Foliage Effect

Plants whose primary effect is foliage rather than flower.

72 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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    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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    Good selection of 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 sunny or lightly shaded spots. Height; 20cm – 30cm. 

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    A rather lovely, durable and adaptable native sedge with dark green leaves that forms gracefully drooping mounds of invaluable more or less evergreen foliage. Small soft yellow flowers in spring. Happy in some sun or shady positions. Tolerates most soils except very dry in sun. Height; 35cm – 50cm.

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    Bowles golden sedge. A selected native, especially vibrant in the spring, forming graceful clumps of bright gold and green striped foliage  that is topped with attractive flowers. Avoid hot dry positions. Best in average to damp soils. Can be grown as a pond marginal. Height; 55cm – 75cm.