Stripes and Wet FeetThe Northern Sea Oats River Mist, Chasmanthium latifolium ‘River Mist’ PP# 20643, is a carefree, easy to grow grass that provides light and texture to a shaded area. It has handsome green blades with dramatic white stripes.Add a vivid look to your garden with this unique plant! It makes an amazing specimen or container plant, reaching heights of 30-36 inches. River Mist has an upright form until the flowers appear as graceful, drooping greenish blooms. As the flower stalks expand in early summer, the blooms are replaced by clusters of white seed heads in late summer. The arching seed heads mature to a purple-bronze color and make a nice accent when left on through the winter and can be use for flower arrangements. It is quite adaptable, preferring to grow in average to wet conditions. It will tolerate some standing water and is tolerant of urban pollution. It is also deer resistant.*Green and White Striped Leaves*Drooping White Seed Heads*Prefers Moist to Wet Soils.
Winter Hardy Wine Red GrassPrairie Winds ‘Cheyenne Sky’ Red Switch Grass offers a relaxing, soft rustling sound as it sways in the breeze, and also adds a great visual interest in the landscape. This versatile grass is great in containers, mass plantings, or can stand alone. From Proven Winners, ‘Cheyenne Sky’ Panicum virgatum USPPAF forms a tight, v-shaped, 3′ clump of blue-green foliage that turns wine red in early summer. By late summer, the plant is almost totally saturated in color and forms wine red flower clusters.Panicum ‘Cheyenne Sky’ is sturdy enough to withstand the cold winter unless the snow is too heavy. Leave ‘Cheyenne Sky’ in the garden and, unless covered in snow, it will turn a deep shade of tan and remain through winter.It displays a nice architectural touch in the perennial border, where many plants die back during the coldest months. Topped by 1′ long blooms of burgundy that make fine indoor cuts and attract birds in the autumn garden, ‘Cheyenne Sky’ is a masterpiece in manageable form!Indifferent to heat, humidity, drought, wind, and salt, it is a carefree presence you will appreciate anew with each seasonal color change.* Wine Foliage and Flowers* Cold Hardy* Attracts Wildlife.
Gold Bands Make This Grass Stand Out If you are looking for a statement plant for your garden, look no further than Gold Breeze Miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gold Breeze’ PP22311 ). This scene-stealer is big, bold and beautiful. This big clumping grass gets as tall as 6 feet with a generous fountain-like spread. The broad, arching blades are apple green with golden yellow bars that repeat all down the length of them, giving them a funky striped look. Then, in late summer feathery golden plumes emerge on top of six and a half foot stems. Talk about interesting! Use it as a phenomenal accent plant, or if you have the space try it in mass. It performs well in full sun or part shade and requires very little water once it is established. It doesn’t need pruning unless you want to clean it up in late fall or early spring. It is evergreen, so even in winter it will add form and structure to your landscape. It is cold hardy to -20 degrees. You will be sure to enjoy this eye-catching grass in your garden but you have to order it to enjoy it! Order now! * Funky striped evergreen foliage * Flower plumes on 6’ tall stems * Low maintenance.
The Grass Red Riding Hood, Pennisetum setaceum ‘Red Riding Hood’, is perfect for containers and smaller borders.’Red Riding Hood’ has rich burgundy leaves, stems and flowers which bloom in late summer. Upright and arching, Red Riding Hood is a dwarf form of ‘Rubrum’.This rich burgundy-colored fountain grass adds height without outgrowing its welcome. It is wonderful for smaller borders and is pest and disease-free.Pennisetum Red Riding Hood is only an annual in northern climates. It makes a great specimen plant and can be used as a center piece in a container.It is a purple-pigmented ornamental grass when grown in high-light environments.In low-light environments, foliage appears light purple or green, and as a result, aesthetic appeal is reduced.This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only.* Drought tolerant* Easy to grow* Late summer blooms.
Stays Blue All YearBeyond Blue Festuca (Festuca glauca ‘Casca11’) is a breeding breakthrough in ornamental grasses. It is a beautiful blue grass that STAYS bright all through the season! It doesn’t brown like many other ornamental grasses. This striking introduction from Southern Living Plants is sure to add beauty, motion and energy to your garden. Super easy to care for, Beyond Blue will fit into any garden. This is such an adaptable plant. It catches the eye with its soft blue/gray foliage. Use it as an edger or ground cover or even try it in a container. It helps beautify that hard-to-maintain slope too. Beyond Blue is super easy to grow and very low-maintenance. It is clump forming and looks great when massed. Don’t miss it as a soft border for beds and foundation plantings. It keeps its shape and color all year. It is VERY cold hardy (down to -30 degrees) so it stays beautiful even up to zone 4! It loves the sun and is drought resistant once it is established. A perfect grass for you garden, Beyond Blue Festuca will make you smile all year. Order yours from Nature Hills today! * Cold-hardy to zone 4 * Beautiful blue foliage that doesn’t brown * Super-easy care.
