Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Arundinaria japonica grass See Pseudosasa japonica. No
Cortaderia selloana Pampas Grass grass 7ft (2.1m). Evergreen. Clump-forming. Long, sharp-edged leaves. Silver-white flower plumes in August, September. Frost hardy, 5C. Tolerates most conditions, even grows on the seafront. No
Pseudosasa japonica Arrow Bamboo, Metake grass 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Hollow stems (`culms'). Broad leaves. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, moist soil. Yes