G R A S S E S CALAMAGROSTIS - REED GRASS DESCRIPTION

GRASSES
MORI #
sun
zone
description
attributes
CALAMAGROSTIS - Reed Grass
Strong vertical accent with stiff wheat-coloured plumes in fall. Non-invasive. Tolerates clay, ensure adequate moisture in heat. Cut back to 6” in spring.
Accent vertical fort aux plumeaux dressés couleur blé en automne. Non envahissant. Tolère les sols argileux. Garder le sol humide par temps chaud. Rabattre à 15 cm au printemps.
095-63
acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’
3 120cm/48” 75cm/30”
095-65
acutiflora ‘Overdam’
4
20cm/8”
75cm/30”
gr
This SuperStar is one of our favorites and has narrow green foliage
with strong vertical accent and stiff wheat-coloured plumes in fall.
gr
Green with white margins and strong vertical accent with stiff
wheat-coloured plumes in fall. Non-invasive. Cut back to 6” in spring.
CAREX - Sedge
Wide selection of forms and colours. Grass-like plants that prefer moist soils. Grand choix de formes et de couleurs. Préfère les sols humides
095-70
morrowii ‘Ice Dance’
6
30cm/12” 60cm/24”
gr
Wide strappy white foliage with green outside variegation, which
forms a dense slow spreading mound.
095-74
siderosticha ‘Snow Cap’
6
20cm/8”
40cm/16”
gr
Vigorus, lush green foliage is highlighted by bright white leaf
margins. A versitile yet stunning plant!
095-92
comans ‘Bronco Color Grass’
7
30cm/12” 45cm/18”
gr
Unusual thin, arching and trailing chocolate-bronze foliage make it
a great selection for mixed containers.
095-94
oshimensis ‘Evergold’
6
60cm/24” 25cm/10”
gr
This popular groundcover has brilliant yellow variegation making it
a wonderfully bright accent for shady gardens.
CHASMANTHIUM - Northern Sea Oats
Bamboo-like foliage and showy, drooping flower heads. Performs best in part shade. Feuillage semblable à celui du bambou rehaussé de grappes d’épillets inclinés.
Pousse mieux à la mi-ombre.
095-99
lactifolium
5
75cm/30” 45cm/18”
gr
Striking Bamboo-like variegated foliage, and flower heads
resembling oats, which look great even through the winter.
FESTUCA - Fescue
Rounded clumps of grassy foliage, evergreen in milder regions. Tall spikes of wheat-like seedheads in summer. Cut back to 4” in spring. Talle arrondie de feuillage lancéolé,
persistant dans les climats doux. Produit de long épis semblables à ceux du blé en été. Rabattre à 10 cm au printemps.
096-39
glauca ‘Elijah Blue’
5
30cm/12” 25cm/10”
gr
Striking, steel blue foliage accents the garden beautifully as it
grows in neat dense clumps. Rugged and hardy; it makes a great
landscape plant.
HAKONECHLOA - Japanese Forest Grass
Slow growing mounds excellent for shade and add tropical effect to gardens. Monticule de feuillage d’allure tropicale. Croissance lente. Excelle à l’ombre.
096-54
macra
5
40cm/16” 60cm/24”
gr
Beautiful cascading dark-green foliage. Prefers shady areas and
rich organic soil.
096-57
macra ‘All Gold’
5
40cm/16” 60cm/24”
gr
Brighten a shady location with this bright golden mound of graceful
cascading foliage that changes to a bright scarlet red in the fall.
096-58
macra ‘Aureola’
5
40cm/16” 60cm/24”
gr
A MoriStar favorite, it draws attention with its graceful, cascading
habit and golden-variegated foliage.
IMPERATA - Blood Grass
Upright clumps of green turn blood red by the fall. Remove any green shoots. Talle de feuillage dressé, vert rougeâtre devenant graduellement rouge en automne.
Éliminer toutes les pousses vertes
096-79
cylindrica ‘Red Baron’
7
50cm/20” 45cm/18”
gr
With a bright green base, this grass has burgundy tips, which
intensify more through the summer into the fall turning blood-red.
