The Yaku Jima Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Yaku Jima’, is compact with fine textured foliage that turns reddish brown in the fall and remains attractive well into winter. The reddish flowers are showy but not quite as fluffy as most. Yaku Jima Maiden Grass is a slightly bigger plant than ‘Adagio’, but the main difference is that its leaves are even narrower, almost needle fine! Yaku Jima Maiden Grass is very hardy and low growing, it tolerates a wide range of soil types; moderately drought tolerant; holds up to wind and snow. Use as a specimen, in a container, as a border, along walkways, or by the water’s edge. Yaku Jima Grass prefers full sun and moist, well drained soil; a great grass for small gardens.*Drought Tolerant *Blooms August to February .
Compact and BlueThe Ornamental Grass ‘Elijah’ Blue’, ‘Festuca glauca’, also know as Blue Fescue, is a wonderful ornamental grass that should not be passed by. With its bluish gray foliage, the plumes appear overwhelming from June to July. ‘Elijah Blue’ has a plant height of 12″ and spread of 12-24″. This grass prefers full sun, but will tolerate morning shade. For best results, comb through the plant in winter to remove dead foliage.Combined with blue and purple flowers, such as Salvia and Veronica, it adds color and contrast to any perennial garden.Keep well watered in hot summer months, especially when becoming established.* Blue Grey Foliage* Compact* Full Sun to Part Shade.
Dapples To PurplePennisetum Vertigo, Pennisetum purpureum ‘Vertigo’ (Pearl Millet), is an exotic, graceful new hardy annual grass with saber-shaped leaves that first appear as narrow and dappled green.As it matures, the blades gradually turn more purple and wider. Vertigo develops into a spectacular deep burgundy- purple ornamental grass that adds an architectural feature to any landscape. You can plant as an accent or container plant. It is dramatic in mass plantings or clusters too. This heat loving grass performs all summer and fall. Vertigo turns brown at first frost. It provides a wonderful winter interest with its dried grasses and seed heads. When this warm season grass turns brown, you can also trim it back. Divide this warm season grass spring through mid-summer.* Leaves Widen Through Growing Season* Dappled Leaves Turn Purple Through Summer* Heat Loving GrassPick your color….
Variegated, Hardy Foliage Aztec Grass, Liriope muscari ‘Aztec Grass’, is a hardy, evergreen perennial with ornamental foliage. These would be spectacular planted en masse along a walkway to your front door or in a few containers at poolside. Aztec Grass would also be a great way to add some interest under trees. Your Liriope Aztec Grass is, just as the name implies, a grass-like perennial with a tough nature. You’ll love how its long, thin leaves grow up and out for some texture and definition in your landscape. Each blade-like leaf features medium-green coloring with grey-tinted, silver variegation. Summer brings the addition of petite, lavender blooms…but the show-stealer is really the reliable foliage with its one-of-a-kind color and texture. Aztec Grass will grow up to 15 inches tall with an equal spread. It has a dense, clumping nature and is adaptable to a variety of soils. Aztec Grass is disease and pest resistant as well as being a generally hardy plant overall. This is one ornamental you can plant and forget! Variegated foliage is always an interesting feature to add to your garden, and Aztec Grass provides that color for your yard, as well as fine texture that is sure to draw the eye. Why not plant a few this year! * Ornamental foliage * Summer flower * Evergreen * Works well in containers * Adaptive to a variety of soils.
Fits just about anywhere in your garden! We love a plant that isn’t finicky. No matter whether you are a master gardener or don’t know the difference between a spade and a hoe, a plant that will work just about anywhere is always welcome.Red Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum Rotstrahlbusch) is one of those plants. What kind of soil do you have? Is it average? Medium? Moist, sandy or clay? Does it flood every now and then? Red Switch Grass will thrive there. (As a matter of fact, if your soil is too rich it might even flop a little bit. This grass wants to keep its street cred.) What about the sun? Does it beat down like the Sahara or does it play hide and seek with the garden? Red Switch Grass works in both situations.Once an important part of the tall grass prairie that covered most of the central continental USA, this native is easy to grow, easy to care for, easy to love.It grows in 3-5 foot tall clumps of stiff, vertical bunches of strappy leaves that gracefully curl down as the season’s progress. It starts out a silvery green, but by autumn has blushed to the burgundy red that it is named after.Red Switch Grass is a fine specimen plant in the border or bed, but really stands out in mass plantings. Try it along a pond, in a boggy area, or by a driveway. Wherever you try it, you are sure to appreciate its beauty and ease.* Very easy care* Fast Growing* Bird friendly* Showy fall color* Great for rain gardens, bogs and ponds* Sun or part shade.
