Grasses, Tussocks & Clumpers

April Stocklist

Our complete catalogue of grasses, tussocks & clumpers for the year is also available.
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Agapanthus 'Purple Cloud'   
A clumping Agapanthus to 1m, with clusters of dark purple flowers. Full sun for best flowers.
size
140std
Agapanthus orientalis - blue   
Clumping plant with dark green strap-like leaves to 1m. Blue flowers in large globular heads in summer. Full sun for best flowers.
size
140std
Agapanthus orientalis - white   
Clumping plant with dark green strap-like leaves to 1m. White flowers in large globular heads in summer. Full sun for best flowers.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageAlocasia brisbanensis   Cunjevoi
Rainforest understorey clumping plant to 1m high. Pale aroid-type flowers followed by orange-red berries. Good landscape fill-in. Tolerates wet conditions. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Alocasia macrorrhiza   Giant elephant ear
Large glossy green leaves up to 1 metre long. Can grow 2-3 metres high. Full sun/ part shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageAlpinia modesta   
This N.Qld rainforest plant makes dense clumps of neat erect stems to 1.5m. The narrow leaves are dark green with reddish backs. Full/part shade.
size
140std
click to view imageAlpinia mutica   False Cardamon
Compact and neat clumping ginger to 1.5m with aromatic leaves and very small shell ginger type flowers. Best in part/full shade.
size
140std
click to view imageAlpinia vittata   Variegated Ginger
Dense clumping ginger with neat erect stems to 1.5m. The narrow leaves have white and green variegation. Full/part shade.
size
140std
click to view imageAlpinia zerumbet variegata   Variegated Shell Ginger
Clumping ginger green and gold variegated leaves to 2m. Bears pannicles of shell-like pink & white flowers. Sun or shade
size
140std
click to view imageAristea ecklonii   
Soft evergreen iris-like fans of foliage to 60 cm with tall spikes of small bright blue flowers mostly in spring and early summer. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageArthropodium milleflorum   Pale Vanilla Lily
Tufting lily to 30 cm with long branched stems of tiny nodding pink, vanilla scented flowers throughout year. Sun/semi-shade. Hardy.
size
140std
click to view imageArundina graminifolia   Bamboo Orchid
Clumping terrestrial orchid from Asia growing up to 2m tall. Bee & butterfly attracting lilac & purple terminal flowers in summer & autumn. Full/part sun.
size
140std
Belamcanda chinensis   Pink Leopard Lily
1.5m tall member of the iris family with red-spotted pink flowers in autumn; seed pods open to show blackberry -like seeds. Frost resistant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Canna generalis   Mixed
Free flowering cannas flowering most of the year (including red, yellow, pink, orange, apricot, salmon, and variegated). Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageCarex brunnea variegata   
Attractive upright tufted perennial grass with narrow cream and green striped foliage. Suits sun to semi-shade in moist soils. 40cm high.
size
140std
Australian NativeCarex dipsacea   Wave Grass
Hardy ornamental grass forming dense green tufts up to 75cm. Ideal for borders, rockeries or ponds. Best mass planted. Full/part sun
size
140std
Australian NativeCarex flagellifera   Weeping Sedge
Upright tufted perennial grass to 40cm with unusual tan foliage providing a good contrast. Suits sun to semi-shade in moist soils.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageCarex hattoriana   
Attractive native tufted grass with bright green foliage to 80cm. Prefers moist soil and full/part sun.
size
140std
Carex testacea   
Clump forming grass from N.Z. with brick orange foliage. Approx 60 cm x 50 cm. Cold tolerant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Clivia miniata   Kaffir Lily
Clumping plant to 50cm with large heads of orange/scarlet flowers and dark green strap-like leaves. Well drained position. Full/semi shade.
