Rick Darke says "this grass blooms nearly continuously in cultivation, producing a dense, towering mass of fine-textured inflorescences." A North American perennial bunchgrass that forms clumps 1 to 2 feet tall with narrow culms holding soft textured light lime green narrow 6 to 12 inch long leaves. A showy upright growing warm season grass to 3 to 4 feet tall with leaf blades variegated with longitudinal narrow stripes of white, green and burgundy, imparting a candy-cane-like appearance to the new foliage. In spring into summer appear the curious flowers of this grass which have 2 or 3 large single flower spikelets fused together at the base surrounded by many long hairs and are further enveloped by a pair of large pale-colored spathe-like bracts. A slowly spreading rhizomatous grass with attractive vertically-inclined pale yellowish gray-green rush-like leaves that grow to 2-3 feet tall. Although this plant has not proved to be a weed pest in Southern California, there is growing concern about the planting of any species of Cortaderia and care should be excercised when planting this grass in in locations where seed may spred into sensitive habitats. Plant not currently in production. 'Morning Light' - Similar to Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracilimus' but with a creamy white variegated edge and mid-vein to the blade that gives the plant a shimmering look. Plants can be cut
An elegant evergreen (along coast) mid-sized bunch grass that forms fountain-like growth from tight clumps arching up to 2 feet tall by about as wide with chalky-blue foliage. Water occasionally to very little - plants fill in faster and look best when irrigated but this is a drought tolerant grass and is very cold tolerant. An attractive plant for the rockery or as a small scale ground cover. Tolerates wind and coastal conditions. Drought and heat resistant. Described in our Bog Page. A great looking smaller grass that is similar in appearance but about half the size of California Deer Grass (Muhlenbergia rigens) and, as such, is more usable in smaller gardens. Plant in full sun and irrigate occasionally to infrequently. This process repeats itself when the plant goes dormant with a gray-brown color at the tips working down towards the leaf base. In mid-summer the soft plume-like flower spikes form, rising only slightly above the foilage.
Muhlenbergia capillaris - Hairy Awn Muhly - A beautiful grass from south-eastern United States with stunning pink, airy flowering panicles that hover cloud-like above the fine textured olive-green foliage. Plant not currently in production
Tolerates a wide range of conditions - wet to dry, sun to shade. Hardy to 0° F. This plant can be used for a moderate to low water requiring lawn in coastal landscapes where there is not much cross traffic. C x acutiflora cultivars are the result of crossing Calamagrostis epigejos with Calamagrostis arundinacea. This clump-forming grass grows to 5 ft. tall. An evergreen clumping blue-green grass that grows to 1 foot tall and as wide with pale purple-tinged flowers spring and summer. It resembles P. setaceum when not blooming or after blooms have aged, but at its peak the beautiful pink flowers make this grass stand out, especially if backlit. Austrostipa ramosissima - Pillar of Smoke - A tall growing cool-season evergreen grass has columnar growth habit to 6 feet tall with bright green foliage and showy flowers that bloom along the inflorescence in such a way that the illusion of a pillar of smoke is created. Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' - Variegated Reed Grass - Evergreen grass with variegated foliage to 3' tall. Attractive to birds and butterflies. Attractive to birds and butterflies. More heat tolerant than F. tenuifolium. Plant in well drained soil in a sunny position and water occasionally for best results. Pennisetum 'Eaton Canyon' (P. 'Rubrum Compacta', 'Red Riding Hood')- Dwarf Red Fountain Grass - A smaller version of the Red Fountain Grass that grows 18 to 30 inches tall and has finer textured foliage but is not quite as red. Poa cita - Silver Tussock. Buchloe dactyloides 'Buffalo Bill' - Bull Buffalo Grass. A very attractive evergreen cool season grass that forms upright gray green pale clumps 18 to 24 inches tall by as wide with 1/4 inch wide gray-green leaf blades that are upright in the middle of the clump and arch over gracefully with age. If you want the classic look of pampas grass with a more manageable size, dwarf pampas grass … The foliage forms neat tufted mounds to 15 in.
Best to remove flower spikes as this grass produces very viable seed and is a potential weed problem in cultivated areas.
