Grass - Ornamental

Grass - Ornamental

Ornamental grass is a tough and durable plant with many native options. It is a great way to add interesting all-season texture to your garden. In the fall and winter the tassels of ornamental grasses collect frost and dew making them even more enchanting.

Most ornamental grasses are drought tolerant, but there are even options for shade and wet areas. Native grasses are an important food source for insects, they provide egg laying habitat for pollinators and parasitic wasps and also provide food and shelter for birds. Given its flexibility and benefit it should be a feature in any garden.

This native prairie grass is prized for it's showy fountain of soft foliage. It is excellent for border planting and as individual accent plants. In the fall it the fall it forms seedpods that drop from the stems - for those looking for a true North American native this grass originates from the midwestern prairie. Although it is increasing in p...
This native prairie grass is prized for it's showy fountain of soft foliage. It is excellent for border planting and as individual accent plants. I...
We fell in love with these little silver/blue tuffs of grass almost as soon as we saw them. Deployed around a garden bed they provide lovely and durable patches of color and texture that are hard to match. The smaller 10-12" size means they won't take over a bed like some other grasses and since they do quite well in part shade they can be used ...
We fell in love with these little silver/blue tuffs of grass almost as soon as we saw them. Deployed around a garden bed they provide lovely and du...
Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' is a rugged native grass that absolutely steals the show come summer and fall. When paired with the purple or pink contrasting flowers like native coneflower, or allium this grass creates an almost irresistible texture of blonde flags that dance in a gentle breeze among the complementary colors. It's truly a ...
Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' is a rugged native grass that absolutely steals the show come summer and fall. When paired with the purple or ...
Also known as Little Bluestem Grass, schizachyrium is an excellent choice for native gardeners looking to bring texture, sound, and color to the yard. ‘Twilight Zone’ is special because it has nearly iridescent silvery/lavender/purple cast over the entire plant beginning in the middle of summer. We think it is aptly named because the blueish pur...
Also known as Little Bluestem Grass, schizachyrium is an excellent choice for native gardeners looking to bring texture, sound, and color to the ya...
Native switchgrass is easy to grow and great for beginners. Forming 4’-5’ tall clumps, ‘Prairie Fire’ has strong vertical/upright stems that develop blue/green and pull in streaks of burgundy and red early in the summer. Most switchgrass takes most of the season to develop red-streaks, but not ‘Prairie Fire’. You’ll start to see the characterist...
Native switchgrass is easy to grow and great for beginners. Forming 4’-5’ tall clumps, ‘Prairie Fire’ has strong vertical/upright stems that develo...
This native prairie grass is prized for it's upright sea-blue stalks with hints of pink. It is excellent for border planting, background and as individual accent plants. In the fall it the fall it forms small brushlike seed pods - for those looking for a true North American native this grass originates from the midwestern prairie.
This native prairie grass is prized for it's upright sea-blue stalks with hints of pink. It is excellent for border planting, background and as ind...
A true classic. The perennial plant of 2001. This lovely non-invasive ornamental grass is prized for it's showy fountain of soft foliage. It is excellent for border planting and as individual accent plants. In the fall it the fall it forms seedpods that drop from the stems - for those looking for an ornamental grass with multi-season appeal and ...
A true classic. The perennial plant of 2001. This lovely non-invasive ornamental grass is prized for it's showy fountain of soft foliage. It is exc...

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