size
140std
Crinum menehune Burgundy   Burgundy swamp lily
Hardy perennial to 60cm. Pink flowers in Spring/summer. Full sun or part shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageCrinum pedunculatum   Native Spider Lily
Hardy and adaptable salt-tolerant native. Grows in clumps to 1.5m high with very large erect strap shaped leaves and spidery white perfumed flowers. Sun/shade.
size
140std
Australian NativeCurculigo recurvata   Weevil plant
Rainforest understorey clumper with palm-like leaves to 1m. Insignificant yellow flowers appear at base of clump. Hardy. Sun/shade.
size
140std
click to view imageCymbopogon citratus   Lemon Grass
Clumping grass to 1 m. Decorative and culinary. Hardy. Sun.
size
140std
Australian NativeDianella - white flowering   
FNQ rainforest understorey clumping plant to 35cm with small white star-like flowers followed by yellow/green berries. Part/full shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageDianella brevipedunculata   
Clump forming upright flax lily to 60cm. Many small blue flowers held on fine stalks amongst the leaves; purplish berries follow. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian NativeDianella caerulea   Blue Flax Lily
Hardy clump forming flax lily to 70 cm. Spikes of small blue flowers held above strap like arching foliage. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageDianella caerulea 'King Alfred" pbr   
A blue-leaf dianella which will survive both wet and drought conditions once established. Compact clumps to 70cm x 70cm with flower stems to 1m high. Salt & wind tolerant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageDianella ‘Little Jess’ pbr   
Compact low dianella approx. 50cmx50cm with narrow green foliage. Bears blue flowers in spring followed by purple berries. Good rockery or border plant. Waterwise once established. Full/part sun.
size
140std
click to view imageDichorisandra thyrsiflora   Blue Ginger
Perennial clumping plant to 1.2m with 1m spread. Star-shaped blue-violet flowers in striking terminal spikes. Moist position. Part/full shade.
size
140std
Dietes bicolor   Spanish Iris
Hardy, clump forming iris to 1 m. Lemon yellow flowers with dark brown central spots. Great accent plant. Sun.
size
140std
Eucharis amazonica   Eucharis Lily
Perennial forming clumps 50cm high x 1m with dark green oval leaves. Flowers pure white narcissus type several times a year. Part/full shade.
size
140std
Hippeastrum   
Tough bulb surviving in dry conditions. Very large flamboyant flowers from Sept to March. Various colours.
size
140std
Hymenocallis littoralis   Narrow Leaf Spider Lily
Hardy evergreen lily to 1 m. White spider-like flowers held above foliage produced in late summer. Most conditions. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageHymenocallis speciosa   Broad Leaf Spider Lily
Hardy evergreen lily to 1m. White spider-like flowers held above wide lush bright green leaves in early summer. Most conditions. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Ifafa Lily   Apricot
Hardy, low growing lily to 20 cm with stems of apricot tubular flowers in spring/summer. Dark green strap-like leaves remain year round. Fullsun/part shade.
size
125std
click to view imageIris japonica   Japanese Wood Iris
Perennial to 50cm with broad glossy leaves in a fan. The dainty flowers are pale lilac with blue and yellow markings. Part shade.
size
140std
click to view imageIris pallida variegata syn. foetidissima   Variegated Border Iris
Evergreen iris with fans of alternating cream/mint green leaves to 40cm. Blue flowers in colder areas. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140sqt
Lavendula stoechas mixed   French Lavender
Compact shrub with grey green foliage to 60cm. Purple/Pink or White flowers.
size
140std
click to view imageLiriope gigantea   ' Evergreen Giant'
Rich glossy dark green leaves with fountain-like effect growing up to 1m. Mauve flowers in summer/autumn. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageLiriope spicata variegata   'Silver Dragon'
White & green variegated strap leaves to 25 cm; forms a spreading clump and sends out runners. Purple/pink short flower spikes in summer. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Lomandra confertifolia   Echidna grass
A small fine leafed grass that resembles the Aussie Echidna. Grows to 30cm. Full sun/part shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageLomandra hystrix   Green Mat Rush
Hardy clumping plant with arching deep green strap leaves to 1.5m. Fragrant cream flowers in spring. Most situations. Good accent plant. Sun/shade
size
140std
Lomandra hystrix 'Lucky Stripe'   Variegated Lomandra
Grows to 1.2m x 1.2m in full sun or part shade. Produces white flowers on long stems. Ideal for adding interest to a dull area of the garden.
