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Ornamental Grasses

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Botanical Name Common Name Product Description Sun Exposure Height x Width Bloom Color Bloom Time Price
Andropogon geradii 'Blackhawks' Big Bluestem Dark green upright foliage that begins to turn red in the cool nights of August and becomes a ravishing nearly black color by September. Full Sun 4-5'h x 1-2'w White August-September $13.95
Andropogon g. 'Holy Smoke' Big Bluestem Amazing silver foliage with smoky purple and red highlights nearly all season long from May to October, very upright stems. Deer resistant. Full Sun 4-6'h x 3'w $13.95
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grass Native grass which is noted for the distinctive arrangement of oat-like seed spikes which hang from only one side of its flowering stems. Purplish tinged flowers appear on arching stems above the foliage in early to mid summer. Full Sun 1.5-2.5'h x 1.5-2'w purplish brown July-August $15.95
Calamagrostis a. 'Karl Foerster' Feather Reed Grass This is perhaps one of the most versatile, attractive and carefree of the ornamental grasses. As a cool season grower, its deep-green, lustrous foliage becomes effective by early spring and lasts all the way until winter. Full Sun to Part Shade 5' h x 2' w Gold July-October $10.95
Calamagrostis a. 'Lightning Strike' Feather Reed Grass Foliage has wide creamy white center stripes that are edged in green. Late summer plumes will persist through winter, if not cut back. Deer and rabbit resistant. Does majority of their growing in early spring and starts again when temperatures start to cool in fall. Full sun to part shade 3'h x 24"w June-July $10.95
Calamagrostis brachytri. 'Caspian' Feather Reed Grass Upright, clump-forming green foliage with a bit of a bronze tinge. This vigorous Korean feather reed grass loves sun or even partial shade. It stands up to prolonged high heat well and has great salt tolerance too. Holds its form all summer, and in late summer, pink-bluish flower spikes top the stems, providing lovely subtle color well into autumn. Yellow foliage adds even more interest in fall. Full Sun to Part Shade 48"h $10.95
Carex elata 'Bowles Golden' Sedge This sedge has bright gold foliage with thin green margins and is taller than most other sedges. Moisture loving grass that needs to be constantly wet or moist to thrive. It will grow in shallow water and looks great aroiund a pond with blue hostas. Full Shade to Part Shade 12-18"h x 12-18"w White July $13.95
Carex 'Evercolor Everest' Variegated Sedge A mounding foundation of ribbon-like white-striped green foliage that will add wonderful texture to any dappled sun or shade garden. Forms a neat mound of foliage that arches up from the crown and weeps gracefully. Full Shade to Part Shade 12-15" h x 18-24"w $13.95
Carex m. 'Ice Dance' Sedge A bright groundcover for a shady spot, 'Ice Dance' has long shiny leaves trimmed in bright white. It spreads slowly to fill in and make a tidy cover that discourages weeds. Deer and disease resistant Full Shade to Part Shade 12-15" h x 12-18" w White August $13.95
Chasmanth latifolium Sea Oats 3-4 foot tall, showy grass for moist soils in sun to shade. Dense clumps of dark green leaves end in open clusters of flowers in latew summer and are followed by attractive, flat seed heads. Turns bronze in fall and provides food and cover for wildlife. Full sun to part shade 4'h $10.95
Festuca glauca 'Cool As Ice' Blue Fescue Icy blue-grey foliage stands above others, staying bright throughout the season without browning. Blue-green flowers on slender stems age to blond for add eye-catching interest. Full sun to part sun 12-18"h x 8-12"w Blue/green May-June $13.95
Festuca 'Eiler's Beauty' Fescue Has matte green foliage that matures into sprays of tan seedheads on red tinged stalks. Grows well in dry shade conditions. Full sun to part shade 8-10"t x 8-10"w Blue May-June $10.95
Hakonechloa 'All Gold' Hakone Grass This all-gold version of Hakonechloa macra is brighter in color than 'Aureola', has a more upright habit, and is a more vigorous grower. It tends to be more chartreuse in heavier shade, and brighter gold in more sun. Full Shade to Part Shade 9-14"h x 18-24"w Tan July-August $13.95
Imperata c. 'Red Baron' Japanese Blood Grass An unusual and dramatic grass, slowly forming a low clump. Leaves are green at the base, with red tips that become more intense over the summer and fall until they appear to glow. Effective as an edging, in the rock garden, and especially when mass planted. Deert resistant. Full Sun to Part Shade 18-20"h x 12-18"w $13.95
