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Festuca gautieri - bearskin fescue

Festuca gautieri - bearskin fescue

Bearskin fescue or spiky fescue is a lovely perennial with bright green, narrowly linear, inward inrolled leaves that look spiky but are very soft and nice to touch indeed. The plant naturally forms small mounds and spreads very slowly. Its name bearskin fescue may sound just right if you imagine a bear …

Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' - switchgrass

Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' - switchgrass

Switchgrass comes from Canada and USA and its variety “Prairie Sky” offers the bluest possible version of it. Erect leaves tend to arch in its last third. Beginning of autumn it produces long spikes of broad, weeping panicles of tiny flowers. It is best grown in sunny and warm areas, in well-drained …

Hibanobambusa tranquillans 'Shiroshima' - bamboo

Hibanobambusa tranquillans 'Shiroshima' - bamboo

Unlike other varigated cultivars, this plant is a natural hybrid from Japan, considered one of the most beautiful bamboos. It has very large upto 25cm long leaves with stunning creamy-white varigation. Depending on the amount of sun during summer, it may announce coming of cooler weather tipping the …

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

The Grass Little Bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium, is a native American prairie grass. It is also know as Sagegrass or Beard grass. It can reach up to 3-4 and has a blueish hue to the leaves. The leaves turn a rich orangy wheat color in fall. …

Muhlenbergia mexicana - Mexican muhly

Muhlenbergia mexicana - Mexican muhly

Muhlenbergia mexicana (Mexican Pink Satin Grass); Hardy in zones 7-10. A very hardy grass. In cooler zones use as an annual. Soil: Normal to Wet; Sun: Heavy Shade to Full Sun; Height: 12-24 …

Eragrostis trichodes - Love Grass

Eragrostis trichodes - Love Grass

Love Grass produces a heavy fibrous root system and spreads by seed and rooting at the nodes. It does especially well on sandy land, but can be used on heavier soil, also. It grows to a height of 2 to 4 feet tall. It can be found growing in the Great Plains from Illinois to Texas. It is a cold and drought …

Cymbopogon citratus - West Indian Lemon Grass

Cymbopogon citratus - West Indian Lemon Grass

Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus), a native of India, is widely used in Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Lemon grass is a perennial, which means once you plant it, the grass comes back year after year. Depending on the area you live in the plant will go dormant in the winter. In harsh climates the plant …

Bambusa graminea - bamboo

Bambusa graminea (Pleioblastus gramineus) - bamboo

Synonym: Pleioblastus gramineus; Long, shiny green willowy leaves on slender branches. Suitable for sunny and shaded areas. Leaves are 20 cm long, 2 cm wide. Excellent for hedges or mixed arrangements. In CR it is considered hardy down to -20°C, however, each site has its own micro climate. A closed …

Dendrocalamus strictus - Iron Bamboo

Dendrocalamus strictus - Iron Bamboo

Iron Bamboo is the common name for the genus and species Dendrocalamus strictus. Native to India, it is unique in that it is thick-walled, often solid, and probably the strongest bamboo in the world. Max. Height: 60 feet; Max. Diameter: 5 inches; Min. Temperature: 25º F …

Sorghum bicolor - Broom Corn

Sorghum bicolor - Broom Corn

Sorghum bicolor var. technicum; 5-6 ft. Tender Annual; Lovely sprays of broomlike tops fill with red seeds at maturity. Tie several together for a terrific broom. Great in dried flower arrangements. Excellent forage for birds. Easy to grow. Direct seed in garden 4-6 seeds per foot when all danger of …

Cortaderia fulvida - Toetoe

Cortaderia fulvida - Toetoe

Huge rounded mound of broad arching leaves with golden-bronze arching plumes in summer. Grows 7 feet tall. The Golden Plume Pampas Grass has a finer foliage than the Pink and White Pampas Grasses, and is earlier flowering (July into August). …

Bambusa arundinacea - Thorny Bamboo

Bambusa arundinacea - Thorny Bamboo

From South China, this tall 100 bamboo is a large, lush ornamental but also is used in the tropics as a timber source and for paper pulp. The young stem sprouts are edible. Must be kept quite warm. Lives up to its name by creating an impenetrable wall of long hooked thorny branches. Once established …

