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.
Native marram or beach grass found mostly close to the coast where its rapidly spreading nature makes it excellent for stabilising sand dunes. Has wiry grey green foliage and sporadic strongly upright buff flowerheads. Tough plant for a tough position. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 80cm – 1m.
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.
This delicate looking grass forms clumps of narrow light green foliage which can turn quite deep red autumnal colours. Masses of elegant silvery pinkish red flowers create a light and airy effect. Needs very sunny & well drained spot. Height 90cm – 1.2m. Deciduous.
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.