Autumn’s gregarious grandstanders

Ornamental grasses have huge potential, especially in larger gardens – even if autumn isn’t the most opportune time to plant them

21st October, 2018
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Miscanthus ‘Morning Light’

As the garden winds down in autumn, one group of plants shines out with a last hurrah. Ornamental grasses are all about movement and light and, for many of them, the way they catch the light at this time of year is their raison d’être in the garden.

Fountain grass, feather grass, pheasant grass, switch grass, silver grass, moor grass, ponytail grass . . . the list is long and a little...

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