Australian gardeners are less keen to use ornamental grasses in their gardens than their European counterparts. A fear of snakes lurking in long grass is instilled at an early age and may be the cause of this, though I hate to say that you are just as likely to find a snake in the Dahlias as in the Miscanthus.
This aversion to long grass means that an important and beautiful element is more often than not missing in Australian gardens. Autumn is the time when grasses are at their most beautiful here at Lambley. The feathery flowers sway with every breath of wind and sparkle in the low early morning or evening light. Read more about Grasses
This most graceful ornamental grass was given the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society for very good reasons. Thin arching evergreen leaves turn copper, gold and orange during autumn and winter. Read more about Anemanthele lessoniana