• "Summer" Alfalfa

    This is only marginally winter hardy, but grows more rapidly than normal alfalfa. As an annual green manure, "Summer" alfalfa can produce up to 10 tons of organic matter per acre. Long taproots break up compacted soil and bring up subsurface minerals. High nitrogen fixation and great bee forage. Sow early to midspring or in late summer (best time for weed competition), 1/2 lb./1,000 sq.ft. (15-20 lb./acre) alone. Use half this rate when mixed with grain/grass. Inoculate with for best performance. Avg. 175,000 seeds/lb.

  • All Gold Hakonechloa macra Golden Hakone Grass Plant

    All Gold Hakonechloa macra Golden Hakone Grass Plant

    Brighten the shade naturally with this splendid Golden Hakone Grass, an upright, vigorous cultivar that grows slowly but surely into a large, magnificent clump. 'All Gold' is the most spectacular Hakonechloa yet, delighting with its exquisite foliage color and its elegant habit.Less cascading and far brighter than 'Aureola,' 'All Gold' adds gleaming yellow tones to the shade. This slow grower shows its best color in partial sun, but grows readily in any moist soil, even dense shade (where it will be more chartreuse than golden). In late summer to early fall, tiny russet-brown flower spikes top the plant. These may…

  • Annual Rye Grass Cover Crop

    Annual Rye Grass Cover Crop

    Lolium multiflorum Sow seed September through November. Nicely adapted to slightly acid to neutral soils. Slow initial growth, but forms a thick stand in the spring. Approximately 18–30 inches tall. Well adapted to late fall sowing. Has excellent root mass, and makes for a good forage grass. Recommended seeding rates: 1 pound per 1000 square feet; 20–25 pounds per acre.

  • Aurea Carex elata Bowles' Golden Sedge Plant

    Aurea Carex elata Bowles' Golden Sedge Plant

    (Syn. C. stricta 'Aurea.') Bowles' Golden Sedge is among the loveliest choices for the shade. So tolerant of wet soils that it will grow in up to 3 inches of water, it also thrives in ordinary moist environments. The golden leaves are thinly edged in dark green, a glowing presence even in dense shade. Left alone by deer and eager to naturalize, it is superb for erosion control on slopes, indispensable to waterside plantings, and a problem-solver for poorly draining soils. Insignificant tan blooms do not detract from its beauty. Zones 5-9.

  • Banana Boat Carex Broad-leafed Sedge Plant

    Banana Boat Carex Broad-leafed Sedge Plant

    Like dozens of colorful streamers, the long, slender leaves of this exciting Sedge flutter in the breeze, welcoming visitors to the shade garden with an eye-catching flurry of gold and green! Far and away the most attractively variegated Carex we have ever grown, 'Banana Boat' is awash in glorious color spring to frost!'Banana Boat' leafs out when the weather warms up in spring, making it a fine choice for underplanting spring-blooming bulbs such as Daffodils and Tulips. The leaves are about an inch wide, making them among the broadest in the Carex family. And they're bright gold, with dark green…

  • Black Mondo Grass Plant

    Black Mondo Grass Plant

    One of the few "black-leaved" plants in existence, this isn't "officially" a grass, but its habit and garden use merit its consideration for edging and other landscaping uses. Black Mondo Grass is tolerant of shade, very attractive, and trouble free in most settings. Rely on it to add dramatic color to the border, garden path, or accent plantings.Just 6 inches high, this plant spreads about a foot wide, with long, slender, elegant leaves of a purple so dark they appear black. It sets small, bright pink blooms in summer, followed by glossy black berries that remain through autumn into winter,…

    One of the few "black-leaved" plants in existence, this isn't "officially" a grass, but its habit and garden use merit its consideration for edging and other landscaping uses. Black Mondo Grass is tolerant of shade, very attractive, and trouble free in most settings. Rely on it to add dramatic color to the border, garden path, or accent plantings.Just 6 inches high, this plant spreads about a foot wide, with long, slender, elegant leaves of a purple so dark they appear black. It sets small, bright pink blooms in summer, followed by glossy black berries that remain through autumn into winter,…

  • Blazing Stars Floristan White

    Blazing Stars Floristan White

    Welcome in the garden or vase, these tall wands of rich ivory arise in abundance on strong, erect 3-foot stalks. Happy in full sun or part shade, Floristan White remains attractive long after its midsummer bloom, with fresh, grasslike foliage staying neat and colorful well into fall.A hardy perennial that blooms reliably and attracts butterflies to the garden, this Blazing Stars is a long-lived joy. Pkt is 50 seeds.

