Future Forests: Ferns and Grasses.  Suitable for Mail Order. Updated 20th July 2017. 

Miscanthus sinensisPolystichum setiferumDianella Little JessCarex Buchananii

  GRASSES    and Grass-like Perennials

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  GENUS SPECIES/VARIETY COMMON NAME / DESCRIPTION 9cm pot 2-3 lt pot 5 lt pot
Photo Acorus gramineus 'Ogon' Golden blades, damp ground 4.00 7.00  
  Brizia media  Quaking Grass Beautiful flowerheads great for floristry 60cm      
  Calamagrostis a. 'Karl Foester' Tall upright grass with purplish green flowers   8.00  
    a. 'Overdam' Feather Reed Grass      
    brachytricha Korean Feather Reed Grass Silvery plumes with red tinge to 150cm+   8.00  
  Carex baccans Sedge with bright red seeds for wet ground      
Photo   buchananii Stiff dark bronze grass 4.00    
    comans 'Bronze' Soft arching bronze foliage      
Photo   comans 'Frosted Curls' Silvery green arching blades   7.00  
    comans 'Milk Chocolate' Arching evergreen of red/orange/brown 60cm      
    comans Red Red blades, happy in damp ground      
    comans 'Small Red' Low growing red sedge, likes damp      
    flagellifera Weeping sedge      
    flagellifera 'Red' Weeping red sedge      
    grayi  Morning Star Sedge Star shaped seed pods, leathery blades 60cm      
    lax 'Bunny Blue' a blue grass for damp ground      
    muskingumensis Palm Sedge glossy wide blades to 2ft+      
Photo   oshimensis 'Evereste' Low mound of green & white, good in pots      
Photo oshimensis 'Evergold' Low mound of golden variegation      
    oshimensis 'Everillo' Lime green new growth matures to gold      
    pendula Arching grass, likes damp      
    testacea Olive green with orange tints. Low clump   7.00  
    testacea 'Prarie Fire'     7.00  
Photo   tenuiculmis Rich brown grass      
    trefida 'Rekohu Sunrise' Variegated Tataki Grass      
  Cortaderia fulvida Pampas Grass, early flowering   10.00  
    richardii Pampas Grass creamy plumes to 300cm   7.00  
    selloana Pampas Grass       
    selloana 'Argentea' very silvery plumes      
    selloana 'Pumila' small growing variety   8 & 10  
    selloana 'Pink Feather' tall silver pink plumes      
    selloana 'Splendid Star' bright gold, green and cream foliage      
  Deschampsia  ce. 'Golden Dew' Evergreen, golden flowerheads to 60cm in summer   6.50  
    flexuosa 'Tatra Gold' Golden Tufted Hair Grass 20cm 4.00    
  Elymus magellanicus Blue Wheatgrass silvery blue/grey tufts 15cm      
Photo Festuca glauca Tufted blue grass 4.00    
    glauca 'Elijah Blue' One of the best blue grasses 4.00    
  Hakonechloa mac. 'Aureola' Bright gold foliage      
  Helictotrichon sempervirens Blue Oat Grass   8.00  
  Imperata cy. 'Red Baron' Japanese Blood Grass. Green blades with glowing red tips, forms low clumps      
  Koeleria glauca Blue Hair Grass blue clumps to 30cm      
  Libertia caerulescens Evergreen grassy leaves. Blue spring flowers      
Photo   formosa Stiff blades, small white flowers      
Photo   grandiflora Spikes of white flowers above grassy leaves 4.00 6.50  
    ixioides Olive green blades, white flowers      
    ix. Taupo Blaze Stiff green blades tinged purple      
    peregrinans Evergreen sword leaves, white flowers 60cm      
Photo   per. Gold Leaf Golden green blades      
    'Sunset Strain' Striking bronze foliage all year, white flowers 4.00    
Photo Lirope muscari   Lily Turf Grassy leaves, mauve flowers spikes 30cm      
Photo Luzula nivea Snowy Woodrush Grey green rosettes, delicate seed heads 4.00    
Photo   sylvatica Greater Woodrush Broad glossy blades, grows almost anywhere      
    s. 'Solar Flair' Curly golden foliage, brown flower spikes      
    s. 'Starmaker' Glossy green clumps, brown flowerheads in spring      
Photo Milium effusum 'Aureum' Low mound of bright golden yellow 4.00    
  Miscanthus oligostachyus Feathery reddish flowerheads to 1.5m      
    sinensis Tall silvery pink flower heads, moist / sun      
    sin. Ferner Osten Narrow arching to 1.5m. Feathery red flowers.   10.00  
    sin. 'Gracillimus' Plumes up to 2m hold well into winter   10.00  
    sin. 'Kleine Silberspinne' Chinese Silver Grass silky red plumes fade to silver 2 - 3m   10.00  
    sin. 'Krater' Reddish plumes fade to silver grey 1.2m      
    sin. 'Malepartus' Pink tinged plumes age to silver, 2m      
    sin. 'Morning Light' Silvery blades, deep pink flowerheads 120cm      
    sin. 'Strictus'  Porcupine Grass Gold splashed blades, dusky plums to 2m+      
    sin. 'Zebrinus' Tall green blades with gold bars      
Photo Molinia arundinacea 'Karl Forester' Broad blades, yellow in autumn, deciduous      
    caerulea variegata Compact variegated leaves, upright lacy flowers May-Sep      
Photo Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' Black Grass Black foliage, lilac flowers 4.00 7.00  
  Pennisetum alop. Hameln' Soft red pink flowers heads to 90cm   8.00  
    alop. 'Little Bunny' Tufted seed heads ask to be touched ! 45cm      
    set. 'Fireworks' Variegated purple Fountain Grass   8.00  
    set. 'Rubrum' Purple Fountain Grass      
    set 'Summer Samba' Wine red / green blades      
  Phalaris ar. v. picta 'Feesey' Green/white blades with pink tinge      
Photo Seseleria caerulea Blue Moor Grass      
  Sisyrinchium californicum Golden Eyed Grass      
Photo Stipa arundinacea Pheasant Grass                         4.00 7.00  
    arundinacea 'Sirocco' Wonderful winter colour      
    capilliata Upright silvery grass to 75cm      
    gigantea Oat Grass   8.00  
    'Pony Tails' Graceful fine grass sways in breeze 30cm   7.00  
    tenuissima Soft flowing blades 4.00    
Photo Uncinia rubra                Sedge, dark red foliage 4.00 7.00  
             