LIRIOPE
A low upright mound of evergreen foliage that adds colour to a shady area. Monticule de feuillage persistant. Excellant pous l’ombre.
096-85
muscari ‘Big Blue’
7
20cm/8”
40cm/16”
gr
Low clumps of dark-green grass-like foliage, which bears spikes of
tiny, deep-blue flowers.
MISCANTHUS - Silver Maiden Grass
Upright, vase shape. Feathery plumes held above foliage dry to tan and remain attractive into winter for year round interest. Cut back to ground in spring.
Port érigé à évasé. Les épis plumeux qui s’élèvent au-dessus du feuillage deviennent beige en séchant et enjolivent le jardin en hiver. Rabattre au sol au printemps.
097-09
x Giganteus
4
40cm/16” 120cm/48”
wi, gr
This variety stands upright at almost 16 feet tall, with feathery
plumes held above tan foliage. Perfect for planting as a specimen,
border or mass planting.
097-14
sinensis ‘Adagio’
4 100cm/40” 90cm/36”
wi, gr
This upright variety displays feathery, pink-tinged plumes that turn
creamy white by fall, held above silvery-green blades of foliage.
097-19
sinensis ‘Gracillimus’
4 180cm/72” 90cm/36”
wi, gr
This consistently popular variety stands upright, with narrow
green, silver-veined foliage. In the fall, it displays it’s beautiful
coppery-pink plumes.
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097-38
097-35
097-29
097-31
097-19
097-14
094-57
096-58
096-57
096-39
095-70
095-99
095-65
LEGEND
HEIGHT AT MATURITY
SHADE
dr
DROUGHT TOLERANT
cu CUT FLOWERS
DEER RESISTANT
SPREAD AT MATURITY
NATIVE SPECIES
PART SUN
FULL SUN
gr
GROUND COVER
ROCK GARDEN
fr
ATTRACTS BUTTERFLIES/BEES
ro
FRAGRANT
wi WINTER INTEREST
ATTRACTS HUMMINGBIRDS
GRASSES
MORI #
sun
zone
attributes
description
MISCANTHUS - Silver Maiden Grass (continued)
097-26
sinensis ‘Morning Light’
4 150cm/60” 75cm/30”
wi, gr
This graceful variety displays a sturdy, compact habit of narrow
green foliage with very fine white variegation. In the fall it displays
it’s beautiful coppery-pink plumes.
097-29
sinensis ‘Purpurescens’
4 150cm/60” 90cm/36”
wi, gr
Feathery, soft-pink plumes in summer, turn to silver in the fall. A
beautiful display above dark green foliage that turns fiery orange.
097-31
sinensis ‘Sarabande’
4 180cm/72” 90cm/36”
wi, gr
Attractive bronze-gold plumes are displayed over a cascading
mound of narrow dark green blades of foliage.
097-35
sinensis ‘Strictus’
4 200cm/80” 90cm/36”
wi, gr
Large, feathery soft-pink plumes are held atop upright, green blades
of foliage, that is banded with yellow. Turns to tan shades in fall.
097-38
sinensis ‘Variegatus’
5 240cm/96” 90cm/36”
wi, gr
This variety displays large, deep-pink plumes over a cascading
mound of green and white variegated foliage.
097-39
sinensis ‘Huron Sunrise’
4 180cm/72” 90cm/36”
wi, gr
This variety displays large burgundy plumes in late summer and
into fall, over top of graceful green foliage, with silver midribs.
097-41
sinensis ‘Zebrinus’
4 480cm/188” 120cm/48”
wi, gr
Big coppery plumes are displayed over cascading green foliage that
is banded yellow. Turns light tan shades in the fall.
097-43
sinensis ‘Little Dot’
4
wi, gr
Silver feathery plumes stand over an upright mound of green foliage
that is banded with yellow, that turns to light tan shades in fall.
Similar to Strictus, but more upright in habit.
