Ornamental Grasses
     
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Fountain Grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides

Fountain Grass has a wonderful, fluffy texture.





Dwarf Fountain Grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hamelin'

This dwarf variety stays a bit smaller.





'Little Bunny' Grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny'

'Little Bunny' Grass is a cute, compact type of Fountain Grass that stays very small, about 1' in height.





'Karley Rose' Grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Karley Rose'

'Karley Rose' Grass is a lovely grass with a soft texture.









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Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis

Maiden Grass rich green leaves and a dense form.





Dwarf Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima'

Dwarf Maiden Grass is a variety that stays smaller in size.





'Morning Light' Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

'Morning Light' Grass is a variety of Maiden Grass popular for is soft textured plumes.




Zebra Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Zebra Grass is named for the white bands that stripe its leaves.









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Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum

Switch Grass is bushy, green grass with a nice texture.









'Shenandoah' Grass
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

'Shenandoah' Grass turns red in mid-summer and holds its color into the fall.








'Karl Foerster' Grass
Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

'Karl Foerster' Grass is noted for its great golden plumes.









Blue Fescue Grass
Festuca glauca

Blue Fescue Grass is a small, clumping grass with blueish leaves. When it puts up plumes, they are very attractive.



Blue Oat Grass
Helictotrichon sempervirens

Blue Oat Grass is very similar to Blue Fescue, but gets a softer tone of blue.




Golden Japanese Forest Grass
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

Golden Japanese Forest Grass is a great way to add a mass of yellow to a shady planting.




Liriope
Liriope muscari

Liriope (sometimes called "Lilyturf") is a small grass that has purple flowers.








Variegated Liriope
Liriope muscari 'Variegata'

Variegated Liriope has leaves that are rimmed with a white band.




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