Stipa gigantea - Giant Needle Grass - An evergreen clumping grass with narrow grey-green foliage 2-3 ft. tall with flower spikes reaching another 2-3 ft. above the plant. Native to Africa. For a sun-loving and showy accent plant, look no further than Pink Pampas Grass. The blue color occurs in dryer soils when plant is in full sun or bright shade; too much shade and the plant flops over and opens up in the middle. This process repeats itself when the plant goes dormant with a gray-brown color at the tips working down towards the leaf base. A good groundcover unmowed or mowed. Nassella tenuissima(Stipa tenuissima) - Texas Needle Grass - A beautiful fine textured clumping grass which occurs naturally from Texas to New Mexico south through Central America to Chile. Plant not currently in production. Best in soils with good drainage and may rot in heavy soils, especially if over irrigated. The flowers, which rise well above the foliage, are more like those of Sesleria autumnalis with a more elongated spike but these spikes are thicker and have a rose-purple hue. Plant in full sun. Panicles of flowers appear in late spring to early summer. In late summer appear many attractive flower plumes that rise vertically well above the foliage with branchlets bearing tiny shimmering flowers attractively arching over. Although a native of Argentina, this variety of White Pampas Grass … The flower spikes, as they poke up 1 foot above the foliage in August, appear black. Plant in full sun to part shade in most any soil and irrigate regularly to occasionally - can take some periods without water but looks best if irrigated. This selection is more robust with larger flowers than typical Blue Grama and these flowers are a chartreuse color that age to blond instead of the typical dark purplish flowers of the species. 'Strictus' - Zebra Grass - This large grass with striking yellow horizontal bands on upright foliage can reach 5-7 ft. tall. It is a little larger and stiffer with a more upright habit than the familiar Pink Muhly (Muhlenbergia capillaris) and it also blooms a little later. Our thanks to Oratia Native Plant Nursery for the seed for this gem. Drought tolerant. Rest assured, when you buy Pampas Grass plants for sale online from Wilson Bros Gardens we safely ship the highest quality container grown specimens that are ready upon arrival to plant and thrive for years to come in your gardens - Guaranteed! In New Zealand this plant has proved to be very adaptable, growing well in fairly dry situations in full sun as well as in understory plantings but it has yet to be tested in gardens in the US. $120. Our thanks to Oratia Native Plant Nursery for the seed for this gem. A small warm season clump forming grass that grows 18 to 24 inches tall (maybe a little taller in optimum conditions) by as wide with fine textured gray-green narrow leaves. Plant in full sun. tall. A good grass for a wild section of the garden. Its adaptability to various situations is phenomenal, with the ability to withstand months submerged yet the strong fibrous roots, which grow as deep as 6 to 12 feet, give this plant incredible drought tolerance and also makes it an excellent plant for soil stabilization on a slope and useful for penetrating and breaking up compacted soils. Native to Europe.Plant not currently in production, Arundo formosana 'Oriental Gold'(PPAF)- 'Oriental Gold' Giant Reed - Native Chinese selection of the Giant Reed forms large clumps which emerge arching stems of golden yellow foliage. Hardy to below 15 degrees F. Water moderately. Little supplemental irrigation required but can handle more regular irrigation if soil drains well. Leersia monandra - Bunch Cutgrass. You … Previously seedling grown, there are now many fine cultivars to be found. In general they all begin growth in late winter, reach full size by June and begin to produce their airy and beautiful flowers from July through September after which the plants begin to go dormant and turn a wheat color. Hardy to USDA Zone 7 (0-10 F°). Absolutely the showiest of the variegated Pampas Grasses. Its is heat-and drought-tolerance although plants look better with occasional irrigation. Although this plant has not proved to be a weed pest in Southern California, there is growing concern about the planting of any species of Cortaderia and care should be excercised when planting this grass in in locations where seed may spred into sensitive habitats. Neyraudia reynaudiana - Burma Reed. Anemanthele lessoniana- (Oryzopsis lessoniana, Stipa arundinacea) A beautiful orange-brown grass from New Zealand that is related to North American grasses such as Indian Rice Grass and the Needlegrass. Plant in full to part sun in most any soil type, including alkaline ones, and irrigate infrequently to not at all but looks best and grows to its full height with an occasional watering. Cortadenria selloana 'Pumilla is an excellent grass for a larger area. Prefers regular garden water. Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition - Blonde Ambition Blue Grama. Muhlenbergia pubescens - Soft Muhly - An unusual and attractive medium sized evergreen grass from Mexico growiing to 2 feet tall with velvety soft gray-green foliage reminiscent of the Tower of Jewels (Echium wilpretii). Many plants in families closely related to grasses resemble grasses and are often lumped with them when referring to "Ornamental Grasses" The plants described below are true grasses but we have included links to many of the grass-like plants that we describe elsewhere. Helictotrichon semp 'Sapphire' - Sapphire Blue Oat Grass - This cool season evergreen clump forming grass to 2 feet tall has blue-gray leaves radiating out like a bristly porcupine. Hardy to at least -10 °and useful in USDA Zones 6-10 - some report good in zone 5 (-20 °F) as well. Synthetic grass ,sale … In late summer the vertical shafts of the flower stalks emerge well above the foliage (to 6+ ft) to show off the pale gray flower spikes tipped with small dark purple flowers. In spring the graceful inflorescence arches a foot above the foliage with delicate flowers in panicles that remain showy through the summer. One of the best blue cultivars but does experience a late summer dormancy. The cultivar 'Sapphire' is more vigorous and has better disease resistance to rust and other fungal diseases than the species (not much of a problem in drier climates). It can also tolerate regular garden water with ease, which keeps the foliage nearly evergreen. Although drought resistant, plants will look better with occasional irrigation in a well drained soil. Rick Darke says "this grass blooms nearly continuously in cultivation, producing a dense, towering mass of fine-textured inflorescences." As with the other Cortaderia, 'Gold Band' is tolerant of both heat and cold. Plant in full sun along coast, partial shade inland. Since 2008 we no longer have sold this invasive plant! Looks best with an occasional watering. Since half of the time in San Diego last frost occurs after January 31 be ready to cover your pampas grass in the event of one of those late frosts. Banding is most pronounced when plants are grown in full sun and given occasional watering. Evergreen in mild winters to dormant in more severe. This is a tough heat-loving grass that has performed well in the dry southwest US and in Texas. To make matters confussing this grass has recently been given the name Pennisetum 'Red Riding Hood' for marketing purposes by a large propagation nursery. Plant in full sun and irrigate occasionally to infrequently. Elegant tall silvery-white plumes appear in fall. A medium-sized grass forming a clump of narrow blue-green foliage 2 to 3 feet tall and in fall the flower stems rise another foot or more above the foliage holding an airy mass of delicate ivory-white flowers that can last through winter depending on the climate. Good in most well drained soils. tall with soft feathery pink flower spikes rising above the foliage from late spring through fall. Fall foliage turns orange in cool climates. The variegation fades in bright light and through the season making the variegation a little harder to see but keeping the overall color of the foliage lighter than red fountain grass. Tolerates seaside exposure. Originally thought to be a sterile plant (posibly a male cultivar) Cortaderia selloana 'Pumilla' is now known to produce some viable seed. 'Adagio' - Dwarf Maiden Grass - This warm season grass is the diminutive form of the Maiden Grass or Japanese Silver Grass, Miscanthus sinensis. Cut back the plants when first becoming dormant, or leave as an attractive brown accent until early spring. Cream coloured white plumes emerge in late-summer for a great fall display. This has proven to be one of the most popular fescues because of its size,
This plant remains evergreen in mild climates but is considered semi-evergreen in areas that experience harsher winters. This clone seeds out very little and according to some grass taxonomists is not a Pennisetum setaceum at all but a clone of P. P. macrostachyum. Saccharum ravennae 'Erianthus' will grow in colder regions down to a zone 6. Agropyron scabrum - New Zealand Blue Grass - This small grass from New Zealand has chalk grey-blue foliage that lays flat on the ground. Tolerates a wide range of conditions - wet to dry, sun to shade. Green Meadow Growers is a wholesale grower producing ornamental grasses, perennials, and succulents since 2001. Festuca californica 'River House Blues' - California Fescue. Plant not currently in production
