plumes of Pampas grass in even the smallest of gardens. Cortaderia selloana 'Tiny Pampa' is the most compact variety developed to date. This neat, dwarf Pampas forms a bushy clump of slender foliage and fluffy flower-plumes that catch the breeze in late summer, to…  More Info

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Allium sphaerocephalon

…onion with unusual oval shaped, purple green flower heads. Allium sphaerocephalon looks great planted among herbaceous plants and waves of swaying grasses which help support its slender stems. The tall stems lean gently with the breeze adding movement and attracting insects to their blooms. Height:…  More Info

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Pennisetum x advena 'Fireworks'

The colourful foliage of Pennisetum 'Fireworks' is sure to make an impact in any garden display. Vibrant stripes of red, pink and green emerge before maturing to a rich shade of burgundy, providing a wide spectrum of colour. From mid-summer to autumn, arching purple flower spikes rise in a…  More Info

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Sisyrinchium californicum 'Brachypus'

This adaptable plant will grow in the border as well as making a lovely pond marginal. Sisyrinchium californicum ‘Brachypus’ forms low clumps of semi-evergreen, sword-shaped, grey-green leaves. From late spring through early summer, it produces upright stems each topped with star-shaped,…  More Info

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Fritillaria meleagris (Mixed)

A beautiful hardy bulb with white pendant 1½in (4cm) blooms heavily chequered with pink, plum or purple. Snakes's Head Fritillary can be grown in grass and often self seeds to make delightful colonies of nodding bells.  More Info

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Poppy 'Manhattan'

With its lavender-grey ruffled petals, this striking hardy perennial makes a showy addition to sunny perennial borders. The nectar-rich blooms are loved by pollinating insects and make spectacular cut flowers for early summer bouquets. The flowers of Poppy ?Manhattan? are followed by large, rounded…  More Info

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Verbena bonariensis 'Royal Dreams'

…(24?) tall - perfect for mingling with summer perennials and shorter grasses as part of a mixed container, or dotted through gravel gardens and border edges. The nectar rich flowers are loved by pollinating insects making it a useful hardy perennial for wildlife areas. Height and spread: 60cm (24).  More Info

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Aquilegia Alpina

…This is a variable species, sometimes producing blue and white bicolour blooms. With a carefree habit, this dainty hardy perennial is best grown in groups and left to seed about to create trouble-free colonies, popping up among grasses and other perennials. Height: 80cm (31). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Allium 'Red Mohican'

…tight clusters of wine-red flowers with a unique crest on top. Flowering in mid-summer, Allium 'Red Mohican' looks superb dotted among ornamental grasses or woven through borders where the tight clusters of flowers perched on tall slender stems add architectural interest. Attractive to bees, these…  More Info

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Achillea 'Fanal' ('The Beacon')

…shades when grown in large clumps. Achillea ?Fanal? makes a fine addition to the middle of sunny borders, associating beautifully with billowing grasses and other perennials. This tough, reliable Yarrow is undemanding and easy to grow, even in challenging coastal sites. Height: 80cm (31). Spread:…  More Info

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Achillea 'Fanal' ('The Beacon')

…shades when grown in large clumps. Achillea ?Fanal? makes a fine addition to the middle of sunny borders, associating beautifully with billowing grasses and other perennials. This tough, reliable Yarrow is undemanding and easy to grow, even in challenging coastal sites. Height: 80cm (31). Spread:…  More Info

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Agastache rugosa

…From midsummer to autumn it produces eye-catching purple flower spikes and the whole plant has a delicious liquorice scent. It associates well with swaying grasses such as Pennisetum. The aniseed-flavoured flowers are edible and can be used for cake decorations. Height: 80cm (31). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Iris 'Dutch Mixed'

…fabulous display, rising on slender stems above the narrow foliage. These cheery blooms make dazzling cut flowers too! Perfect for planting among grasses or creating bold groups in beds and borders. Height: 40cm (16). Spread: 10cm (4). Supplied as bulbs. Useful links: How to plant bulbs, corms and…  More Info

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Poppy (Wild)

A sprinkling of scarlet red blooms among swaying meadow grasses creates the perfect picture of the British countryside. This iconic species of annual Wild Poppy is instantly recognisable by its gently fluttering petals. Papaver rhoeas is extremely easy to grow and will happily seed throughout…  More Info

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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

…particularly eye-catching, forming a neat arching mound of perennial grass for sun or shade. Its narrow yellow leaves are striped with green throughout the summer months, turning to orange-bronze in autumn. A very attractive hardy perennial as part of an autumn container or planted in a gravel…  More Info

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Stipa tenuissima

Loved by garden designers, this low maintenance, evergreen grass brings texture and movement to planting schemes. The wispy, arching strands of foliage form neat clumps that sway and billow in the breeze. Stipa tenuissima is surprisingly drought tolerant, making a useful choice for thin,…  More Info

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Achillea 'Terracotta'

…dependable plant thrives on light sandy soils and even in difficult coastal conditions, as well as being great for planting in large swathes among swaying grasses in a prairie style border. Achillea 'Terracotta' is also excellent as a fresh or dried cut flower. Height: 80cm (32). Spread: 60cm (24).  More Info

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Achillea millefolium 'Lilac Beauty'

…pretty Achillea, making it ideal for pastel themed borders. Contrast its flat flowerheads with the vertical flower spikes of Salvias and swaying grasses in prairie planting schemes and cottage gardens. Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ is a drought-tolerant perennial which is well loved by…  More Info

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Achillea millefolium 'Strawberry Seduction'

…flat flower heads hovering above aromatic, feathery green foliage. Perfect for the front of sunny borders, associating beautifully with swaying grasses and upright perennials such as Salvias. A magnet for beneficial pollinators. Height: 45cm (18). Spread: 30cm (12). Plant height and spread is…  More Info