Delicate Lavender Blossoms for Your Garden Lucerne Grass is a herbaceous perennial that produces lovely flowers. Plant several of these in a naturalized area of your landscape for a splash of color in spring. These would also make a wonderful ground cover in your perennial bed or work well to fill in some bare spots in your rock garden. This adorable little “grass” will enchant you with its grass-like foliage and petite, yellow-eyed lavender blossoms. The delicate, ¾-inch blooms will peek out at you amid the foliage from May until June (sometimes longer depending upon the conditions), and provide a vibrant, green carpet of foliage. Your Lucerne Grass is especially valued for its vertical nature, a perfect addition for tight spaces where you don’t want something that bumps shoulders with other plantings. Lucerne Grass will grow up to 2 feet in height with a 1-foot spread. It has a clump-forming nature and is adaptive to a variety of soils and conditions. Lucerne Grass tends to be maintenance free and quite hardy, so you won’t have to spend time and effort to reap its exceptional rewards. Many popular perennials are large and ostentatious, but Lucerne Grass proves that you don’t have to be big in size to make a big impression in the garden. Add a few Lucerne Grass to your yard this year, and you’ll soon see why this little gem is considered a big value. * Lavender flowers * Semi-evergreen foliage * Drought tolerant * Adaptive to a variety of conditions * Works well in containers.
Gold Bars on GrassGold Bar Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gold Bar’, is truly a show-stopper and a sensational variety with its heavily banded gold stripes, from the base of the grass to its top.The horizontal markings are much closer together than other banded miscanthus and they give ‘Gold Bar’ a dramatic look.Its exceptionally upright and compact habit makes this new grass perfect for large containers or in small urban gardens.Burgundy inflorescences appear just above the foliage in mid fall. ‘Gold Bar’ is a slower, but good grower, eventually reaching 5′ tall.Miscanthus is unrivalled in the diversity and beauty of its flowers, foliage, autumn colors and winter presence. It is extraordinarily adaptable to many conditions and purposes in the garden.Use it alone as a specimen, in the mid to back border or to create a living fence or screen. It is easy to grow, and its intense color almost glows in the sun!* 4 Season Interest* Gold Stripes on Green Leaves* Foliage Turns Burgundy in Autumn* Compact. It Makes Great Container or Border Plant.
Stunning grass with iridescent sheen!The idea of planting native grasses in home landscapes has really taken off across the United States. You can find them in mixed beds or in mass plantings everywhere. There are many great grasses for the home gardener, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find one as beautiful and unique as Twilight Zone Little Bluestem Grass (Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Twilight Zone’ PP27432).We are very excited to bring you this new form of schizachyrium. It has been a stand-out in garden trials across the nation for its superior ease to grow and its absolutely gorgeous look.Twilight Zone is a mounding, but very erect-growing, grass. It shoots straight up and then as the season progresses begins to relax down, giving it a soft fountain-like look. It is a great juxtaposition to low groundcovers or big-leaved perennials.Even though the form is exceptional, it’s the color that will send you to the next dimension. It starts off spring green when it first emerges after the winter. But long before other native grasses start their fall color change, Twilight Zone switches to a ‘must-see-it-to-believe-it’ iridescent silver/mauve/purple sheen over the entire plant in midsummer! It keeps this gorgeous color until fall when it gets even more beautiful with a brighter purple color highlighting the stems. It looks truly stunning with silver-leaved plants like artemisia or dusty miller.No matter where you plant it – full sun, light shade, wet spot or dry, Twilight Zone Little Bluestem will perform like a champ. (It is especially good for restoration work in hot, dry areas where other plants struggle to grow.)Don’t be afraid to cross into the Twilight Zone and order this gorgeous and high-performing grass from us today! You’ll be so glad you did. * Very easy to grow * Stunning coloration * Drought tolerant * Native * Disease resistant * Great in containers * Erosion control.
Golden-veriegated grass to light up the landscape.Golden Variegated Hakone features gold-variegated, green grass reminiscent of bamboo foliage. The leaves turn a pink-hued, tan color for fall. Its delicate, arching nature presents an elegant appearance even without pruning, and is relatively low maintenance. Hakone is not only an attractive grass for your home, but its long-lived nature makes it a great investment. Under optimal conditions, it will live fifteen years…so you can count on it bringing you enjoyment for years to come.* Decorative foliage* Fall color* Pest resistant* Disease resistant* Urban tolerant* Adaptive to a variety of soil types* Long-lived .
The Grass ‘Mondo’, Ophiopogon japonicus, is an evergreen perennial which forms a dense clump of grass-like leaves; similar in appearance to Liriope, but finer textured with thinner blades. (‘Mondo’ actually is a member of the lily family despite its appearance and common name.)The leaves emerge in clumps from a network of rhizomes that grow just below the soil surface. With age, the clumps will merge to form a soft dense carpet of foliage. The small light purple flowers appear in summer, but are of little interest since they are hidden in the dense foliage, and so are the small blue-black berries that follow.It can be used as a bed edge or as a groundcover in a shady area. It is important for erosion control since the dense mat of roots holds the ground well; avoid planting it near moist areas because it will take over!’Mondo’ Grass can also be used as an evergreen in planters, either alone or mixed with seasonal annuals for color.‘Mondo’ has a rich green color that helps to provide definition, allowing the features of the garden to really stand out. (Its height will not compete with the features of other plants). Plant this lush, hardy grass with slender blades that requires no mowing!* Dense clumping habit* Mat forming* Groundcover.
