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Cymbopogon flexuosus 'Lemongrass'

Common Name: Lemongrass
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Width: 2-3'
Description:

Used mainly for its foliage scent. Supposed to repel mosquitos.


Pennisetum setaceum rubrum 'Purple Fountain Grass'

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Common Name: Summer to Fall
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Red/Brown
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 47"
Mature Width: 35"
Description:

Annual. The classic ornamental grass with purple blades and bronze heads for a great summer show. It will not return next year, but is a quick grower that can be worth replanting each year.


Schizachyrium scoparium 'Itasca'

Common Name: Itasca Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Little bluestem is a great grass when needed for a mid height ornamental planting.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blaze'

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Common Name: Blaze Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Winter
Bloom Color: Reddish Brown
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Little bluestem is a great grass when needed for a mid height ornamental planting.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'

Common Name: Prairie Blues Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Little bluestem is a great grass when needed for a mid height ornamental planting.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Eragrostris trichodes

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Common Name: Sand Lovegrass
Bloom Season: Late Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 40"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

Large airy seedheads. Nice vase shape form. Good late summer fall interest.


Garden Notes: I have used this grass for several years. So far I have found nothing negative about it. It fills it spot quickly, blooms early and it looks nice through winter. It reseeds itself minimally. Cut back in early spring.

Eragrostis elliottii 'Blue Eros'

Common Name: Love Grass Blue Eros
Bloom Season: Late Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 42"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

Graceful, native American grass with narrow, bluish-green foliage. Airy plumes in July.Good winter interest. Drought tolerant.


Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'

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Common Name: Overdam Feather Reed Grass
Bloom Season: Summer to Winter
Bloom Color: Pinkish-Green
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Easy grass to grow. Blooms in spring, early summer for seed heads through the growing season- unlike many of the late summer bloomimg ornamental grasses.


Sorghastrum nutans

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Common Name: Yellow Indiangrass
Bloom Season: Fall to Winter
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 5'
Mature Width: 2'
Description:

Strong, upright plant.Seedheads are a fluffy, golden brown. One of the major grasses of the True Tallgrass Prairies. Nice golden colored leaves with bronze seedheads. An early maturing variety with finer leaves. Tall, narrower, stately. Good nesting habitat.


Schizachyrium scoparium 'Badlands'

Common Name: Badlands Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 1-3'