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Salvia pratensis 'Madeline'

…from June to September, providing pollinators with a source of food well into the end of the season. Hardy down to -10C, this drought-tolerant salvia enjoys a free-draining, sunny position, associating beautifully with grasses and other prairie perennials. Height: 70cm (28in). Spread : 45cm (18in).  More Info

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Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'

If you?re a fan of bright colours and grasses, Imperata cylindrical ?Rubra? combines both into one, producing an unusual and dramatic grass. The leaves are green at the base, with red tips that appear more intense as summer progresses into autumn, when they begin to shine like a jewel and light up…  More Info

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Festuca glauca

…have a green tint. Festuca glauca plants are easy to grow, forming neat clumps which rarely need maintaining. This grass looks great in rockeries and gravel gardens and the hardy perennial can also be grown alongside complementary Mediterranean-style plants in borders and containers. Height: 30cm…  More Info

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

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,…  More Info

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Uncinia rubra 'Everflame'

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…  More Info

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Kniphofia uvaria 'Mixed Hybrids'

…stems above semi-evergreen, strap-like foliage. Blooming for up to a month, these spectacular perennials associate beautifully with ornamental grasses and their nectar-rich blooms will attract a wealth of pollinators. They make impressive cut flowers with a long vase life. Height: 120cm (48).…  More Info

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Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus

…slender arching stems of cerise pink blooms . The flowers bring a bright splash of colour in late spring, associating beautifully with swaying grasses and architectural alliums. If left undisturbed they will happily naturalise as the years go by, and like other Gladiolus, the stems make a wonderful…  More Info

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Daffodil 'Golden Bells'

The Hoop Petticoat Daffodil! Up to 15 delicate golden funnels per bulb are produced above fine grass like foliage. Grow this cheery little daffodil in rockeries or naturalised in grass for an exquisite spring display. Plant some in containers for a bright windowsill indoors. Also excellent as cut…  More Info

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Coreopsis 'Enchanted Eve'

…dotting throughout rockeries. Its nectar-rich blooms make this a great choice for wildlife areas too. Plant this pretty Tickseed alongside swaying grasses for a bright and breezy, long lasting display. Height and spread: 30cm (12). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size…  More Info

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Gaura lindheimeri Siskiyou Pink

…Mediterranean plants in blues, pinks and silvers, looks at home in relaxed cottage-style plantings, and works harmoniously with prairie-style grasses such as pennisetum, creating an airy haze of colour and texture. Height: 100cm (40”). Spread: 80cm (32”). Plant height and spread is…  More Info

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Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii

…are held on stiff stems above hairy, dark green leaves. It provides colour to late summer and early autumn borders, pairing beautifully with grasses and violet asters. The radiant flowers also stand out well against the dark background of purple-leaved shrubs such as Cotinus ‘Royal…  More Info

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Verbena bonariensis

…is at its most effective when planted in large swathes. Verbena bonariensis is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, associating beautifully with grasses in a tranquil planting scheme, or adding a touch of architectural style to the back of herbaceous borders. Height: 120cm (48). Spread: 45cm (18).…  More Info

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Rudbeckia Summerdaisy Collection

…and red blooms look superb in combination with ornamental grasses or deep purple or blue flowers such as salvias, as well as making a great addition to hot colour schemes. Relatively compact at only 50cm (20in) tall, these easy-to-grow hardy perennials are perfect for borders and container displays.…  More Info

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Miscanthus 'Purpurascens'

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  More Info

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Agastache Little Adder

…foliage with an intense aniseed scent. It’s a great plant for creating vertical accents in borders, associating beautifully with ornamental grasses and making an excellent addition to a gravel garden, Mediterranean scheme or wildlife area. This perennial plant performs best in well-drained…  More Info

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Carex morrowii 'Irish Green'

Carex morrowii ‘Irish Green’ is a mound forming, evergreen grass with long, arching emerald-green leaves that are wonderfully glossy. Brings texture and movement to planting schemes. This superbly hardy sedge is a useful choice for mixing into winter containers or as evergreen ground…  More Info

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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

…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…  More Info

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Narcissus 'Mr Vain'

…Vain’ bears large, bi-coloured flowers with soft lemon petals and a cream trumpet. Plant in borders and containers or in bold drifts in grass where they will return year after year without effort! They also make beautiful cut flowers. Height: 45cm (18in). Spread:15cm (6in). Useful links:…  More Info

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Echium Amoenum Red Feathers

…is drought tolerant once established and perfectly self-sufficient, requiring neither staking or fertilising. It looks wonderful alongside grasses and other Mediterranean plants. Height and Spread: 40cm (16”). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather…  More Info

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Gaura 'Gambit Pink'

…masses of pink flowers with long white stamens. The starry flowers flutter on wand-like panicles and associate beautifully with ornamental grasses and other drought-tolerant perennials. Upright to arching stems bear lance-shaped green leaves that are flushed burgundy when young. Older varieties…  More Info

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Gaura 'Gambit Rose Bicolour'

…edged with pink and adorned with long white stamens. The starry flowers flutter on wand-like panicles and associate beautifully with ornamental grasses and other drought-tolerant perennials. Upright to arching stems bear lance-shaped green leaves that are flushed burgundy when young. Older varieties…  More Info

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Gaura 'Gambit White'

…of sparkling white flowers with long white stamens. The starry flowers flutter on wand-like panicles and associate beautifully with ornamental grasses and other drought-tolerant perennials. Upright to arching stems bear lance-shaped green leaves that are flushed burgundy when young. Older varieties…  More Info

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Carex 'Milk Chocolate'

…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…  More Info

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