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** Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 Bank Holiday - Mail Order Deliveries **

Due to the first week in June being a 3 day working week we are planning to suspend dispatching plants during that week. We will do our best to get any existing orders sent this coming week (commencing 23rd MAY).  Orders received after 20th May could be subject to delay as our courier is expecting the following week (commencing 6th June) to be very busy.

If your order is urgent please let us know and we will see what we can do.

Buy 6 or more tender, half-hardy or exotic plants online and get 20% off

20% off Hardy Shrubs until 30th June

Eragrostis elliottii

Common Name: Love Grass
Plant Family: Poaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Grass


From eastern USA comes this graceful grass, making clumps of arching narrow blue-green leaves, topped with white flowers which dance in the wind in summer. Ideal for a prairie style garden. Cut back dead leaves in spring. Divide early summer.

Eragrostis elliottii
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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  1.5 litre
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/Situation:  Banks and Slopes
Planting Style:  prairie
Scent:  No Scent
Suggested Use:  Erosion Control
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Blue
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant

Availability:  

2 in stock  

2 in stock

Price:  £6.00
+

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £25) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.


Goes well with
Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum  'Pink Glow'

Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow'£6.00

Culver's Root

A tall plant for the back of a border or mixed with ornamental grasses. Delicate spires of pale pink flowers appear on upright stems in late summer.