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ORNAMENTAL GRASSES, SEDGES, AND RUSHES
Recommended Planting: S – Spring, F – Fall
Name and Description
1 QT 1 GAL
LINER
ACORUS
(S-F)
americanus
3.15 5.25
5 ft., bog lover, several ribs of cream and green,
native plant found in Alaska to Virginia, Zone 6-10
calamus
‘Sweet Flag’
3.15 5.25
2-3 ft., water edge, European variety, Zone 5-10
gramineus
‘Japanese Sweet Flag’
3.15 5.25 CP50 1.15
up to 1 ft., sun to part shade, Zone 5-9
‘Masamune’
3.15 5.25 CP50 1.15
4” white striped leaves, similar to ‘Variegatus’, Zone 5-9
‘Minimus Aureus’
‘Dwarf Golden Japanese Sweet Flag’
3.15 5.25 CP50 1.15
1 in., groundcover, Zone 5-9
‘Oborozuki’
‘Golden Sweet Flag’
3.15 5.25 CP50 1.15
6-12 in, gold foliage with green stripes, Zone 5-9
‘Ogon’
‘Golden Variegated Japanese Sweet Flag’
3.15 5.25 CP50 1.15
10 in., beautiful foliage, Zone 7-9
‘Pusillus’
‘Dwarf Sweet Flag’
3.15 5.25 CP50 1.15
5 in., fine green foliage, shallow water, Zone 5-9
‘Variegatus’
3.15 5.25 CP50 1.15
6-12 in, semi-evergreen, white and green striped foliage
Zone 5-9
AMMOPHILA
(S-F)
breviligulata
‘Beach Grass’, ‘Dune Grass’
2.50 4.50 TR50 .75
2-3 ft., wetlands, to stabilize dunes, marshland
TR32 1.00
restoration, sun, salt water tolerant, Zone 5-9
ANDROPOGON
(S-F)
gerardii
‘Big Blue Stem’
2.35 4.15 TR72 .95
4-8 ft., sun, green-blue in summer, orange-red in fall, clump
forming & upright, Zone 3-9
glomeratus
‘Bushy Beardgrass’
2.35 4.15 TR72 .95
3-4 ft., sun, clump forming, moisture tolerant, Zone 5-9
ternarius
‘Splitbeard Bluestem’
2.35 4.15 TR72 .95
2-3 ft., ribbon-like foliage, purple to silvery-white seed tufts
Zone 6-9
virginicus
‘Broom
Sedge’
2.55 4.15 TR72 .95
2-3 ft, tolerates extreme conditions including salt spray,
pioneer plant, prefers sun, groups or massing, Zone 3-9
ARUNDO
(S)
donax
‘Giant Reed’
5.50 TR18 2.50
9-20 ft., sun, specimen, tall screen, evergreen in
southern USA, corn like foliage, blooms fall, Zone 6-10
‘Golden Chain’
‘Golden Giant Reed’
6.50
7 ft. tall clump upright green with golden edge, smaller
less vigorous, nice scale in small garden, Zone 7-10
‘Peppermint Stick’
6.50
no summer color fading, sturdy 12’ canes, vivid wide
green and white stripes, bronze fall plumes, Zone 7-10
‘Variegata’
‘Striped Giant Reed’
6.00 TR18 2.50
6-12 ft., creamy yellow and white stripes, Zone 7-10
BOUTELOUA
(S)
curtipendula
‘Side Oats Grama’
2.35 4.15 TR72 .80
1.5 ft., basal mound of gray-green foliage, summer
blooms of 3 ft., purple plumes, Zone 4-9
represents new plant
represents native plant
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