Dendrocalamus membranaceus - May Sang Bamboo

Dendrocalamus membranaceus

A 50 tall clumping bamboo from Burma with straight culms. It develops 4 diameter canes that are bright green with green leaves. Can tolerate some cold to 34 F. It is ideally grown in full sun in warm zones with high humidity. A beautiful lowlands species noted for its very smooth straight erect lower …

Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros

Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros

Blue Eragrostis (Love Grass)Graceful, Native Grass Maintains Its Flowing Beauty Until Winter! This Native American grass is graceful in form with narrow, blue foliage. The airy flower plumes begin appearing in July, maturing to a tan color in August and gradually to a lighter straw color in the fall. …

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' - Black Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' - Black Mondo Grass

Each 6 tall circular mound is composed of truly black 1/4 wide foliage. Spreading by rhizomes, a single plant will make a nice 20 wide mat in 2 years. For fast coverage, we plant on 8 centers. This easy-to-grow groundcover makes a great backdrop for blues, golds and good imaginations. Plant in part sun …

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem, Turkeyfoot

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem, Turkeyfoot

Big Bluestem is a clump forming perennial grass. The lower stems are purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. The arrangement of the flowers in three dense elongate clusters is the reason for the common name of turkey-foot grass. It grows best in moist well …

Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea' - Pink Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea' - Pink Pampas Grass

Superb for fresh or dried arrangements! Dusty-Pink Feathers of Late-Summer Color! Fresh green foliage reaches 6 to 12 feet tall, topped by long, thick featherdusters of bloom that last for weeks! Unsurpassed for glorious texture and color in the landscape, this pink Pampas Grass is the star of any garden …

Isolepis cernua - Fiber Optic Grass

Isolepis cernua - Fiber Optic Grass

It looks like a rush, even a lighted fiber optics lamp, but it really is a sedge. For a perpetually wet or boggy area, this sedge might do the trick. This is a great grass for mixed containers, giving them movement and interest. Fiber Optic Grass is native to Southern Europe, the British Isles, and Northern …

Lagurus ovatus - Bunny Tails

Lagurus ovatus - Bunny Tails

Soft, furry flower heads are excellent for dried bouquets. Use in borders, backgrounds, pots or for cutting. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Grows 12 inches high. Hardy in zones 5-9. It will also drop seeds that come up year after year! Plant 12 part. Also known as Rabbits Tail Grass or Hares …

Festuca glauca - Blue Fescue Grass

Festuca flauca - Blue Fescue Grass

Fescue develops deeper foliage color when grown in full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade, and should be grown in part shade in areas with hot summers It is drought tolerant, and grows best in poor, sandy, well drained soils. It cannot tolerate heavy, wet soils or constant high humidity. Blue fescue …

Andropogon geradii - Big Bluestem

Big Bluestem - Andropogon geradii

Big Bluestem is a clump forming perennial grass. The lower stems are purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. The arrangement of the flowers in three dense elongate clusters is the reason for the common name of turkey-foot grass. It grows best in moist well …

Cortaderia selloana - Pampas Grass

White Pampas Grass

Superb for fresh or dried arrangements! Dusty-Pink & White Feathers of Late-Summer Color! Fresh green foliage reaches 6 to 12 feet tall, topped by long, thick featherdusters of bloom that last for weeks! Unsurpassed for glorious texture and color in the landscape, this pink Pampas Grass is the star …

Festuca cinerea - Blue Fescue

Festuca cinerea - Blue Fescue

Striking ornamental forms grassy, tuft-like clumps 8 across, 8-12 high. Powder Blue Festucas foliage accents paths, rock gardens, beds and needs watering only during drought. Attractive white plumes appear in midsummer. Hardy plants multiply rapidly. Plant 8 apart. Shipped in 3 pot. Deer tend to avoid. …

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' - Ice Dance Sedge

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

A bright groundcover for a shady spot in your garden. Award-winning Ice Dance has long shiny leaves trimmed in bright white. It spreads slowly make a tidy, non-invasive groundcover and safe habitat for small songbirds and other wildlife. An excellent alternative to ivy and pachysandra. In late summer …

Carex comans 'Bronze' - New Zealand Hair Sedge

Bronze Carex

Rich Honey Tones All Year! Coppery with pink tints in spring, then golden-amber till frost! Now heres a nice change of pace for your edging, containers, and border accents! Bronze Carex is just what its name promises -- an ornamental grass (easy and carefree!) that keeps its honey-toned leaves right …