Hoogeveen Plants sells its bamboo grasses and ferns under the brand name; Elegrass ®, by Perfect Garden ®. Now more and more gardeners all over the world are falling in love with these plants. This is for a reason. They are easy to maintain and perform well in open soil and pots, in the shade and in direct sunlight. The best thing is that these plants stay beautiful from spring right until late autumn.
We grow our bamboo, grasses and ferns in various pot sizes. This allows us to offer a complete and segmented program. We also have a production site in Portugal. With our grasses from this site we can elongate the season by having them ready earlier in the year. They are also from a superb quality.
Bamboos are available in lots of different varieties and sizes. There are compact varieties, but also varieties that can grow up to four or five meter. Nowadays there are also a lot of non-rampant bamboos like the Fargesia. This makes the Fargesia very suitable as a hedge plant, or as a solitary plant in an ornamental pot.
The compact bamboo varieties on the other hand are perfect as groundcover plants. A bamboo will give your garden instantly an oriental touch or that beachy Ibiza vibe. Also a big plus is that all bamboo will stay green in winter!
Ornamental grasses are very trendy, decorative and fit in any type of garden. Nowadays there are more and more different varieties of grasses.There are evergreen varieties such as Carex en Festuca, but also varieties that will flower abundantly in summer and autumn such as Pennisetum, Miscanthus and Cortaderia.
These varieties are like perennials and will die above ground in winter, but the elegant brown silhouette will still be there. In early spring it’s best to prune this varieties just above the ground. After this your grass will start growing again. Even prettier than the year before!
Every garden has some space for a fern. This is because ferns thrive best in an area with a lot of shade. While most plants do not like these spots. Besides this advantage ferns also give your garden a natural touch and they are available in lots of different varieties.
Earlier ferns were often used inrustic and oriental gardens. Now they are increasingly used in trendy contemporary gardens. Ferns also look very well in an ornamental pot or terracotta jug! There are evergreen and perennial like ferns
Bont Struisriet (Calamagrostis)
Japans Bloedgras (Imperata)
Bamboe (Fargesia, Phyllostachus, Pleioblastus en Sasa)
Varens (Dryopteris, Phollystichum)