Muhlenbergia 'Pink Flamingo' - Pink Flamingo Muhly. A deciduous warm-season narrowly upright clump-forming grass native to the American prairies. We strive to bring you high quality … For a more manicured look it is recommended that it be mowed to 4" tall. Can be used in a natural lawn with only one mowing required in the spring - not tolerant of foot traffic. Shop 2.5-quart pennisetum setaceum rubrum in pot (l8564) in the ornamental grasses section of Lowes.com Hardy into USDA zone 4. Smaller than 'Karl Foerster'. In these areas it is best to trim plants back close to the ground in late winter. It also has bluer and slightly broader leaves. Looks best with an occasional watering. Tolerates wind and coastal conditions. Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. ... A very beautiful grass. Long silver-gray flower panicles arch gracefully 3 feet over the gray-green foliage. Although this plant can grow in full sun to deep shade, its beautiful orange coloring is most apparent in the full sun. Remains semi-evergreen in our mild climate. Piptochaetium fimbriatum - Pinyon Ricegrass. The winter color of this plant is tan with new foliage emerging as temperatures warm, in our area this occurs in late February and in late winter to spring (March to April) appear the small tawny colored male flowers that rise just a few inches above the foliage. Fall color is a light-tan. This tussock forming grass grows to 3 feet tall with gracefully arching and feathery inflorescences. Extremely adaptable. A long lived perennial warm season short grass that grows to 3 to 5 inches tall with soft, gray-green slender curling leaves and spreads slowly by above ground stolons. Ideally suited in full sun to partial shade. Expect some forms to reseed in an irrigated garden and do not use near natural wetlands as there is potential for this plant to become a weed where there is summer moisture. Good in most well drained soils. Chasmanthium latifolium - Sea Oats - Deciduous clumping grass of pale yellow-green bamboo-like foilage topped with arching flowering stems to 3 ft. In cool climates the foliage has a late fall seaonal change of color turning orange, gold and burgundy. Pennisetum 'Burgundy Giant' - Longwood Gardens Introduction - A large evergreen Pennisetum 5-6 ft. tall with red ribbon-like foliage and maroon flower spikes. Setaria palmifolia - Palm Grass - Large coarse evergreen grass to 6 ft. tall with an equal spread. Remove or allow plants to form an attractive colony - does not seed into non-irrigated areas.Plant not currently in production. Acorus - A "grass-like" plant that is not a grass. Since it is Cortaderia selloana cultivar however, as a cultivar of what is considered to be an invassive weed species we decided to no longer grow this beautiful large grass and now only enjoy it in our own garden
best when given regular garden watering. The foliage of this grass reaches to nearly 2 feet tall with the flowers topping 3 feet. Flower stalks arch gracefully above foliage in late spring. $2.49. The light tan flowers are on erect spikes that rise a foot above the foliage in summer.
Best to remove flower spikes as this grass produces very viable seed and is a potential weed problem in cultivated areas. Give this grass plenty of room to grow. Plants can be cut
Will reseed in the irrigated garden. Tolerates seaside exposure. Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' - Dwarf Pampas Grass - Smaller, finer textured version of C. selloana reaching 4-6 ft. tall with 6-7 ft. flower spikes. Great along a path where foliage can be touched. This Muhly withstands very dry situations plants but will be more robust and flower better with an occasional irrigation. Pennisetum 'Fairy Tails' - Evergreen Fountain Grass - An evergreen fountain grass that was discovered at John Greenlee's Pomona nursery. Resistant to deer predation. A small warm season clump forming grass that grows 18 to 24 inches tall (maybe a little taller in optimum conditions) by as wide with fine textured gray-green narrow leaves. This selection of the giant reed is a perfect choice for a dramatic accent or used in the background. A stunning grass for accent!
with the upper surfaces of the leaves emerging as mostly green in spring, becoming glaucous-blue by early summer through autumn and winter. A good fountain grass for the smaller garden or in a container. Flower stalks arch gracefully above foliage in late spring. Pennisetum 'Burgundy Giant' - Longwood Gardens Introduction - A large evergreen Pennisetum 5-6 ft. tall with red ribbon-like foliage and maroon flower spikes. Muhlenbergia reverchonii Undaunted - Ruby Muhly.