Grass – Variegated Japanese Forest, Hakonechloa macra ‘Fubuki,’ is an ornamental blue oat grass that is attractive as a single accent plant in a very small garden, or it can be massed in groups for a beautiful fine-textured drift. It produces drooping clusters of pale blue flowers on 2 foot arching stems from May to August; seed pods ripen to medium brown; blades turn a light brown in the fall. Fubuki prefers a full sun exposure and will tolerate light shade; plant in moist soil that is well drained; will tolerate sandy as well as heavy clay soils. This small plant adds color and texture in rock gardens, front of borders, or along a walk. Fubuki has thin blue leaves that are half inch wide and taper to a fine point; good drought tolerance..
Completely new look for a native grass!We are big fans of grasses in the landscape. They add rich texture, fun movement and grand style wherever they are planted. There are hundreds of grass options to choose from, but it seems that you only see a handful when you drive around your neighborhood. It’s time for something new. Something to excite the garden. Something to shock the neighbors. It’s time for Blonde Ambition Blue Gamma Grass (Bouteloua gracilis ‘Blonde Ambition’). Blonde Ambition is a bigger version of our native blue Gamma Grass. The base of this beautiful grass is blue-green foliage. In mid-summer 3 foot tall spikes of showy chartreuse-colored flowers rise up on stiff stems that hold up through all kinds of weather. (This includes heavy snow, which means that you have 6-8 months of garden texture and color from these great plants.) The flowers are held horizontally above the leaves in an eyebrow fashion unlike any other ornamental grass on the market today. This is an extremely cold hardy grass and grows in almost any soil. Blonde Ambition is native to 26 states and performs well almost everywhere else, so we’re sure that it will fit into your garden. Add this beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise grass to your landscape for carefree style and a fresh new look. It looks great in any style garden from contemporary to rustic. Give Blonde Ambition a chance. We think it might just be your new favorite ornamental grass, too!* Big floral/seedhead display* Fast Growing* Borders, beds and hedges* Low maintenance* Attracts birds* Native* Winter interest.
Delicate Blue ‘Stars’ for Your Garden Lucerne Blue-Eyed Grass, Sisyrinchium angustifolium, is a herbaceous perennial that produces lovely flowers. Plant several of these in a naturalized area of your landscape for a splash of color in spring. These would also make a wonderful ground cover in your perennial bed or work well to fill in some bare spots in your rock garden. This adorable little “grass” will enchant you with its grass-like foliage and petite, yellow-eyed blue blossoms. The delicate, ¾-inch blooms will peek out at you amid the foliage from May until June (sometimes longer depending upon the conditions), and provide a vibrant, green carpet of foliage. Your Lucerne Blue-Eyed Grass is especially valued for its vertical nature, a perfect addition for tight spaces where you don’t want something that bumps shoulders with other plantings. Blue-Eyed Grass will grow up to 2 feet in height with a 1-foot spread. It has a clump-forming nature and is adaptive to a variety of soils and conditions. Blue-Eyed Grass tends to be maintenance free and quite hardy, so you won’t have to spend time and effort to reap its exceptional rewards. Many popular perennials are large and ostentatious, but Lucerne Blue-Eyed Grass proves that you don’t have to be big in size to make a big impression in the garden. Add a few Lucerne Blue-Eyed Grass to your yard this year and you’ll soon see why this little gem is considered a big value. * Blue flowers * Semi-evergreen foliage * Drought tolerant * Adaptive to a variety of conditions * Works well in containers * Heat tolerant.
Bright Gold Grass Loves ShadeAll Gold Grass, Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’, is a new dwarf form of Japanese forest grass that creates an appealing bright spot in the shady or woodland garden. The bamboo-like leaves are bright gold in part sun and more chartreuse in full shade. In the cooler days of autumn, the leaves have a reddish inflorescence. The gracefully arching foliage is slightly upright and does not have the green stripes. This new and an exciting addition to the shade garden ‘All Gold’ displays gold foliage that has a metallic and luminous quality that really stands out. Prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Looks spectacular with blue leaved hostas!* Golden Foliage in Shade* Grows in Part Sun to Full Shade* Red Foliage in Fall.
Aster ‘Celeste’ is a new Yoder selection with dark green, disease resistant foliage and a compact habit that is perfect for the front of the perennial border or mixed containers.In late summer through fall, the plants are completely covered with eye catching lavender blue single flowers with an attractive yellow eye on mounded plants.’Celeste’ looks stunning when planted with fall blooming ornamental grasses!Use this plant in borders, mass plantings, in perennial gardens and butterfly gardens.Pinching back the stem tips in late spring and early summer will produce denser growth and heavier blooming. This plant may be divided every few years in the spring.* Attracts butterflies.