Tag: Pennisetum alopecuroides

  • The flexible Pennisetum alopecuroides

    The flexible Pennisetum alopecuroides

    Pennisetum alopecuroides is a striking native grass that makes a bold statement planted independently, as a┬áborder, backdrop or en masse. This is commonly know as Foxtail grass not to be confused with the South African Pennesetum which has become a weed in some parts of Australia. However, in some parts of Australia this native grass…

  • Walcott Garden: Canberra

    Walcott Garden: Canberra

    A few weeks back I was lucky enough to appeal to a very generous couple, Ros and Ben Walcott. I contacted them out of the blue and asked if I could visit their garden. We were travelling to Canberra to see an exhibition and I had just read an article about their garden in the…