Foliage Effect

Plants whose primary effect is foliage rather than flower.

101 Products

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    More recent and beautiful selection with subtly marked golden yellow narrow foliage slowly creating slightly pendulous mounds of evergreen foliage. Especially good for damp and shady spots where it can make dense cover. Average to moist soil. Best out of strong sun. Height 30cm – 40cm.  

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    Understated and quietly beautiful golden yellow variegated narrow leaves slowly create slightly pendulous mounds of long lived refined evergreen foliage. Especially good for damp and shady spots where it can make dense groundcover. Average to moist soil. Best out of strong sun. Height 30cm – 40cm. Evergreen

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    Slowly increasing clumps of attractive white and green narrow foliage which can be slightly pendulous towards the tips. Especially great for damp and shady spots where it can make dense evergreen cover. Average to moist soil. Best out of strong sun. Height; 30cm – 40cm.

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    Distinct form of this excellent groundcover plant having comparatively bold dark purplish foliage and short spikes of blue flowers during summer. Sun or light shade. Height 15cm – 25cm.

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    Loose, gently arching clumps of foliage that can tint orange, yellow and red. Masses of hazy pink flowerheads in sun. Excellent for dry conditions in sun or shade. Average lifespan of between 3 – 5 years but can re seed. Height 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Stipa arundinacea.

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    Giant reed. A most architectural plant with huge bamboo like upright stems and gently drooping leaves of grey green that can create an imposing feature. Will make vigorous clumps. Good for tall screens where space permits. Sunny well drained spot. Height; 3m plus.

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    Less vigorous & unusual form of Giant Reed, producing brightly coloured broad creamy-yellow and green striped foliage during summer. Hardy in sunny, well drained & sheltered spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 1.8m – 2.1m.

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    A selected form of the Giant Reed with an upright habit and thicker more compact stems and magnificent comparatively wide glaucous grey leaves. Can make large clumps. Sunny well drained spot. Height; 2.4m plus.

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    Superb form of giant reed with incredible bold white and green striped foliage that is quite magnificent when in full growth. Hardy in sunny, well drained & sheltered spot only. Height 1.8m – 2.1m.

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    Taiwan grass. Semi-upright gradually spreading clumps of relatively narrow, grey green bamboo like stems and narrow pendulous grey green leaves which are topped with occasional airy pink inflorescences in a good year. Hardy in sunny well drained spot. Height 1.8m – 2.1m.

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    Found on stabilised sand dunes, and often in association with other beach grasses, this native sedge has light green leaves and is distinctive for the often noticeably straight lines created by its far reaching running habit. Happiest in poor dry soils in open and sunny positions. Excellent for beach stabilisation, and can also be used as a lawn alternative under suitable conditions. Height 35cm – 45cm.

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    Good selection of UK native, Carex flacca, with attractive blue ish grey foliage that makes gradually spreading tight mounds of narrow pointed foliage. Occasional dainty black flowers. Good in dry and sunny, may tolerate a little light shade. Soils not too winter wet. Height; 20cm – 30cm.