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Botanical Name Common Name SKU Sun Semi Shade Ht Foliage Info Notes
 
Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' Variegated Sweet Flag A300 Yes Yes 12-18 Green & cream stripes Tolerates standing water, clumping
Ammophila breviligulata American Beach Grass A375 Yes 18-24 Green Native, erosion control
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem A395 Yes 4-6 ft. Green Native, copper-red in fall
Bouteloua Blonde Ambition PP22048 Blue Grama Grass B100 Yes 1-2 ft. Blue-green Native, seed heads resemble small flags
Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass C116 Yes 5-6 ft. Green Narrow spikes, early bloomer
Calamagrostis 'Overdam' Overdam Feather Reed Grass C117 Yes 5 ft White variegated folige Gold inflorescence
Carex buchananii Leatherleaf Sedge C172 Yes Yes 1-2 ft. Cinnamon Upright tufts, curly tips
Carex comens Amazon Mist ™ Amazon Mist C198 Yes 12-14 Soft, feathery green Sub. for Frosty Curls
Carex dolich. 'Kaga Nishiki' Gold Fountains Sedge C192 Yes Yes Yes 18-24 Green and gold Graceful, long lived, durable
Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' Ice Dance Japanese Sedge C158 Yes Yes Yes 8-12 White margin Carpet forming
Carex morrowii Silver Scepter Silver Scepter Sedge C195 Yes Yes 12 Narrow leaves/white margins Thick, silvery clumps
Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' Evergold Japanese Sedge C149 Yes 16" Cream with green margins Does well in dryer soils
Carex pensylvanica Pennsylvania Sedge C182 Yes Yes 8 Green Drought tolerant native
Carex tenuiculmis Cappuccino Cappuccino Sedge C178 Yes 8 Brown Upright arching habit
Chasmanthium lat. River Mist PP20643 Variegated Northern Sea Oats C519 Yes Yes Yes 30-36 White/green variegated Attractive seed heads
Chasmanthium latifolium Northern Sea Oats C430 Yes Yes 2-3 ft. Green Attractive seed heads, SE native
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hair Grass D021 Yes Yes 2-3 ft. Green Native, gold cloud-like inflorescences
Equisetum hyenale Horsetail, Scouring Rush E090 Yes 4 ft. Dark green, jointed stems Enjoys moist soil
Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Love Grass E550 Yes 6-10 Blue-green Purple airy flowers
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' Elijah Blue Fescue F051 Yes 8-10 Dusty blue Evergreen, salt & dry tolerant
Hakonechloa macra Japanese Forest Grass H017 Yes Yes 12-18 Rich green Loose, spilling habit
Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold' All Gold Forest Grass H004 Yes Yes 12" Golden yellow Most sun tolerant Hakonechloa
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' Golden Jap. Forest Grass H002 Yes Yes 18 Green & yellow Dense golden mound
Hakonechloa macra Fubuki White Variegated Forest Grass H001 Yes Yes 15-18 White/green stripes Fall pink/green stripes
Helictotrichon sempervirens 'Sapphire' Sapphire Oat Grass H046 Yes 2 ft. Blue gray Improved rust resistance
Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' Japanese Blood Grass I380 Yes Yes 1-2 ft. Red & green Red increases with the season
Leymus arenarius 'Blue Dune' Bright Blue Dune Lymegrass L055 Yes 18-24 Bright blue foliage More blue than species
Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' Big Blue Lily Turf L105 Yes Yes Yes 12-15 Dark green Violet flower spikes
Liriope muscari Love Potion #13 PP15471 Emerald Goddess ® Lily Turf L132 Yes Yes 18 Dark green Good cold and drought tolerance
Liriope muscari 'Variegata' Variegated Lily Turf L121 Yes Yes Yes 12-15" Green with cream margins Flowers later than species
Liriope spicata Creeping Lily Turf L108 Yes Yes Yes 9-12 Green Hardy to zone 4
Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon' Silver Dragon Creeping Lily Turf L122 Yes Yes Yes 12-15 Green & white White flowers, sun tolerant
Miscanthus 'Purpurascens' Flame Grass M262 Yes 4-6 ft. Green Seeds are sterile
Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio' Adagio Japanese Silver Grass M226 Yes 2-4 ft. Silver Blooms pink- white, like Yaku Jima
