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Grass Collection

Graceful and elegant, introducing movement and all year-round interest amidst the summer border or use to soften hard landscapes. Low maintenance and versatile they are perfect for sensory gardens. Prefer moist, well-drained soil in sun. Hardy perennials. Supplied in 9cm pots.

This collection comprises of;
PENNISETUM ALOPECUROIDES HAMELN Long-lasting pinkish flowers in late summer over clumps of tidy bright green foliage which turns yellow-orange in autumn. Height & spread 1m (40").
CALAMAGROSTIS X ACUTIFLORA KARL FOERSTER Strong flower stems emerge from dense clumps of foliage holding purple-flushed green flowers in summer which change to golden ochre with age. Height 1.5m (5'). Spread 60cm (24").
HAKONECHLOA MACRA AUREOLA Mounds of lush, cascading bright yellow leaves with narrow green stripes illuminate any dark corner from summer through winter. Height 35cm (14"). Spread 40cm (16").

Flower Colour
Green, Orange, Purple, Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden

Hardy Perennial

Grasses and Bamboo

Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Moist Soil, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Autumn, Summer

Full or Part Shade

100cm (40"), 40cm (16"), 60cm (24")

1.5m (60"), 100cm (40"), 35cm (14")

Grass Collection 2014


Moist, but well drained


Sun and partial shade


Not suitable for cutting



Additional Information

Happy in containers and in borders. Easy to grow. Cut or comb through plant to remove dead foliage. Protect from excessive winter wet. Propagate by division in spring when established. Imperata may like a mulch in the winter if very cold. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 02 Nov 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
Janet Morgan
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