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Festuca Glauca

Festuca Glauca

October 27, 2022 3:19 pm Published by

About a little blue grass… Steel blue or blueish grey is always a welcome contrast colour in the garden, and…

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Lawn tasks in March

March 4, 2022 3:46 pm Published by

Lawns always have a bad time over the December holidays. The are robustly used for playing on and some are…

sow veld

Sow some veld

January 25, 2022 4:42 pm Published by

Ornamental veld grasses are a big part of modern prairie gardens, but sowing them is not something you would normally…

The Grass is Growing!

August 24, 2021 10:09 am Published by

Don’t let the grass grow under your feet this summer! With the joy of the recent rain, soil temperature has…

carex everillo

Enduring Everillo

January 16, 2019 8:59 am Published by

Plant this colour-rich ornamental grass to lighten and brighten your surrounds. Everillo is a highly decorative grass-like ground-cover with narrow,…

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Potted Meadow

February 19, 2018 12:05 pm Published by

With the rich textures and subtle shades of ornamental grasses, and a splash of exuberant colour from a grass-like indigenous…

Sedum spectabile

January 11, 2018 1:07 pm Published by

Ice Plant Commonly known as ‘Ice plant’, Sedum Spectabile is tolerant of extreme cold and inclement winter weather conditions. It…

ophiopogon

Ophiopogon

September 1, 2015 12:17 pm Published by

Ophiopogon, or Mondo Grasses have thin, curved, ribbon-like leaves and grow in dense tussocks. They are evergreen, exceptionally hardy, produce…

Miscanthus

August 31, 2015 8:39 am Published by

Bring movement into your garden with ornamental grasses and colourful companions such as Miscanthus. Botanical name: Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’ Common…

Chlorophytum saundersiae

March 26, 2015 10:32 am Published by

Weeping Anthericum Type: Groundcover, 50cm.Form: Like tufts of wispy grass.Flowers: Little white ‘stars’ arranged along erect stalks, from September to…

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Carex Varieties

March 25, 2015 7:53 am Published by

Bronze Form, Bronze New Zealand Hair Sedge, Bronze Perfection There are many varieties to choose from in the genus Carex. Some are stately ornamental grasses…

acorus gramineus

Acorus Gramineus

August 22, 2014 9:32 am Published by

‘Golden Edge’, ‘Mini-Gold’ & Variegatus Acorus Gramineus ‘Golden Edge’ is a grass-like evergreen perennial with delicate, slightly curved foliage that…

Festuca gautieri

August 21, 2014 6:13 pm Published by

Spiky Fescue or Bearskin Fescue Festuca Gautieri has fine, bright green blades and grows to about 20 x 20 cm. A stretch…

Aristida Junciformis

August 18, 2014 11:56 am Published by

Heigras, Congoni Grass, Gongoni Three-Awn, Ngongoni Bristle Grass, Wire Grass Heigras, while not a favourite grass with farmers because it…

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