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' Maiden Grass M238 Yes 5-8 ft. Green Vase shape, October bloom
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten' Little Kitten Maiden Grass M250 Yes 2-3 ft. Green Extremely compact
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' PP13008 Little Zebra Maiden Grass M245 Yes 3-4 ft. Green/yellow bands Compact habit, burgundy plumes
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Morning Light Maiden Grass m247 Yes 4-5 ft. Green & white Silvery foliage
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' Porcupine Grass M244 Yes 4-8 ft. Green & yellow More upright than Zebra grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' Japanese Silver Grass M236 Yes 5-7 ft. Green with white stripes Broad longitudinal stripes
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima' Yaku Jima Maiden Grass M232 Yes 3-4 ft. Green Compact
Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus' Zebra grass M234 Yes 4-6 ft. Green-yellow Horizontal stripes
Molinia caerulea 'Skyracer' Skyracer Moor Grass M251 Yes Yes 7-8 ft. Blue green Acidic, moist soil
Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Hair Grass M269 Yes 3 ft. Green Vibrant pink flower panicles
Nassella tenuissima Mexican Feather Grass N028 Yes 18-24 Lime green Zone 7
Ophiopogon planis. Ebony Knight Ebony Knight Mondo Grass O065 Yes Yes 5-7 Black Best color in sun
Ophiopogon planis. Nigrescens Black Mondo Grass O070 Yes Yes 5-6 Purplish-black Lavender flowers
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass P021 Yes 5-6 ft. Green Native, strong growth
Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine' Cloud Nine Switch Grass P027 Yes 5-6 ft. Blue-green Airy blooms
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' Heavy Metal Switch Grass P024 Yes 3-4 ft. Metallic blue Bright yellow in fall
Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' Upright Switch Grass P026 Yes 4-6 ft. Green Very erect habit
Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' Blue Switch Grass P029 Yes 4 ft. Blue-green Bluer than Heavy Metal
Panicum virgatum RR1 PP17944 Ruby Ribbons ™ Switch Grass P094 Yes 3-4 ft. Blue-green/wine red Red fall color
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' Red Switch Grass P028 Yes 3-4 ft. Red foliage Red inflorescens in fall
Panicum virgatum Thundercloud PP20665 Tall Switchgrass P007 Yes 7 ft. Blue green Deep vase shape
Pennisetum Fireworks PP18504 ANNUAL Fireworks Fountain Grass P665 Yes 24-30 Pink/purple/white Great accent plant, zone 9
Pennisetum a. Burgundy Bunny PP21917 Dwarf fountain grass P172 Yes 12-18 Red highlights Intense burgundy fall color
Pennisetum a. 'National Arboretum' National Arboretum Grass P072 Yes 2-3 ft. Dark green Dark purple inflorescence
Pennisetum alopecuroides Fountain Grass P058 Yes 3-4 ft. Green Flower like fox tails
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' Hamlin Fountain Grass P061 Yes 2-3 ft. Green Dwarf
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny' Little Bunny Fountain Grass P062 Yes 12-18 Green Cute little fox tails
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry' Moudry Fountain Grass P059 Yes 2-3 ft. Green Dark blooms
Pennisetum alopecuroides Piglet PP19074 Piglet Fountain Grass P668 Yes 18 Green Substantial tan flowers
Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose' PP12909 Karley Rose Fountain Grass P052 Yes 2-3 ft. Green Rose-purple inflorescence
Pennisetum setaceum Rubrum ANNUAL Red Fountain Grass P064 Yes 5 ft. Red Zone 9
Schizachyrium scop. Carousel PP20948 Carousel Little Bluestem S095 Yes 24-30 Blue-green Stays upright in winter
Schizachyrium scop. Prairie Blues Prairie Blues Little Bluestem S089 Yes 2-3 ft. Blue Red in fall, stays upright in fall
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem S088 Yes 3-3.5 ft. Thin, shiny bluish Nice red fall color, native
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed S150 Yes 2 ft. Green narrow leaves American native prairie grass

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