size
140std
Lomandra Little Pal   
Small hardy native grass to 70cm with attractive light green upright foliage. Drought, frost and salt tolerant when established.
size
140std
Australian NativeLomandra longifolia   Mat Rush
Hardy clumping plant with upright strap leaves to1.5m. Fragrant cream flowers in spring. Most situations. Good accent plant. Less green than 'hystrix' . Sun/shade.
size
140std
click to view imageMiscanthus sinensis 'Sarabande'   
Decorative and hardy grass. Foliage is fine and blue/green with a vertical silver line. Feathery flower plumes in summer. 1m x 1m clump. Hardy. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageMiscanthus sinensis 'Silver Feather'   
Decorative and hardy grass. Foliage is green with a vertical silver line. Feathery flower plumes in summer. 1m x 1m clump. Hardy. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageMiscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'   Zebra Grass
Decorative and hardy grass. Foliage is green and striped yellow across the leaves. Feathery flower plumes in summer. 1m x 1m clump. Hardy. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageNeomarica bicolor   Walking Iris
Fans of glossy dark green foliage produce cream and mauve flowers on stems which then arch to the ground and take root. Quickly produces thick clumps. Hardy. Sun/shade.
size
140std
click to view imageNeomarica gracilis   Soft leaf Walking Iris
Arching fans of glossy dark green foliage produce many white and mauve flowers on stems which then arch to the ground and take root. Makes a great hanging basket. Hardy. Sun/shade.
size
140std
click to view imageOphiopogon 'Bali Stripe'   
Variegated clump forming plant to 50cm. White flowers. Sun or part shade.
size
125std
click to view imageOphiopogon intermedians   Variegated Mondo Grass
Variegated clump forming plant to 50 cm. White flowers. Sun or part shade.
size
140std
click to view imageOphiopogon japonicus   Mondo Grass
Hardy ornamental grassy mat-forming ground cover to 15 cm. Most positions. Sun or shade.
size
125std
click to view imageOphiopogon japonicus 'Nana'   Mini Mondo Grass
Dwarf mondo grass growing to 5 - 7 cm. Great for path edges or between pavers. Sun or shade.
size
125std
click to view imageOphipogon planiscapus negrescens   Black Mondo Grass
Striking clump forming plant to 20 cm with thin black strap leaves. Bears small violet/white bell shaped flowers and black berries. Sun/shade.
size
125std
Australian Nativeclick to view imagePennisetum 'Black Lea' pbr   
Unusual and compact form of pennisetum to 1m. with many 'almost black' feathery plumes in summer and autumn. Suitable for dried flowers. Full/part sun.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imagePennisetum 'Nafray'   Compact Foxtail Grass
Graceful compact clumping grass to 1m with many sprays of white/tan flowers. Sun/semi-shade. Hardy.
size
140std
click to view imagePennisetum advena (Rubrum)   Crimson Fountain Grass
Showy red form to 1.5m bearing many flower spikes; - said to be sterile. Smaller and finer than ‘Burgundy Giant’. Cut back heavily when untidy. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imagePennisetum alopecuroides   Swamp Foxtail Grass
Graceful clumping grass to 1.5m with sprays of white/tan flowers. Sun/semi-shade. Hardy.
size
140std
click to view imagePennisetum macrostachys   'Burgundy Giant'
Perennial clumping grass with stems to 2.5m. Rich burgundy foliage with foxtail-like silvery-pink seedheads. Moist well-drained soil. Cut back severely to keep attractive. Sun/part shade.
