15 grasses for a low maintenance, colourful, striking effect. Ideal for planting in containers and raised beds. All supplied in 10.5cm pots and ready for immediate planting.

15 Grasses for Containers in 10.5cm pots

  • Inspired by Katie Rushworth's container planting on 'Love Your Garden', we have created a collection of the grasses as planted by Katie and Alan Titchmarsh.

    You will receive 3 each of the following:

    • Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
    • Carex 'Ice Dance'
    • Festuca 'Intense Blue'
    • Helictotrichon sempervirens AGM
    • Stipa arundinacea AGM

    Containers are a great way to feature grasses. Plant as Katie did, as one variety per pot for an eye-catching effect or combine three types together for a colourful display.

    Grasses are such a good choice for container displays. They have subtle lines, see-through effects, gentle rustling, movement, wonderful colours and winter shapes. One can easily see why Katie has a soft spot for them!

    Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' is particularly eye-catching as a tall, slender and striking form which can form a natural screen if planted in several pots.

    Upright grasses suit a contrasting rounded container, whereas more arching forms are best suited in taller containers where they can gracefully soften the edges.

    Ideal for patios, barbecue areas, balconies and to brighten up doorways to greet your visitors.

    One good tip as highlighted by Katie, is to top dress with gravel to suppress the weeds, lock moisture in and to set them off.

    For more information, contact us by email or telephone and we will be happy to help.

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The Alpine and Grass Nursery


Northgate, Pinchbeck, Spalding, Lincolnshire. PE11 3TB


Customer Services: 01775 640935

Stephen Willerton: 07548 203318

Hayley Willerton: 07749 269584

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