( Log Out /  Beautiful images! Altezza cm : 240. Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of 5.00. Googling Chinonchloa rubra along with The Garden House will transport you to designer Sophie Dixon’s oh so tempting images of what can be achieved planting this grass en masse. AGM A selection from Ernst Pagels with larger bronze-gold panicles up to 50cm long on 2.5m tall stems. Strobilanthes attenuata. Stipa tenuissima. NEWSLETTER SIGN UP. RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually. Bowles and The Riddle of the Pheasant’s Tail Grass, Hakonechloa macra : Japanese Forest Grass. Symphyotrichum laeve 'Arcturus' 5.00. Colore fiore: giallo dorato. 5.00. Stipa gigantea. From all I’ve read, S. gigantea does well in poor soil and is extremely drought tolerant, so it would seem to me that the ones in leaner, drier soil should actually do better. About the RHS. Out of stock. Stipa can be evergreen or deciduous, mostly perennial grasses with arching, folded or rolled, linear leaves and narrow panicles of often long-awned spikelets in summer and autumn, Details Kristina Uher Janus Gardens Inc. The garden is in w. Corke. Chionochloa rubra next.. Good to hear the more mature ones have transplanted well, there’s been quite a bit of frost here over the last few weeks – just looking at magnolias in the garden today, lots of blooms have been burnt. I am going to Beth Chatto’ s tomorrow so I shall be on the look out for some more. Uncinia uncinata. There’s not much to do, the flowering spikes fall by December here, which only leaves snipping out the woody stubs of last year’s stems in early April. Recently I was given Crug Farm’s cultivar M.n.’Shikola’, this and Pan Global Plants one are meant to be hardier. Orientating them to catch the sun pays off, tall airy flowered grasses look amazing backlit, here by the mellow evening sun in high summer. Bekijk meer ideeën over Siergrassen, Tuin grassen, Tuin ideeën. Great tips – thank you. All of mine started to look less lush from mid Feb, just the bad weather I think. I have cut scruffy 3-5 year olds down to ground level, rarely do I enjoy the success you describe in your garden. Stipa gigantea 'Pixie' Stipa gigantea 'Variegata' Stipa grandis Stipa ichu Stipa joannis Stipa krylovii Stipa lessingiana Stipa mollis Stipa neomexicana Stipa offneri Stipa papposa Stipa patens Stipa pekinense Stipa pennata Stipa pulcherrima Stipa pulcherrima 'Windfeder' Stipa ramosissima Stipa robusta Stipa spartea Wordless Wednesday : Curiouser and Curiouser …. Imagine hundreds drifting down a sunny slope …. Stipa gigantea 'Little Giant' and Stipa gigantea 'Pixie'. Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Pixie Fountain ... Stipa gigantea. They are: This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. ( Log Out /  The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. They look fantastic, but except for one of the clumps – which also happens to be the largest – the others have a fairly large number of flowering culms that seem to die at different stages before they are fully grown, and the ‘aborted’ seed heads on those culms look dry instead of coppery, and the culms break easily and look like it’s already mid-winter. I have always grown and loved grasses but I have never seen them displayed en masse and looking as wonderful as in your garden. Stipa leaves are leathery, for me gloves are a must. Deschampsia caespitosa Pixie Fountain Festuca glauca Blue Fox Festuca glauca Elijah Blue Kohleria glauca Millium effusum Aureum Stipa arundinacea Stipa gigantea Stipa tenuissima. Good tip, thanks Kate. If you get a third which one will you try? Perennials. Saxifraga 'Winifred Bevington' 5.00. Come summer I move first-year seedlings into a shady spot in the nursery area, second-year seedlings are grown on in a shadier nursery bed. I shall definitely have to get a dog comb or two, especially after having just been recommended them for cleaning paintbrushes! Looks and sounds very interesting. In a garden setting this   makes it easier to deal with unwanted seedlings. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Above is the runt of the driveside plants, ticking over in a very inhospitable spot this one deserves a little extra TLC, hence time with a wide-toothed dog comb. 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