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Ornamental Grasses

Blue Avena / Blue Oat

  • Helictotrichon sempervirens
  • Arching green foliage turning bronze in the fall
  • Bronze flower spikes shaped like a turkey foot
  • Height 5-6'
  • Spread 4-6'

Bluestem

  • Big Bluestem
  • Big Bluestem Windwalker
  • Little Bluestem
  • Little Bluestem Standing Ovation

Cattails

  • Typha latifolia
  • Tall stiff giant blades of grass
  • The flower has a brown cylinder and a yellow spike
  • Plant along ponds to prevent erosion
  • Height 5'-10'

Feather Reed

  • Karl Forester
  • Korean
  • Overdam
  • Avalanche

Blue Fescue

  • Festuca glauca
  • Green to silver blue foliage
  • Height 8"-12"
  • Spread 8"-12"

Fiber Optic Grass

  • Scirpus cemuus
  • Perennial bunchgrass
  • Thin grass blades with little ball like flowerheads on the ends
  • Likes water so planting by a pond is a good choice as a low border
  • Height 8"-10"
  • Spread 12"

Fountain

  • Fountain
  • Black Fountain
  • Dwarf
  • Little Bunny
  • Purple

Grama

  • Blonde Ambition
  • Blue
  • Side Oats

Japanese Blood Grass

  • Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'
  • Dark green blades with red on the upper portion
  • Height 2'
  • Spread 10"-12"

Forest, Golden Japanese

  • Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
  • Graceful colorful ground cover for shady areas
  • Bright yellow foliage with thin green stripes having the effect of tiny bamboo
  • Height 12"-15"
  • Spread 15"-20"

Lyme, Blue

  • Elymus arenalius
  • Fast spreading groundcover
  • Powder blue broad blades and cat like seed heads
  • Height 2'-3'
  • Height 2'-6'

Maiden

  • Adagio
  • Dwarf
  • Flame / Purple
  • Graziella
  • Japanese Silver
  • Little Nicky
  • Maiden
  • Morning Light
  • Porcupine
  • Sarabande
  • Silver Feather
  • Variegated Japanese
  • Zebra

Mexican Feather Grass

  • Nassella tenuissima
  • Mounding grass with needle like leaves fanning bright green clumps with silky hair like flowers
  • Height 18"-24"
  • Spread 12"-18"

Variegated Moor Grass

  • Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'
  • Green and white variegated blades
  • Flower spikes in late summer fade to brown
  • Height 1'-2'
  • Spread 12"-15"

Muhly

  • Autumn Glow
  • Purple Hairy
  • Regal Mist
  • Undaunted Ruby

Hardy Pampas / Plume Grass

  • Erianthus ravennae (saccharum ravennae)
  • Fast growing with clumping foliage and 2' tall silver white plumes
  • Height 8'-10'
  • Spread 3'-4'

Prairie Drop Seed Grass

  • Sporobolus heterolepis
  • Fine hair like foliage and high rounded mound
  • Height 24"-30"
  • Spread 18"-24"

Ribbon Grass

  • Phalaris arundinacea 'Picta'
  • Blue green leaves striped with white
  • Agressive spreading
  • Height 2'-3'
  • Spread 18"-24"

Sacaton, Giant

  • Sporobolus wrightii
  • Green bunch grass with brilliant yellow plumes
  • Vigorus grower
  • Height 3'-6'
  • Spread 2'-3'

Sea Oats, Northern

  • Chasmanthium latifolium
  • Bronze green foliage with flattened flower spikes
  • Copper fall color
  • Height 2'-3'
  • Spread 18"-24"

Sedge

  • Evergold
  • Fox Red Curly
  • Frosty Curls
  • Ice Dance
  • Variegated Japanese

Switch

  • Dallas Blues Blue
  • Heavy Metal
  • Prairie Sky
  • Switch
  • Shenandoah Red

Tufted Hair Grass

  • Graceful evergreen mounds of dark green blades with stalks of nodding dense tufts of silvery flowers
  • Height 2'-3'
  • Spread 18"-24" 4'