If you want a new lawn that establishes within a month or so, use sods. This option is expensive but creates an instant effect. Before deciding on the job, visit the websites of lawn suppliers to check on the availability of different instant lawn types to suit your climate and needs, the price per square […]
This pennisetum is a striking ornamental, clump-forming grass with brightly- coloured leaves and purple plumes in summer and autumn.
Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’ (black mondo grass) is a small but dramatic ornamental grass with narrow, dark purple to black leaves.
Ophiopogon japonicus ‘Kyoto’ is a dwarf mondo grass, and probably one of the most popular ground covers on the market today.
Ophiopogon japonicus has narrow, dark green leaves and is an ideal mondo grass to plant as a green collar around flower beds. It is also pretty around the base of single specimen trees planted in a lawn or between sleepers that form a rustic garden path. Plant size about 30 x 30 cm. Mondo […]
Ophiopogon jaburan ‘Vittatus’ has green and white variegated, ribbon-like leaves and produces flowers during the summer.
The Japanese are especially fond of Miscanthus sinensis, an ornamental grass that features prominently in their rituals.
Liriope muscari ‘Variegata’ has bright green leaves with golden yellow edges and looks at its best in spring.
Liriope muscari ‘Silver Ribbon’ has thin, ribbon-like, pale green leaves with white stripes (that appear silver).
Liriope muscari ‘Royal Purple’ has dark purple flowers attached to purple stems are carried above the tussocks of dark green, slightly broader leaves.