In summer appear the elegant flower stalks that rise above the foliage an additional 2 to 3 feet with airy open sprays of pink-tinged flowers that age to a nice wheat color. Hardy to at least -10 °and useful in USDA Zones 6-10 - some report good in zone 5 (-20 °F) as well. Phalaris arundinacea 'Feesey's Form' ('Strawberries and Cream') - Ribbon Grass A new form of Phalaris arundinacea 'Picta' with showy pink new growth which ages to nearly pure white. It makes a dense mat and can be used as an unclipped lawn or ground cover. Cut back in fall to midwinter to allow fresh new foliage to emerge in early spring. An exciting new grass! Its adaptability to various situations is phenomenal, with the ability to withstand months submerged yet the strong fibrous roots, which grow as deep as 6 to 12 feet, give this plant incredible drought tolerance and also makes it an excellent plant for soil stabilization on a slope and useful for penetrating and breaking up compacted soils. Excellent ground cover in sun and part shade. A very attractive perennial small clumping warm-season grass that grows with foliage to 1 to 2 feet tall with a 5-8 inch long loose panicle of long awned flowers rising above the foliage in summer. Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition - Blonde Ambition Blue Grama. Smaller than 'Karl Foerster'. Plant Tiger grass in full sun to light shade. An upright warm-season grass that has foliage to 3 to 4 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide with narrow gray-green leaves. The foliage is relatively fine texture and is a nice medium green color. This plant is often confused with M. sinensis 'Zebrinus' although from our experience 'Strictus' is a superior plant. Resistant to deer predation. Unfortunately this plant reseeds extensively in gardens that it has been planted and spreads to areas outside of these plantings. Plant in full sun with regular garden watering; it will take drought when established. The grass family has a truly cosmopolitan distribution with members on every continent except Antarctica. Free shipping. A drought resistant small grass. Plant in full sun to light shade in most any soil and irrigate occasionally to infrequently. Use as an accent plant or in mass plantings. As this goes agiant the will of the nursery that found this plant we will stick with the name 'Eaton Canyon'
Hardy to at least -10 °and useful in USDA Zones 6-10 - some report good in zone 5 (-20 °F) as well. * plus 20 other types of grasses! Helictotrichon sempervirens - Blue Oat Grass - This stunning European grass has been one of the most popular plants we have grwon for many years. These ornamental grasses can fit into almost any garden design, and add height, movement, and long … Best in soils with good drainage and may rot in heavy soils, especially if over irrigated. Plant not currently in production, Rhynchelytrum neriglume - Ruby Grass - See Melinus. Little supplemental irrigation required but can handle more regular irrigation if soil drains well. Use as an accent plant or in mass plantings. Bouteloua 'Pestañas de Angeles' - California Blue Grama. Hardy to at least 10 to 15°F and useful in USDA Zone 8 and above. Late summer into fall terminal blooms are light and airy, opening pink and turning a buff color. Chrysopogon zizanioides 'Sunshine - Vetiver. In late fall this plant turns yellow then to a straw gray in winter. A cool season grass that has been, until recently, sold under the name Festuca ovina glauca or sometimes F. cinerea. C x acutiflora cultivars are the result of crossing Calamagrostis epigejos with Calamagrostis arundinacea.
Cut back plants to 3-4 inches tall in fall. own page. 'Blausilber' [Blue-silver] - Blue-Silver Fescue - A fine textured blue fescue to 6 in. Buchloe dactyloides 'Buffalo Bill' - Bull Buffalo Grass. Plant in full sun in most any soil so long as it is well-drained. This grass comes from elevations of 3,300-5,000 feet in the Chihuahuan desert from eastern Arizona, New Mexico, South Texas and northern Mexico. A good groundcover unmowed or mowed. Height can be curtailed some by careful irrigation. This Muhly withstands very dry situations plants but will be more robust and flower better with an occasional irrigation. Pennisetum alopecuroides `Moudry' - Black Fountain Grass - This lush grass grows in a clump to 2 feet tall with rich glossy leaves 1/2 to 3/4 inches wide. Native to the Alps and southern Europe. Great along a path where foliage can be touched. Muhlenbergia rigens - Deer Grass - This wonderful California native can grow 4-5 feet in height and spread over 6 feet wide. Water occasionally to very little - plants fill in faster and look best when irrigated but this is a drought tolerant grass and is very cold tolerant. Frost Hardy to about 10 degrees F. Originally collected by Dylan Hannon (RSABG) in Tonner Canyon (Chino Puente Hills-Orange County near LA County line).Plant not currently in production
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