Boulder Blue Fescue Grass, Festuca glauca ‘Boulder Blue’, is one of the more intense blue-leaved selections, retaining its color all season. Tan spikes appear in early summer. Blue Boulder Fescue Grass is a gorgeous looking small grass and makes a wonderful addition to your garden. With its attractive blue foliage and small size there is a spot or two for this grass in any garden. Boulder Blue Fescue prefers dry, well-drained soil, likes the sun, and is drought tolerant.Boulder Blue Fescue Grass is an evergreen and excellent for mass planting, edging, or in the rock garden. Clumps are easily divided in early spring, and this should be done every 2 to 3 years. In colder winter regions the leaves should be trimmed back in late winter right to the base. If desired, flower spikes may also be removed in summer.* Dramatic Foliage Color* Blooms Late Summer * Dwarf Plant* Waterwise .
The Grass ‘Blue Dune Lyme’, Leymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’, is an improvement over the species. It has bright blue foliage and stems; provides dusty blue blooms readily throughout the summer!The very striking bright blue blades push upward and outward. ‘Blue Dune Lyme’ is vigorous and will often be a bit pushy in a regular garden situation, but does well around shrubs and trees. Perfect for controlling soil erosion problems and for covering hillsides.The flowers appear from June to August. Cut down ‘Blue Dune Lyme’ in late fall or early spring to allow all new, clean foliage to show to the best advantage!’Blue Dune Lyme’ is an attractive plant that will quickly fill in a large area; spreads by rhizomes and makes an excellent ground cover.This low maintenance grass needs only occasional watering once it is established. Cut back the upright spiky flowers for a new flush of attractive growth, which looks good well into winter.Plant ‘Blue Dune Lyme’ grass wherever its blue foliage can be enjoyed!* Bright blue foliage* Vigorous* Ground cover.
Ornamental Grass Great for Boarders and GroundcoverDwarf Mondo Grass is an ornamental grass with a summer bloom. It would make a wonderful groundcover or a border in your perennial bed.Your Dwarf Mondo Grass is a grass similar to lawn grass, with a dark green color. As it grows it abandons its erect stance and adopts a rather elegant manner, slightly bowing for a gentle, soft appearance. In the summer tiny blue flowers form, resembling little balls, adding a bit of additional decorative appeal.Dwarf Mondo Grass is a low growing grass that grows to about 4 inches, so if you use it as a lawn substitute keeping it short won’t be a problem, and you won’t spend all your weekends mowing it. It’s drought resistant, so no need to water. Even pests seem to avoid it, eliminating the need for costly pesticides.It also develops a thick mat of roots so planting it against foundations can aid in dealing with water run-off. Two of the enemies of grasses, deer and bunnies, tend to leave it alone, and it can even handle heavy traffic so using it around paving stones would be no problem at all.Dwarf Mondo Grass is durable, hardy grass with ornamental appeal. Try some today to begin enjoying its stellar qualities.* Ornamental* Durable* Deer resistant .
A compact grass with a big impact!Grasses are finally getting their day in the sun in American home gardens. Long a staple of riotous English cottage borders and calm Japanese tea gardens alike, US gardeners are finally catching up to the ease and carefree beauty of well-chosen grasses in their own spaces.The catch with growing grasses is that you have to know what size and form you’re growing or you’ll end up with the wrong plant in the wrong place and many people misjudge just how tall grasses can grow. With the beautiful Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass (Dechampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’) you get a highly ornamental but compact plant that packs a big punch in a little space.Gold Dew has very dark green leaves and blooms a little later than other grasses, but when it blooms it is covered in golden inflorescence that dance and shine and sparkle in your garden and are well worth the wait.These naturally short plants – the tufts only get about 24” tall – are perfect for covering the ‘feet’ of bare-bottomed plants like tall Phlox or Bee Balm for a prairie garden effect. Or try them around roses for a modern take on the classic lavender/rose combo. If you want to really stop traffic, a mass planting along a walk or driveway will do the trick.Join the revolution. Order Gold Dew Tufted Hair grass from Nature Hills today.* Only 2’ tall* 4 seasons of interest* Adaptable to many soil types* Full sun.