size
140std
click to view imagePennisetum Rubrum Dwarf   Dwarf Crimson Fountain Grass
More compact dwarf form to 50cm bearing many flower spikes. Cut back heavily when untidy. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Pleioblastus pygmaeus   Green Pygmy Bamboo
Creeping miniature bamboo to 10cm. Useful on banks or as a lawn . Sun/semi-shade.
size
140sqt
Australian Nativeclick to view imagePogonatherum paniceum   Bamboo Grass
Dense tufts of slender stems with short narrow light green leaves. Grows 20 - 35cm high. Hardy. Good spreading understorey plant. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
click to view imageReineckia carnea   
Dwarf clumping plant to 25 cm. Dark green foliage with small pink/white flowers hidden within. Provides a quicker cover than mondo grass. Part sun/shade. Great lawn substitute for shady areas.
size
140sqt
Saccharum giganteum syn.Erianthus   Jamaican Black Grass
Very dark sugarcane-like grass to 2.5m.native to Southern USA. Flowers are red plumes. Great accent or tub plant. Cut back regularly. Full/part sun. (For customers N.of Ingham only.)
size
140std
click to view imageSesleria caerulea   Blue Mountain Grass
Dense tufted slowly spreading grass to 15cm. Blades green above and blue below. Open position. Full/part sun.
size
140sqt
click to view imageSisyrinchium angustifolium   Blue-eyed Grass
Attractive perennial with bluish-green fine leaves and 30cm forking flat stems bearing small bright blue flowers. Full sun/part shade.
size
140sqt
click to view imageSpathoglottis plicata ‘Pink’   Pink Ground Orchid
Ground orchid with pleated leaves to 60cm. Bright pink flowers. Sheltered moist position. Sun/shade.
size
140std
click to view imageStenotaphrum secundatum var.   Variegated buffalo grass
Boldly variegated form of St. Augustine Grass in cream and green. Creeps to form lawn, border foreground or attractive hanging basket. Hardy. Sun/semi-shade.
size
140std
Thysanolaena maxima   Tiger Grass
Showy grass with bambo-like leaves making upright arching clumps to 3m. Silky flower panicles are brown and long lasting. Useful in arrangements. Moist conditions.
size
140std
click to view imageTulbaghia fragrans   Fragrant Tulbaghia
Hardy clumper producing clusters of perfumed mauve flowers from spring to autumn on 40 cm stems. Sun or part shade.
size
140std
click to view imageTulbaghia fragrans alba   Fragrant white Tulbaghia
Hardy clumper producing clusters of perfumed white flowers from spring to autumn on 40 cm stems. Sun or part shade.
size
140std
click to view imageTulbaghia violacea   Ornamental Garlic Chives
Hardy clumper producing clusters of lilac flowers from spring to autumn on 40 cm stems. Sun or part shade.
size
140std
Australian Nativeclick to view imageVetiver elongata   Native Vetiver Grass
Clumping grass from N.T., 1.5m h x .5m w with blue-green coarse textured blades. Stunning colour. Tolerates wide range of soils. Drought tolerant once established. Good screen/windbreak. Full/part sun.
size
140std
click to view imageZephyranthes primulinum   Yellow crocus
Hardy evergreen bulb with narrow strap-like leaves to 30cm.Yellow crocus type flowers summer and autumn. Sun/semi-shade.
size
125std
click to view imageZephyranthes candida   White Tropical Crocus
Hardy evergreen bulb with fine tubular dark green leaves to20cm. White flowers summer and autumn. Sun/semi-shade.
size
125std
click to view imageZephyranthes rosea   Pink Storm Flower
Hardy evergreen bulb with narrow strap-like leaves to 25cm. Large pink crocus type flowers summer and autumn. Sun/semi-shade.
size
125std
click to view imageZoysia tenuifolia   Temple Grass
Low spreading tropical grass for rockeries and small lawns. Requires no maintenance.
size
125std