90cm/36” 60cm/24”
OPHIOPOGON - Mondo Grass
Slow growing tidy evergreen clumps provide excellent colour in the garden. Talle de feuillage persistant au coloris unique. Croissance lente.
Tidy clumps of deep purple-black foliage produce lilac-pink flowers
gr, cu
097-52 planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’
6 20cm/8” 20cm/8”
provide excellent contrasting colour in the garden.
PANICUM - Switch Grass
Name comes from peaceful swishing noise in the wind. Tough and sturdy plants. Salt tolerant. Son nom vient du bruit appaisant provoqué par le vent dans les feuilles.
Plante robuste et résistante. Tolère le sel.
097-58
virgatum ‘Dewey Blue’
4 200cm/80” 90cm/36”
dr
Light beige flowers over exceptional blue foliage, that exhibits
fountain-like arching habit.
097-60
virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’
4 200cm/80” 90cm/36”
dr
A compact clump of upright metalic-blue foliage which redden to
burgundy at the tips in the fall and carry tiny green flowers in the
summer.
097-61
virgatum ‘Prairie Sky’
3 120cm/48” 75cm/30”
dr
Steel-blue flowing foliage brightens to golden yellow and fades to
tan in the fall. Expect stems of tiny green flowers late summer,
which are great for fresh, or dry arrangements.
097-62
virgatum ‘Shenandoah’
3 120cm/48” 75cm/30”
dr
A mass of thin, flowing green foliage, the tips changing sporadically
to deep red are accompanied by stems of tiny reddish flowers in
august.
097-65
virgatum ‘Thundercloud’
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4 240cm/96” 120cm/48”
dr
This mound of upright foliage with tan and light pink panicles has
a sturdy habit, which makes it a dependable addition to any garden
or landscape.
PENNISETUM - Fountain Grass
Upright arching clumps bear long bottlebrush-like plumes. Cut to ground in spring. Talle de feuillage dressé puis arqué, qui s’orne de longs plumeaux cylindriques.
Rabattre au sol au printemps.
097-69
alopecuroides ‘Hameln’
5
90cm/36” 75cm/30”
dr, ro
097-75
setaceum ‘Rubrum’
8
75cm/30” 45cm/18”
dr
Thin red-purple arching leaves under red foxtail plumes make this
annual fountain grass a showy focal point in any container or
garden.
097-76
alopecuroides ‘Red Head’
5
90cm/36” 90cm/36”
dr
This popular fountain grass has a large mound of tall flowing green
foliage under a spears of pale-pink flowers
3
90cm/36” 90cm/36”
dr
A clump of upright compact white and green variegated foliage
which developes a pink tinge in cooler temperatures.
A compact mound of lush green flowing foliage bearing bottlebrush
spikes of fluffy white flowers. Great in dried flower arrangements.
PHALARIS - Ribbon Grass
097-85
arundinacea ‘Strawberries &
Cream’
SCHIZACHYRIUM - The Blues
Clump forming native selections with distinctive upright flowers. Tolerates wide range of soil conditions. Thrives when neglected. Cut back to ground in spring.
Graminée indigène formant un talle ornée de beaux épis dressés. Tolère diverses conditions de culture et prolifère même quand on la néglige. Rabattre au sol au printemps.
097-89
scoparium ‘Prairie Blues’
3
90cm/36” 90cm/36”
dr
Bright grey-blue thin foliage that changes to red-orange in the fall
months topped with red stems and bright flowers in the fall!.
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097-75
097-41
097-89
097-52
097-26
LEGEND
097-26
097-39
097-61
097-65
HEIGHT AT MATURITY
SHADE
dr
DROUGHT TOLERANT
cu CUT FLOWERS
DEER RESISTANT
SPREAD AT MATURITY
NATIVE SPECIES
PART SUN
FULL SUN
gr
GROUND COVER
ROCK GARDEN
fr
ATTRACTS BUTTERFLIES/BEES
ro
FRAGRANT
wi WINTER INTEREST
ATTRACTS HUMMINGBIRDS
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