Calamagrostis

Calamagrostis, or Reed Grass, are a very adaptable and highly useful group that are characterised by their mostly upright habit and relatively early, freely produced flowers. Generally best in sun and a range of soils from dry to wet. Great for informal screens.

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  • £8.55

    Forms mounds of relatively bright white centrally banded green foliage during spring from which arise, during early summer, many strongly vertical light and airy flower spikes that gradually turn to silvery tan. Variegation tends to fade as the season progresses. Prefers sun but will take some light shade. Happy in average to quite moist soils. Height; 1.2m – 1.5m.

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    Produces mounds of soft green foliage from which arise many stunning feathery plumes of purplish to greyish pink flowers that gradually fade to beige during summer. Happy in sunny open positions but will also tolerate a reasonable level of shade. Most soils except boggy. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

  • £8.55

    Produces mounds of soft green foliage from which arise many stunning feathery plumes of purplish to greyish pink flowers that gradually fade to beige during summer. Happy in sunny open positions but will also tolerate a reasonable level of shade. Most soils except boggy. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

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    Distinctive selection forming clumps of bright yellow green variegated leaves during spring, from which come upright spikes of light and airy flowers that are produced from summer onwards. Variegation tends to fade as the season progresses. Best colour in sun but will take some light shade. Happy in average to quite moist soils. Height; 1.2m – 1.5m.

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    Mounds of green foliage produce masses of strongly vertical flower stems topped with light and airy flowers that are initially pinkish purple and are amongst the first of the tall grasses to flower each year; around mid summer. Leaves, stems and flowers all gradually bleach to a trademark straw colour as the season progresses. Very architectural and superb when used as informal screening. Best in a sunny open position but may tolerate some light shade. Happy in most soils. Height 1.5m -1.8m.

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    £8.55

    Mounds of green foliage produce masses of strongly vertical flower stems topped with light and airy flowers that are initially pinkish purple and are amongst the first of the tall grasses to flower each year; around mid summer. Leaves, stems and flowers all gradually bleach to a trademark straw colour as the season progresses. Very architectural and superb when used as informal screening. Best in a sunny open position but may tolerate some light shade. Happy in most soils. Height 1.5m -1.8m.

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    This long established selection offers mounds of soft green & white striped leaves during spring from which arise, during early summer, many strongly vertical light and airy flower spikes that gradually turn to silvery tan. Variegation tends to fade as the season progresses. Prefers sun but will take some light shade. Happy in average to quite moist soils. Height; 1.2m – 1.5m.

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    An attractive European native. Spreading but not invasive clumps of green foliage support upright stems of initially dark, light and airy flowers during summer. Best in sunny open spot but may tolerate some light shade if soil not too dry. Happy in average to quite moist soils. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

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    Clumps of bright green foliage support masses of tall narrow upright stems with a slightly splaying habit that creates a slightly more open, transparent feel than the similar Karl Foerster. Very distinctive, and effective when used as an informal screen. Best in a sunny open position but may tolerate some light shade. Happy in most soils. Height; 1.5m – 1.8m.

  • £12.99

    Clumps of bright green foliage support masses of tall narrow upright stems with a slightly splaying habit that creates a slightly more open, transparent feel than the similar Karl Foerster. Very distinctive, and effective when used as an informal screen. Best in a sunny open position but may tolerate some light shade. Happy in most soils. Height; 1.5m – 1.8m.