Cotswold Garden Flowers

Sands Lane, Badsey, Evesham, Worcestershire

MELICA (Poaceae).


MELICA ALTISSIMA 'ATROPURPUREA'

Very untidy grass with large feathered maroon flowers - good for drying, 80cm. Easy but a very invasive seeder. Aiming to eradicate. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=2.5

MELICA CILIATA

Graceful arching stems with long creamy flower spikes Jun-Sep, 75cm. (Plant thriving).

MELICA SILICIANA

?M.ciliata which has dense cylindrical panicles which become fluffy with spreading hairs as they age, 40cm. - A weedy mess, thrown away. (Plant thriving).

MELICA UNIFLORA f.ALBIDA

Delicate white flowered grass for dry shade (white flowered form of wood melick), native, May-Jul, 30cm. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0

MELICA UNIFLORA 'VARIEGATA'

Delicate pink and white variegated grass, dainty pale flowers May-Jul, 25cm. Shade. Easy. (Plant thriving). Bobs Score=8.0