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Calamagrostis 'Kyrgyz Giant' (new)

This very bold grass was found high in the Tien Shan mountains of Kyrgyzstan. It forms big clumps, with inflorescences to approx. 2.5m high and inhabits gravelly valley bottoms where it endures long dry summers. Deciduous and extremely hardy (it gets to -50c in habitat!).

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Carex plantaginea

The Broad-leaved sedge from Eastern N. America is native to moist spots in deciduous woods and makes bold clumps with leaves to 3cm across. Foliage emerges bright green and is clearly linear-veined in a corrugated fashion. An evergreen for at least semi-shade and soil that doesn't become dry. An excellent contrast to ferns.

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Chionochloa conspicua

The Plumed Tussock Grass from New Zealand makes a robust, ornamental specimen to 1.5m high. The flat leaves are green with a central orange stripe. Graceful, semi-pendent, loose inflorescences are borne in summer. Sun, not too bone dry.

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Chionochloa flavicans

Often confused with the slightly inferior C. flavescens, this evergreen species from New Zealand is slightly smaller. Forming a graceful tussock of vivid green foliage with arching flower stalks ending in nodding inflorescences above the foliage, the remains of which last well through winter. Suited to a wide range of soil types and drought tolerant. Height 90cm.

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Chionochloa rubra

The 'Red tussock grass' of New Zealand. Bold clumps of thin foliage, mainly soft red-brown with a hint of purple, turning more orangey in winter. A striking grass for full sun and well drained soil.

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Chrysopogon gryllus

Chrysopogon gryllus

Large open heads of gold/purple flowers in summer make a cloud of subtle beauty across the grasslands of E. Europe. A tussock forming grass with hairy leaves in two ranks. Height 1.3m. Sun, hardy.

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Cortaderia richardii

The Toe Toe, from New Zealand. A majestic, tussock forming grass with huge, but oh so elegant, arching white plumes to 3m in late summer and into winter. Sun and average to moist soil. Most definitely NOT a 'suburban' Pampas grass.

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