...Ornamental Grasses!
These can play many roles in the garden from adding architectual interest, autumnal colour, ground cover or for containers. There are grasses for different conditions - some will prefer a damp condition, others dry, some are sun lovers others will tolerate the shade. 

Arundo

  Donax

bamboo like foliage, green to purple spikelets 4-5m

Variegata

as above ... variegated green white striped 2m

 

 

Carex

Testacea

 olive  to bright green fine leaves ,turning orange in full sun.85cms E/G

 

 

 

Elymus

Magellanicus

narrow blue leaves, brown flower spikes. 20cms E/G

Glyceria

Maxima Variegata

Vigorous, marginal grass 1.5m

 

 

 

Hakonechloa

Aureola

rich yellow leaves with thin stripes of green, wiry stems. 25cms

 

 

 

Helictotrichon

Sempervirens

grey blue strap like leaves, oat like flowers. 1m E/G

 

 

 

Imperata

Red Baron

yellow-green to blood red leaves 45cms

 

 

 

Miscanthus

'Morning Light'

erect narrow green leaves margined creamy  white.1.5m

 

'Zebrinus'

arching leaves of green with bands of yellow, silver plumes 2.4m

 

'Little Zebra'

dwarf form of zebrinus 1.2cms

 

'Gold Bar'

Dwarf and compact, striking strips 90cms

 

 

 

Molinia

Caerulea variegata

 cream striped green leaves. purple tinged flower plumes 1m

 

 

 

Ophiopogon

Nigrescens

narrow blackish curving leaves. purplish flower 20cms E/G

 

 

 

Phalaris

Arundinacea 'Feesy'

light green, white striped, pink flushed leaves. 1m

 

 

 

Tulbaghia

Variegata

narrow cream striped grey-green leaves, lilac flowers 40cms E/G