A small growing grass long associated with the aesthetic of Japanese gardens. Ideal for a shady spot, which gets morning sun and isn’t allowed to dry out, or for planting in a pot in light shade. It makes a graceful plant with fine arching golden-yellow leaves.
This vigorous growing shade lover makes a 60cm wide 30cm tall mound of frilly deep purple leaves with a silvery bloom. Spires of small white bells are held above the foliage mounds during mid to late spring.
Useful for “its excellent clumps of heart-shaped lobed dark green leaves”. ‘Greenfinch’ carries bold spikes of creamy green flowers and makes a good front of the border plant for shady spots. It needs watering in the summer.
During spring produces large, intensely red, deeply lobed foliage. In summer the foliage mellows to red tinted olive green. Deep pink flower stems carry a frothy mass of creamy white flowers which are held well above the foliage mounds.
Frothy masses of white flowers are held over startlingly beautiful foliage mounds. Leaves are reddish brown with a lime green edge. ‘Solar Eclipse’ is a vigorous variety and will take more heat than many others of its type. Foliage mounds 25cm tall by 40cm across.
Bred in the magical city of Kyoto ‘Forever’ has magical double flowers, soft pink or soft blue depending on soil acidity. ‘Forever’ will flower from mid-spring until late summer. It is dwarf in growth habit making it suitable for small gardens and pots. Best in light shade.
Another variety from Kyoto, ‘Romance’ has deep mauve blue or deep pink flowers depending on soil acidity. ‘Romance’ will flower from mid-spring until late summer. It is dwarf in growth habit making it suitable for small gardens and pots. Best in light shade.