Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

zebra grass

2 litre pot
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An old variety with arching green foliage banded horizontally in light-yellow but much more flowing and relaxed than strictly upright ‘Strictus’

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well drained or sandy
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: August to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A graceful, fountainous grass that takes its name from the horizontal cream bands on the leaves. Striking, silky, finger-like flowers bloom in late summer, and stay for months, giving this plant dramatic winter presence. Use as a specimen, or in small groups at the back of a perennial border.

  • Garden care:

    Cut down to the ground in late winter before the new foliage appears.

Achillea 'Credo'

yarrow

Flowers over several months

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culver's root

Pretty pale pink flowers

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hollyhock

Tall stems bearing near-black flowers

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Cephalaria gigantea

giant scabious

Beautiful primrose-yellow flowers on towering stems

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mullein

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monkshood

Gorgeous deep blue flowers glow in the shade

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