Decorative Grasses

Decorative Grasses

Grasses are the perfect low maintenance plant. They have low spread and add height to any landscape. They come in a wide variety of heights sizes and textures and do great in the Winnipeg climate.

reed canary grass

New growth in spring features stripes of pink, green and cream. Heat tolerant. Good in patio pots. May become invasive.

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117

Northwind Switch Grass

A dark green, upright, rigid clumping selection with the unique flower stalks placed in the center of the clump of foliage. Most of the seed heads are situated in the middle of the clump, rather than arching away from it like most other grasses. 'Northwind' blooms in late summer and is a fast grower.

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114

Huron Sunrise Maiden Grass

A profusely blooming variety; green leaves with a silver midrib form beautiful clumps; gorgeous burgundy plumes in late summer and fades to cream as they persist into winter, adding tremendous interest; great for massing or large containers

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171

Northern Lights

One of the few ornamental grasses that grows well in shade. It typically forms a low, dense (to 16" tall) of very thin (1/5" wide), arching, flat , dark green grass blades (to 2' long). Numerous flower stems rise in summer from the foliage mound to a height of 3' bearing wide, airy panicles (to 20" long) of tiny, variably-coloured flowers (tones of gold, silver, purple and green)

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289

Dancing Wind

Dancing Wind is an easy care cultivar with a striking display of colourful foliage from late summer until frost. The summer foliage is yellow-green, accented with red. As the season progresses, the foliage reliably turns from red to deep scarlet. ‚Dancing Wind‚ is shorter than its parent plant (Andropogon gerardii ‚Indian Warrior), and tends to stay more upright.

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234

Overdamn Variegated Reed Grass

This Variegated reed grass shares the versatile qualities of the larger green form Karl Foerster, with the additional attribute of shade tolerance. It is very useful in Japanese gardens where a sense of scale is essential.. Compact-sized gross produces striking blades of while and green. Does well in heavy cloy soils.

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300

Strawberries and Cream Feesey Grass

New growth in spring features stripes at pink, green and cream. Heat tolerant. Good in patio pots. May become invasive. Choose a site where this grass can wander freely, or plant in tubs and containers.

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117

prairie dropseed

The Grass 'Prairie Dropseed', is a native American prairie plant. Prairie Dropseed produces a magnificent fountain of fine-textured, emerald green leaves, adding a touch of elegance to any planting.

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214

Heavy Metal Switch Grass

Heavy Metal Switch Grass has a striking metallic blue leaf colour. It has a very upright, erect growth habit and will not fall over in a heavy rain.

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20

Variegated Moor Grass

This lovely variegated form of purple moor grass prefers moist, rich, acid soil in light shade to full sun. In dry locations this grass prefers shade.

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40

Karl Forester

2001 Perennial Plant of the Year. A tall grass with long heads of golden yellow to cream-coloured plumes. Creates an elegant background from summer to fall. Seed heads stand up to winter extremes. Excellent for mass planting, borders and containers.

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300