Hardy, Dwarf BambooThe Sunset Glow Bamboo (Fargesia rufa) is a variety of Bamboo prized for its hardiness and clumping nature. A Rufa Bamboo would make a lovely accent plant for your yard, or you could plant several along your home for a unique hedge. If you’ve never grown a Bamboo plant before you’re in for a treat. Sunset Glow is a type of Fargesia Bamboo that is extremely cold hardy and will demonstrate vigorous growth under many conditions. Another of its most valuable qualities is its clumping nature. This Bamboo will stay where you put it! Its shorter stature also means that you can place it in more varied locations around your yard. Your Sunset Glow Bamboo is non-invasive, but will send up many new culms each season to create a full, attractive plant. It will grow to 10 feet tall, leafing out early in the summer. Unlike some varieties of Bamboo the foliage won’t curl in the sun, and the reddish sheaths of the culms are attractive both up close and at a distance. All in all, the Rufa Bamboo is an excellent choice of a Bamboo plant for any yard. * Clumping nature * Dwarf * Hardy.
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The Grass ‘Weeping Love’, Eragrostis curvula, is a wiry perennial grass with narrow, light green foliage; foliage is wispy and moves in the wind. Arching, lavender-gray panicles appear in mid to late summer. The drooping leaf characteristic gives rise to the name “weeping” lovegrass. This grass features dark green, fine textured, almost hair-like foliage that forms dense clumps. The seed heads are erect or drooping and produce small very numerous seeds. This grass grows on almost any well-drained soil, but prefers the sandy loams; also will grow on low fertility soils; responds well to fertilization. ‘Weeping Love’ is a grass that is perfect for erosion control and can be used in mass plantings, as a specimen, or in borders. It prefers a light-textured, well-drained soil, and will thrive on soils of low fertility. This grass is very drought tolerant and tough..
Unique White Variegated GrassThe Grass ‘Variegated Japanese Silver’, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’, is a creamy white variegated grass. The feathery seed heads contribute to the striking appearance of this grass, making it an excellent alternative to Pampas Grass. Shearing after first frost for overwintering is recommended. ‘Variegated Japanese Silver’ makes an amazing vertical accent plant among low-growing plants or at the corners of a square patio, or line it up as background foliage for a bed of dwarf shrubs and perennials. The ‘Japanese Silver Grass’ is very attractive near water gardens and makes wonderful wildlife cover. This upright, clumping grass has striking foliage and eye-catching flowering plumes that rise above the arching leaves.* Upright, clumping grass* Striking foliage* Great alternative to pampas grass .
Native prairie grass will shine in your yard!If you’ve ever driven across the heartland heading toward California you’ve probably thought to yourself, “How did they do it?” Those brave, determined souls who took off in covered wagons, on horseback, or even on foot, to forge their way out west. The terrain is shockingly harsh and breathtakingly beautiful.That breathtaking beauty is due, in part, to the miles and miles of prairie where the grass rolls like waves on a great lake when the wind blows. Often that grass you see is Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans). This drought tolerant tall prairie grass is native to a huge portion of the USA and grows extremely well most everywhere else. The beautiful clumping grass has a blue-green tint that turns tawny in the heat. Then, in the late summer, harvest gold seed-heads appear that extend the beauty into fall and beyond.Plant Indian Grass in drifts with Little Bluestem and Purple Magnus Coneflowers for a gorgeous ‘New American’ natural look in your own landscape. It grows to 5’ tall and really animates the garden as it moves with the slightest breeze.Very easy care and tough as nails, Indian Grass provides food and shelter for birds and wildlife throughout the winter, so it’s a win-win for you and the locals!This grass is so simple to grow and brings an easy elegance to your yard. Order today!* Easy care native * Great for hedges, screens and borders * Drought tolerant* Winter food for birds and wildlife* Fast grower* Works in any garden setting, from natural to contemporary.
Add Drama to Your Container Gardens!Cyperus King Tut, Cyperus King Tut®, produces large heads of pendulous leaves; greenish flower spikelets can measure 1 foot across. ‘King Tut’ is a taller plant that adds drama to your container gardens. Cyperus is not hardy enough to survive winters with freezing temperatures, and it is not a candidate to over-winter inside. It is a very fast grower and will quickly grow to an impressive size when replanted in the spring. The plant can be planted in pots, along the water’s edge of a pond, or even in a pond. The crown of the plant should never be covered in water. King Tut is an evergreen or neutral grass. Evergreen or neutral grasses are usually plants that look like grasses but aren’t actually classified as grasses, they are generally called grass-like plants. Divide evergreen or neutral grasses and grass-like plants in spring only. If the plant is put into a pot, plugging the hole or holes in the bottom of the pot will keep as much water as possible in the pot. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only.* Fast growing* Grass-like-plant* Perennial in zones 9-11 Pick your color….
This Porcupine Stands OutThe Grass ‘Porcupine’, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Strictus’, has green leaves with cream colored horizontal bands. These leaves make this ornamental grass stand out anywhere!Silvery white plumes rise 4 feet above the foliage in fall. The ‘Porcupine’ tolerates a wide range of soil types and is moderately drought tolerant. It will hold up to wind and snow.This grass has a rigid, upright habit and stiff, pointed leaf blades, some of which stick out at angles like porcupine quills. Use this plant as a specimen, for mass plantings, or plant next to ponds or pools.Water this grass regularly, mainly during the season when they are blooming, as you need to have well developed roots so that the grass can absorb enough nutrition from the soil. When clumps dry in the fall they add structural interest to the winter garden.In early spring remove the dead foliage before the plants begins new growth. Clumps may be divided every 3 years or so in early spring. It is deer resistant and has very has very little pest and disease issues.* Tall, tough, and showy!* 4′ White Plumes in Autumn* Green and Cream Banded Leaves* Upright and Rigid Foliage .
Easy to Grow Grass with Bamboo-like FoliageNorthern Sea Oats Grass, Chasmanthium latifolium, is upright and arching. It may also be known as Wild oats or Spangle grass. It is treasured for its showy, dropping flowers and slender, bamboo-like foliage that changes from green, to copper, to rich brown. During the summer season the flowerheads shimmer and dance in the wind. Very attractive!Norther Sea Oats Grass is easy to grow in full sun or in the shade. The soil needs to be well-drained. Prune the grassy leaves down to the ground in early spring before new growth begins.It self-sows freely so deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season. Magnificent for winter contrast, it flourishes in containers or even in a shady, damp site — including coastal areas.Northern Sea Oats Grass is pest and disease free and it is drought tolerant when it is established. Birds love the seeds!Use this plant in beds, cut flowers, borders, for fall color, and as an ornamental.* Shade grass!* Bamboo like foliage that changes color* Winter interest.