Mounds of divided green leaves are topped during summer with flat headed clusters of initially cherry red flowers that fade to a softer shade as they age. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 50cm – 70cm.
A lovely form of Achnatherum calamagrostis, which is native to much of Europe and tolerant of drought, sunshine and poor soils, this striking selection forms graceful mounds of relatively narrow foliage that is topped with many large buff feathery flower plumes from summer onwards. Sunny well drained spot. Height 80cm – 1m.
A mound forming allium having purplish rose rounded heads of flowers arising from green strap like foliage during summer. Popular with pollinators. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height 30cm – 50cm.
Vine Reed. Gradually forms imposing mounds of tough leathery evergreen foliage, from which arise tall pale stems of striking usually one sided drooping flowerheads during summer. Sunny open spot. Height; 2m – 2.4m.
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.