Miscanthus s. 'Bandwidth' Maiden Grass This ornamental grass features multicolored foliage with an alternating yellow and green pattern that really stands out in traditional garden settings. A summer comes to a close, airy flower plumes emerge to add even more visual interest. Bandwidth is rust resistant, vigorous, and infertile so there's no need to worry about any errant reseeding. Full Sun 30-36"h x30-36"w Brown August-September $12.95
Miscanthus sinensis 'Purpurascens' Flame Grass Valued for its flower and foliage effect. Forms an upright clumo of dark green leaves, turning flame orange and bronze in the autumn. Tall spikes of very soft-pink flowers develop into silvery plumes that stay all winter long. Appreciates moist soil. Full sun to part shade 4-5'h x 2.5-3'w red tinged July-February $13.95
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' Dwarf Zebra Grass A lovely dwarf ornamental grass with graceful, arching blades with eye-catching ivory to yellow highlights. Tall, upright flower stems tipped with feathery, silver-white, summer plumes that soften and curl as they dry. Full sun to part shade 4'h x 3'w Purple to tan August-February $13.95
Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod' Switch Grass Has airy red panicles held above the foliage. Blades emerge blue-green and rapidly the whole plant turns deep rich maroon. Colors earlier in the season than any other selection. Full sun to part sun 3-4'h x 2'w $12.95
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' Switch Grass Forms an erect, compact and narrow clump of steely blue-green foliage in spring, which quickly takes on red tones by early summer and turns violet, purple, burgundy and wine-red by early fall. It gets topped in summer with a profusion of finely-textured, reddish-pink flower spikelets which hover over the foliage like an airy cloud. Both flowers and foliage turn beige in fall and persist well into winter. Full sun to part sun 3-4'h x 3-4'w July-February $12.95
Pennisetum alop. 'Cayenne' Fountain Grass Longest and later blooming toasted-brown bottlebrush plumes rise just above rich-green arching blades beginning in mid-summer. A sterile introduction that does not self sow. Deer resistant. Full sun 3.5'h x 3-4'w July-November $12.95
Pennisetum a. 'Little Bunny' Fountain Grass Miniature perennial grass forming a dense clump of gracefully arching linear leaves. Dark green in summer, they turn gold in fall before fading to buff. In mid to late summer, showy, cream-white flower spikes resembling small foxtails are produced above the leaves. Deer resistant. Cut back old foliage to the ground in late winter. Full Sun to Part Shade 1-1.5'h x 1.5-2'w Whitish green August-October $10.95
Pennisetum alop. 'Red Head' Fountain Grass Charming perennial that forms a dense clump of gracefully arching linear leaves. Deep green in summer, they turn gold in the fall before fading to buff in winter. In mid-late summer, showy, smoky, dark red, bottlebrush flowers resembling large foxtails are produced above the leaves. Deer resistant. Cutr back old foliage to the ground in late winter. Full sun to part sun 3-4'h x 2-3'w $13.95
Schizachyrium scop. 'Smoke Signal' Study, upright stems are a smoky blue-green, but the end of summer, they'll start to aquire some crimson tones. Throughout the fall, they'll deepen to reddish-purple, and minicule tan seed heads will sprout on the top of each stem. Drought and clay soil tolerant. Full sun 36-48"h x 18-24"w August-October $13.95
Schizachyrium s. 'Standing Ovation' Little Bluestem Spikey bluish-green stems and leaves transition to a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows, and purplish-browns in the autumn. Also provides winter interest before cutting back in early spring to make way for new growth. Full Sun 3-4'h x 12-18"w Tan August-September $13.95
Schizachyrium s. 'Twilight Zone' Little Bluestem Stands out among others for its iridescent, silvery mauve color that appears in midsummer. These beautiful pastel tones intensify in fall when bright purple highlights appear. About half as wide as it is tall, has a full, upright columnar shape. Full sun 4-5'h x 2'w Tan August-September $13.95
Sporobolus het. 'Gone With the Wind' Prairie Dropseed Shorter than the species, but still maintains many of the characteristics that made this type of grass popular. Its short green foliage is topped by wispy, airy and aromatic tan flower panicles. Foliage takes on red overtones in late fall. Full Sun 36-40"h x 20-24"w Tan shades August $13.95
Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara' Prairie Dropseed Shorter and more upright than the species; the fine-textured, vase-shaped foliage turns a gorgeous toasty orange red in autumn. Full Sun 2-3'h x 2-3'w Pink & brown August-October $13.95