Grasses

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Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'

Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky' - PP23209

Common Name: Red Switch Grass

Blue-green leaves that turn deep red in late spring. Blooms purple flowers in late summer. A native to the U.S., 'Cheyenne Sky' is great in containers and in dried arrangements.


Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'

Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'

Common Name: Switchgrass

Panicum 'Northwind' is a strictly upright grass topped by clouds of bloom in late summer. 'Northwind' is drought tolerant, deer resistant, and nice as a specimen, but especially striking when planted in groups.


Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Common Name: Red Switchgrass

Green foliage with red tips turns wine-colored in the fall. An underused native species with open, airy blooms that are beautiful in dried flower arrangements. Very drought tolerant once established.


Panicum virgatum 'Summer Sunrise'

Panicum virgatum 'Summer Sunrise'

Common Name: Upright Switchgrass

Dense, light pink seed heads set against wide, blue grass blades. In the fall, a pinkish gold color evolves.


Panicum virgatum Prairie Winds® 'Apache Rose'

Panicum virgatum Prairie Winds® 'Apache Rose' - PPAF

Common Name: Switch Grass

Prairie Winds® ‘Apache Rose’ is a strong ornamental grass with a columnar habit that can endure unfavorable weather from summer through winter. This grass produces rose colored grass tips and flower panicles in the fall.  The Prairie Winds® Collection adds graceful texture and movement.


Panicum virgatum Prairie Winds® 'Totem Pole'

Panicum virgatum Prairie Winds® 'Totem Pole' - PPAF

Common Name: Switchgrass

A sturdy, durable ornamental grass that withstands adverse weather conditions. Grey-green leaves form a strictly upright column of steel blue foliage. Golden seed heads in fall.


Panicum virgatum Ruby Ribbons™

Panicum virgatum Ruby Ribbons™ - PP17944

Common Name: Switch Grass

Ruby Ribbons™ is an upright ornamental grass with blue-green foliage in the spring maturing into a gorgeous dark purplish-red color. Flower spikes appear in late summer and persist into winter. 


Pennisetum alopecuroides

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Common Name: Fountain Grass

Reddish-brown feathery spikes resembling foxtails bloom in late summer above attractive mounds of arching, bright green leaves. Creates an excellent fall effect.


Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Cassian'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Cassian'

Common Name: Fountain Grass

Recommended to us as a hardier alternative to 'Hameln'. Slightly taller at 3' tall in bloom, this fountain grass has reliable fall color with varying hues of yellow, orange and red.


Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Common Name: Dwarf Fountain Grass

Silvery-pink foxtail plumes emerge in the summer. An excellent form of fountain grass, this cultivar is more compact and flowers earlier than the species. Creates an awesome effect in mass plantings and in containers.


Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny'

Common Name: Miniature Fountain Grass

Profuse, one-inch plumes cover this miniature grass. Combine with other small-stature blooming perennials like Coreopsis, Scabiosa and Aster to create a sunny meadow garden.


Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head'

Common Name: Fountain Grass

'Red Head' was selected for its earlier flowering and very large blooms. Huge, red bottlebrush plumes appear in mid to late summer measuring 8-10" long. 

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