Stunning grass with fluffy arching flowerheads mid-summer with pinkish tones maturing to gold then creamy white by autumn. Full sun, well drained soil. Ht 60-120cm Sp 30-60cm
Evergreen grass with elegant, dusky purple arching flower stalks very early in season, for a grass.
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea':
Deciduous grass with green strappy leaves and large feathery purple flowers. Good for drying and as a cut flower. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Melica altissmima 'Alba':
Deciduous grass with green strappy leaves and delicate sprays of white flowers. Very tactile plant. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Flamingo':
Clumps of narrow arching leaves and tall stems of dark pink plume-like flowers in summer. Fading to silvery grey in winter. Hardy. Up to 1.8m.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder':
Reliable flowering grass with tall, upright silvery flowers in late summer. Arching dark green foliage. Height to 2m. Hardy.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Undine':
Clumps of narrow arching leaves and tall stems of plume-like flowers in summer. Fading to an oaty yellow colour in the winter. Hardy. Up to 2m.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yakushima Dwarf':
Compact form with clumps of narrow arching leaves and stems of plume-like flowers. Starting a rich red colour, fading to pink/grey. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Tall elegant, evergreen grass with arching stems of silvery grey flower heads. Flowers held well above the foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.