  FERNS      

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  GENUS SPECIES/VARIETY COMMON NAME / DESCRIPTION 9-11cm pot 1-2 lt pot 3-5 lt pot
  Asplenium scoloppendrium Harts Tongue Fern. 4.00    
    scol. Angustifolia  Crested fronds.  40cm   6.50  
    scol. Christata Harts Tongue Fern. Crested fronds.  30cm 4.00    
    scol. Undulatum Harts Tongue Clumps of unusual wavy fronds to 30cm      
Photo Athyrium filix-femina Lady Fern      Deciduous,  90cm      
    ff  'Lady in Red' Vibrant red stems contrasting with lacy green fronds      
    f.m. 'Metallicum' Upright shuttlecock like light green fronds.      
    nip. 'Burgundy Lace' Greyish fronds ,metallic sheen 45cm.      
    nip. 'Red Beauty' Silvery green fronds with deep red stems and veins      
    nip. var pictum Japanese Painted Fern Silvery fronds, for shade   6.50  
    o. 'Okanum' Pale frond contrast with red ribs, 50cm 4.00    
  Blechnum spicant Hard Fern Native evergreen. Neat fronds     15.00
  Cyathea australis Rough Tree Fern   12.00  
  Cyrtomium falcatum Holly Fern / Fishtail Fern evergreen 4.00    
    fortunei Japanese Holly Fern  Evergreen 60cm 4.00    
Photo   fort. 'Clivicola' arching form, evergreen      
  Dicksonia antartica Tree Fern  Needs winter protection.     15.00
        Trunks available on request
Photo Dryopteris affinis 'Christata'  King of the Ferns    arching fronds 90cm      
Photo   affinis 'Crispa Congesta' Golden fronds, likes most soils 30cm      
Photo   attrata Shaggy Shield Fern  dark green 90cm      
    dil. 'Lepidopoda' Evergreen, new fronds copper pink 60cm      
    erythrosa Japanese Buckler Fern new growth coppery      
    erythrosa 'Prolifica'        
Photo   filix-mas Male Fern. Native tall elegant fronds 120cm 4.00    
    f.m. 'Barnesii' Lance shaped    90 to 120cm 4.00    
    f.m. 'Crispa Christata' Native, ruffled fronds.      
Photo   filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactylon' Long thin fronds, unusual  90cm      
    sieboldii Asian Wood Fern semi-evergreen leathery foliage 60cm+   6.50  
  Matteuccia orientalis Oriental Ostrich Fern tall to 120cm      
    struthiopteris Ostrich Fern 4.00 10.00  
  Osmunda regalis Royal Fern, deciduous 4.00    
    regalis purpurascens        
  Polypodium 'Wollaston' Elegant form of common polypody      
  Polystichum munitum American Sword Fern evergreen, tall      
    polyblepharum Japanese Tassel Fern      
    setiferun Soft Shield Fern  Native, semi evergreen 4.00    
Photo   set. 'Plumosum Densum' Mossy Soft Shield Fern   6.50  
Photo   set. 'Herrenhausen' Evergreen, soft lacy green fronds      
    set. 'Wollastonii'   4.00    
    tsus-sinensis Semi-evergreen lance-shaped,30cm 4.00    
  Thelypteris palustris Marsh Fern Deciduous, pale green 40cm      
Photo Woodsia obtusa Deciduous, part shade, 20cm