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Photo unavailable RHYNCHELYTRUM nerviglumis 'Savannah'
Ruby Grass

An annual ornamental with shimmering coral pink plumes in June that ripen to silvery pink in September-one of the showiest of small grasses! The foliage turns purplish-red in fall. Tolerates coast, deer, drought & heat. Height: 18-24". Width: 9-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11. (syn. MELINIS nerviglumis)

SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes' PPAF, Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes' PPAF
Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. Given to us by John Greenlee & part of the Greenlee Meadow Collection. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Blooms spring-summer. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed-proof. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

SESLERIA 'Greenlee', Greenlee Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Greenlee'
Greenlee Moor Grass

Perennial Grass Evergreen Presumed to be a hybrid between Sesleria caerulia & Sesleria autumnalis. Blue-tinged green blades bear a likeness to Sesleria caerulia but are longer, while the blooms resemble those of Sesleria autumnalis, except for being thicker & more elongated & turning a purplish brown hue when mature. Blm time: spring/summer. Sun/part shade. Water moderate Ht 1ft Width 1-2 ft USDA Z4-10.

SESLERIA autumnalis, Autumn Moor Grass SESLERIA autumnalis
Autumn Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer and bog tolerant. Has lime-green foliage with tan floweiring racemes in late summer and fall. Good border, rock garden and ground cover plant. Tolerates root competition from woody plants. Non invasive. Height: 20". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-10.

Photo unavailable SESLERIA caerulea
Blue Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. 2-toned foliage-dark green on top & silver blue underneath. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Blooms spring-summer w/blackish purple panicles aging to tan. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed-proof, 6-12" x 6-12", flowers to 20". Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-10.

STIPA arundinacea 'Sirocco', Feather Reed, Pheasant's Tail Grass STIPA arundinacea 'Sirocco'
Feather Reed, Pheasant's Tail Grass

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Tolerates clay soil. Stunning slightly arching green foilage turns coppery pink under cool conditions and forms a fountianous mound 10-15" by 22-24". Great texture for borders and pots. Bloom color: beige. Height: 10-15". Width: 22-24". Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable STIPA ichu
Peruvian Feather Grass

Perennial: Deer resistant. Good for erosion control. Silky green plumes move w/the slightest breeze. In fall the folg. matures to an attractive golden tan. Heat resistant. Prefers rocky soils but can handle clay. Use as a vertical accent in a mixed border, rock garden, or among shrubs on a hillside. Similar to Mexican Feather Grass but doesn't reseed as much in low water conditions. Blms: ivory. Size: 2-3' x 1-2'. Exp.: full sun/pt. shade.

UNCINIA rubra 'Belinda's Find', Hook Sedge UNCINIA rubra 'Belinda's Find'
Hook Sedge

Grass-like Herb: Evergreen. Excellent woodland plant. A tuft-forming New Zealand perennial with sharply pointed bronze foliage with rich cherry red leaf margins. A nice border or pot plant. Dark brown blooms in summer. Height: 8". Spread: 10". Exposure: sun in cool climates/part shade to shade elsewhere. Water: mod/moist. Can grow in a pot standing in a saucer of water. USDA Z8-11. PP#21972.

Photo unavailable UNCINIA uncinata rubra
Red Hook Sedge

Grass-like Herb: Evergreen. A tuft-forming New Zealand perennial w/sharply pointed greenish red to rich reddish brown foliage (darkest in the cool season). A nice border or pot plant. Dark brown to black blooms in summer. 12"-15" x 14". Sun in cool climates/Part shade elsewhere. Water: mod/moist. Can grow in a pot standing in a saucer of water. USDA Z8-11. (syn. UNCINIA rubra 'Firedance')

Photo unavailable VETIVERIA zizanioides 'Sunshine'
Vetiver, Khas-Khas, Khus-Khus

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A large tufting grass found throughout the plains of India. Used to treat many skin disorders & known to have a calming effect on the nervous system. Also used in aromatherapy & perfume. The inflorescence panicles are prpl-brown. Use in borders, as a low screening plant or for slope stabilization. Ht: 8-10'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./dry. (syn. Chrysopogon zizanioides) USDA Z9.

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