A lovely clump-forming perennial grass with pale green leaves which are topped by fluffy plumes of silver-green flowers which age pale brown. Jun-Sep. H75cm S30cm.
Requires a medium to light, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. It becomes floppy and dies out if the conditions are too moist. Do not cut back, simply tease out old or dead growth in spring.
A popular grass due to its wonderfully fluffy flower heads, which you just can't just can’t resist touching. Why not plant it next to a seat or along a path? Also excellent for a gravel garden or container planting.
Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.
We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.