Commonly called Big Bluestem, Andropogon gerardii is an architectural grass with statuesque form. Well behaved and long lived, this grass is tough and requires little maintenance apart from a yearly cutback. The Autumn foliage colour in cooler areas is magnificent ranging through yellows to oranges and even reds. Deep rooted and drought tolerant once established, 'Big Bluestem' is wonderful as a backdrop or a feature. 1.5 - 2m in height. Grown for its form and Autumn appeal.
'Blue Grama' has intriguing qualities. Flag like flowers are like no other grass. Wiry tan grass stalks and aubergine brown seed heads capture the breeze and anyone watching it. It is drought tolerant once established and 40-50cm tall. Planted in drifts it looks brilliant especially with low growing perennials like Rudbeckia, Echinacea and Agastache. It is a warm season perennial that keeps its form well into Winter.
One of the world's most popular grasses. Beautiful, versatile and nearly carefree. It moves gracefully even in the lightest breeze. Strictly upright to 1.5m. We have always grown this grass and found its popularity is increasing remarkably in the last few years.
Soft feathery luminous plumes are the feature of this "Diamond Grass'. It is shade tolerant but prefers full sun. Does well on a range of soils with sufficient moisture. Completely dormant in winter. 1.2m.