20cm. Steel blue foliage.
Excellent groundcover. Fast growing with a dense clump-forming. Near
evergreen. H: 8".
60cm. Morning Star Sedge.
Native. Evergreen foliage with sputnik-looking, spiky seed pods in summer. A
conversation piece. H: 24".
45cm. Wide, stiff, dark
green blades with white margins. Neat clump-forming. Moist soil. H: 18".
50cm. A rather large,
fine textured, clump-forming plant. They look great by the water's edge or in
large groups. Native. H: 20".
300cm. Tan. One of the
most admired when it flowers at Kiwi. Slowly spreads to form a solid and
stately clump. Stalks remain upright through the winter. Tolerates shade. H:
120cm. Pinkish white.
Compact habit. Narrow, green leaves with pronounced white midrib. Sun. H: 48".
175cm. Creamy white
plumes. A vigorous, non-spreading variety. Will tolerate partial shade. Rich,
moist soil. H: 69".
130cm. A shorter version
of the M. variegata. Plants are compact, sturdy and self supporting. Soft-pink
plumes appear in early fall. Sun. H: 4-5 feet.
250cm. One of the
largest, useful for screening. Later flowering, with blooms in mid-September.
150cm. Apple-green with
gold horizontal banding. Similar to M. 'Goldbar' but brighter, taller, and
more vigorous. H: 5-6'. Sun.
120cm. The best
fine-textured grass with long, arching, narrow green leaves. Short and
compact. Late-flowering. Does not flower reliably for us. Sun. H: 48".
75cm. Forms a tiny mound
of narrow, green foliage topped with plumes in summer and fall. Creamy white
blooms. Sun. H: 30".
75cm. Tidy, compact
mound. Horizontal, yellow banding and wine-purple plumes. Sun. H: 30-36".
fine-textured, green blades. Purplish plumes are thick and thread-like. One of
the showiest. Sun. H: 60".
150cm. The hardiest and
best variegated Miscanthus for our area. The leaf blades are very narrow with
a thin band of white on the margins. Stunning specimen. Does not usually
flower. H: 60". Sun.
120cm. (aka Little Dot).
Upright clumps of dark green blades, horizontally striped with gold. Similar
to, but hardier than, 'Zebrinus'. H: 48".
100cm. The best flowering
variety. Strong, upright stems produce large, showy spikes of rose flowers in
early August. Plants turn a brilliant flame-orange after frost. A must. Sun.
F: August. H: 40".
150cm. Variegated Silver
Arrow Grass. 2 cm wide leaves with broad, white, lengthwise stripes. Fluffy,
white flowers. H: 5-6 feet.
120cm. A Kiwi favourite.
Striking from a distance. Medium-textured leaves have a broad, white band and
form a majestic showy clump. Does not usually flower for us. Sun. H: 48".