Ornamental Grasses Description

Ornamental Grasses are a hardy group of plants that add color, texture, and movement to your landscape. These easy to grow grasses are deer, pest, and disease resistant and drought and salt tolerant. Ornamental grasses come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and looks. In the landscape grasses are used for borders, hedges, mass plantings, and beyond.

The bronze-pink plumes of the Adagio Miscanthus Maiden Grass pop up around August and last throughout winter. The foliage is a lively silvery-green, the perfect backdrop for the lovely, lush plumes. The Adagio Maiden grass certainly isn't short on texture...or color!  In autumn the foliage blades take on shades of yellow, orange, red.

The deep green foliage and lavender flowers of Big Blue Liriope are sure to draw attention to your yard. For amazing texture and color in your landscape, use Big Blue as a border, a mass planting, or staggered throughout your yard. This hardy, low maintenance Liriope is pest and disease resistant.

Black Mondo Grass is a small, black-bladed clumping grass that is perfect for borders and walkways. It is absolutely stunning in mixed containers. Black Mondo is a very unique grass that produces flowers and berries.

Blue Dune Lyme grass is a hardy perennial that maintains a vivid blue color and is tolerant to many conditions. It can be used for a variety of different projects and is great to use as erosion control. This plant will tolerate dry conditions as well salty and urban environments.

The Carex Evergold Sedge is a compact, mounded grass-like plant with variegated foliage that is creamy yellow with thin deep green edges. The blades of this sedge arch out and back in for a fabulous curvy look that really stands out. The Carex Evergold is around 1 foot tall and up to about 2 feet wide. A small, but mighty landscape choice that takes up minimal space, but adds huge color and flair!

Here is one little beauty that can brighten any dark spot! The Carex Blue Zinger Sedge is a grass-like perennial that thrives in shady and even wet spots! This small blue clumping grass adds great color and texture to your landscape.

Cassian Dwarf Fountain Grass is a lovely grass that has velvety pink-tinted blooms from summer to fall. This grass has superb fall color; the orange and red blades really stand out. Cassian Fountain Grass is cold hardy so it will tolerate much lower temps than Pink Muhly Grass.

Breath taking pink mist forms on top of Cotton Candy Pink Muhly Grass from late summer and lasts throughout fall, adding an absolutely stunning highlight to your landscape. Not only is Cotton Candy Grass a showy softener for your yard, it's super low maintenance and fast growing! This clumping grass is our most popular ornamental grass!

Morning Light Maiden Grass has silvery, sharp foliage with shimmery ends. Each leaf stem of this ornamental grass has a while edge with green in the middle.This grass has more of a narrow texture compared to other Miscanthus grasses. As summer turns to fall, look for nice red-bronze colored blooms. The blooms on top of this grass give it some character and add color to the landscape.

Pampas Grass is one of the largest grasses on the market. It can be used as an accent or planted in a cluster for privacy. Pampas grass can live almost anywhere. It's super hardy and hard to kill. This grass reaches heights of up to 10-12 feet tall making it a perfect privacy screen.

Striking AND easy to grow, Porcupine Miscanthus Grass is a great choice! This Maiden Grass stands out from the rest with its exciting variegated foliage and its unique, stiff, upright habit. Alternating bands of vibrant greens and yellows give this hardy grass a fantastic look. Reddish plumes emerge around August. Plumes last well into winter holding our interest for months!

Shenandoah Switchgrass is an upright grass with tons of red color! Red-pink plumes soften your landscape from mid summer until winter. As the weather warms up the lovely green blades are kissed with red tips. This red takes over the blade in fall and deepens in color as the temperatures dip. This native grass is super hardy and can grow throughout the US.

Easy to grow and drought tolerant, Variegated Liriope, is an easy addition to your landscape. This plant is sure to add some fun texture and color to your yard. You’ll love the look of this plant bordering your driveway, sidewalk or a plant bed. In fall purple flowers arrive, adding an additional pop of color.

Be sure to also browse our Ornamental Banana Plantsfor additional ornamental options.

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