Proper Name: Festuca flauca (Blue Fescue Grass) ::Fescue develops deeper foliage color when grown in full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade, and should be grown in part shade in areas with hot summers It is drought tolerant, and grows best in poor, sandy, well drained soils. It cannot tolerate heavy, wet soils or constant high humidity.Blue fescue usually is grown as a border or edging plant. Its fine texture and neat, compact shape make it well suited to line a path or mark the front of a perennial border. Use groups of blue fescue in the flower bed, and let the silvery blue-gray foliage intensify white and pastel colors, and cool down the reds and oranges. Planted close together in masses, clump-forming blue fescue makes a striking ground cover, although the tussocks have a tendency to die out in the center if not divided often enough. Tolerant of salty soil and coastal conditions, blue fescue is a good choice for seaside gardens. Blue fescue thrives in dry, sandy soils. Use it in rock or cactus gardens to provide textural diversity. Blue fescue is a pretty little blue-gray cushion in mixed borders or in rock gardens, but it really shines in groups. When other grasses have turned straw-brown in winter, blue fescue remains steely blue. ::Hardiness Zone: 4-8

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Proper name: Schizachyrium scoparium ::The Grass ‘Little Bluestem’, Schizachyrium scoparium, is a native American prairie grass. It is also know as “Sagegrass” or “Beard grass’. It can reach up to 3-4′ and has a blueish hue to the leaves. The leaves turn a rich orangy wheat color in fall. ::It will tolerate poor soils. A great plant for mass plantings. It provides cover and feeding sites for quail, turkeys and other ground nesting birds. Flowers are scattered along the upper parts of the stem branches, with long hairs creating a feathery appearance. There is a single, white,hairy flower cluster at the tip of each stalk. ::Hardiness Zone: 4-10

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Silvery-Rose Plumes Sway Atop Slender, Arching Leaves! ::Dwarf rare Chinese Pennisetum blooms all summer! :A showy ornamental with slender, 2-foot leaves and silvery-rose flower plumes borne from July through September. A robust performer in the garden, this rare grass provides many years of graceful garden beauty, as well as a wealth of material for cutting. ::Proper name: Pennisetum alopecuroides ::Hardiness Zone: 5-9 :Height: 24 inches

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Comments: Northern Pampas Grass is a very tall, large plant. :Large, plume-like flowers form in late summer and :these can be dried for indoor arrangements. ::The leaves turn dark brown in the fall. The :plant forms clumps of upright stems, 3 to 5 feet wide. :Northern Pampas Grass can be used as a background plant. ::Propagation: Propagation is by division.

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Proper name: Schizachyrium scoparium ::The Grass ‘Little Bluestem’, Schizachyrium scoparium, is a native American prairie grass. It is also know as “Sagegrass” or “Beard grass’. It can reach up to 3-4′ and has a blueish hue to the leaves. The leaves turn a rich orangy wheat color in fall. ::It will tolerate poor soils. A great plant for mass plantings. It provides cover and feeding sites for quail, turkeys and other ground nesting birds. Flowers are scattered along the upper parts of the stem branches, with long hairs creating a feathery appearance. There is a single, white,hairy flower cluster at the tip of each stalk.

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Proper Name: Isolepis cernua – Fiber Optic Grass ;::It looks like a rush, even a lighted fiber optics lamp, but it really is a sedge. For a perpetually wet or boggy area, this sedge might do the trick. This is a great grass for mixed containers, giving them movement and interest. Fiber Optic Grass is native to Southern Europe, the British Isles, and Northern Africa.::Hardiness Zone: 8-10 elsewhere grow as an annual grass

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Proper name: Schizachyrium scoparium ::The Grass ‘Little Bluestem’, Schizachyrium scoparium, is a native American prairie grass. It is also know as “Sagegrass” or “Beard grass’. It can reach up to 3-4′ and has a blueish hue to the leaves. The leaves turn a rich orangy wheat color in fall. ::It will tolerate poor soils. A great plant for mass plantings. It provides cover and feeding sites for quail, turkeys and other ground nesting birds. Flowers are scattered along the upper parts of the stem branches, with long hairs creating a feathery appearance. There is a single, white,hairy flower cluster at the tip of each stalk. ::Hardiness Zone: 4-10

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Soft, furry flower heads are excellent for dried bouquets. Use in borders, backgrounds, pots or for cutting. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Grows 12 inches high. Hardy in zones 5-9. It will also drop seeds that come up year after year! Plant 12″ part. Also known as ‘Rabbit’s Tail Grass’ or ‘Hares Tail Grass’.::Proper name: Lagurus ovatus::Size Shipped: Starter plants growing in 2×3 inch pots

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Equisetum scirpoides :Family: Equisetaceae (horsetail family):Common Names: Dwarf Horsetail Rush ::Description:Horstail rush is a spreading, reed-like perennial to 6 inches tall. The evergreen stems are cylindrical, jointed, hollow, usually unbranched, and have rough longitudinal ridges. The tiny leaves are joined together around the stem, forming a narrow black-green band or sheath at each joint. Like other Pteridophytes (ferns and their relatives), scouring rush does not produce flowers or seeds. Instead it develops a brown, cone-shaped, spore-producing strobilus at the tip of fertile stems, which are shorter than the infertile stems. The spores themselves are microscopic. ::Location:There are about 25 species of horsetails or scouring rushes occurring throughout the world except in Australasia. Common Horstail rush occurs in wet places, including pond margins, swamps, floodplains and ditches, in Eurasia and North America. It sometimes forms dense stands along bogs or marshes in northern US and Europe.

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Pink & White Pampas Grass (Cortaderia selloana):Full flat of Pampas Grass Plants – 25 plants in all! (12 White & 13 Pink) ::Superb for fresh or dried arrangements! Dusty-Pink & White Feathers of Late-Summer Color! Fresh green foliage reaches 6 to 12 feet tall, topped by long, thick “featherdusters” of bloom that last for weeks! Unsurpassed for glorious texture and color in the landscape, this pink Pampas Grass is the star of any garden it graces! The sturdy, fresh-green bloomstalks reach anywhere from 6 to 12 feet tall, capped by enormous “featherdusters” of brilliant rosy-pink! This ornamental grass blooms in late summer, just when the garden needs a little new color. Outstanding for fresh arrangements, the blooms are also wonderful if left to mature on the plant, becoming a rich golden-tan with the advent of cool weather. They are also a mainstay of dried arrangements, offering superb vertical accent for any setting from a tall urn in the hallway to a wall display. This magnificent plant thrives in full sun and hot climates. From seed it will take 2 or 3 years to bloom, but your patience is richly repaid by long-lived garden performance! ::Hardiness Zone: 7-9

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Proper Name: Isolepis cernua – Fiber Optic Grass ::It looks like a rush, even a lighted fiber optics lamp, but it really is a sedge. For a perpetually wet or boggy area, this sedge might do the trick. This is a great grass for mixed containers, giving them movement and interest. Fiber Optic Grass is native to Southern Europe, the British Isles, and Northern Africa. ::Flowering Time: Summer :Shipping Date: Begins in March

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