  • Blonde Ambition Grama Grass

    Blonde Ambition Grama Grass

    Chartreuse-beige, flag-shaped flowers appear in midsummer and float horizontally in the breeze like billowing sails, above attractive blue-green foliage in borders and naturalized settings. Watch them turn to blonde seed heads on 18-24" stems as foliage turns golden brown in fall. Ships in 3" pots. Zones 4-9 Bouteloua gracilis ‘Blonde Ambition’ PP22048

  • Blue Dune Leymus arenarius Blue Lyme Grass Plant

    Blue Dune Leymus arenarius Blue Lyme Grass Plant

    (Syn. Elymus arenarius.) Much more tolerant of heat and humidity than the species, this elegant Blue Lyme Grass naturalizes readily, its stiff blue-gray leaves adding exceptional color to any setting. Topped by pale blue to white flowers that mature to beige in autumn, this deer-resistant, very drought-tolerant grass is superb for soil erosion control and difficult-to-plant heavy soils. Excellent for coastal plantings, it is evergreen in warm climates but benefits from a late-winter trim. Zones 3-9.

  • Bowles' Golden Carex Grass

    Bowles' Golden Carex Grass

    Moisture-loving grass 18-24" tall has attractive yellowgreen thin blades. The tufted arching habit makes this grass perfect for a uniform perennial border. Ships in 3" pots. Zones 5-8 Carex elata ‘Aurea’

  • Buffalo Grass

    Buffalo Grass

    Grows 6 in. tall; forms a thick, rugged blue-green mat. Rarely needs mowing. One-half lb. seeds 250 sq. ft. If the current shipping season is closed, your order will ship at the proper time in the next season.

  • Buffalo Grass Seed

    Buffalo Grass Seed

    Hardy native of the dry prairie states. Dense, blue-green sod grows 6 in. tall. Buffalo Grass is rugged, dependable, and unstoppable. Resists pests and disease. 2 lbs. covers 1,000 sq. ft. $4.99 $2.99 $5.99

  • Burgundy Bunny Pennisetum alopecuroides Dwarf Fountain Grass Plant

    Burgundy Bunny Pennisetum alopecuroides Dwarf Fountain Grass Plant

    Plant Patent #21, 917. A red-tinted sport of the popular 'Little Bunny,' this dwarf Fountain Grass sports carmine foliage among the green all summer, then blazes scarlet from autumn until frost. Everything about it is dimunitive, from its short size to its narrow leaves and dainty cream-colored "bunny tail" blooms. Perfect for containers, accent plantings, and small space gardens, it is an irresistible miniature! Zones 5-9.

    Plant Patent #21, 917. A red-tinted sport of the popular 'Little Bunny,' this dwarf Fountain Grass sports carmine foliage among the green all summer, then blazes scarlet from autumn until frost. Everything about it is dimunitive, from its short size to its narrow leaves and dainty cream-colored "bunny tail" blooms. Perfect for containers, accent plantings, and small space gardens, it is an irresistible miniature! Zones 5-9.

  • Carex 'Fresh Look'

    Carex 'Fresh Look'

    Who would have thought that plain old Sedge could ever look this good? The truth, of course, is that this ornamental grass is far from plain. It delights with lush, glossy foliage that cascades down all sides of the plant and is topped by handsome brown catkins in late spring. The easiest hedge, edging, border, and container choice you will ever make, this variety from seed is quick to bloom and always vigorous.The catkins arise the second year from seed, but even in its first year, the foliage is lush and glossy, reaching 3 to 4 feet high and spreading…

  • Cat Grass Avena sativa

    Cat Grass Avena sativa

    Sometimes our feline pets require grass as an addition to their diet and digestion. Sown like indoor cress and growing almost as quickly, this will provide the greens they need. Germination: 14-30 days, 65-85F. Well-drained soil. 2-4in.

  • Chickling Vetch (AC Greenfix) (OG)

    Chickling Vetch (AC Greenfix) (OG)

    In our field trials, AC Greenfix developed rhizobial nodules after 3-4 weeks, at 6" in height. Very drought tolerant, its grassy, bladed leaf rolls in on itself to conserve moisture in dry conditions. High in crude protein and digestible nutrients for cattle and sheep forage. Do not, however, feed seed as grain because it contains a neurotoxin that can cause serious illness. Seed as early in the spring as the soil can be worked. Early planting encourages weed suppression and gets the stand off to a good start. Broadcast seeding is not recommended. Sow at 50-70 lb./acre with a corn…

  • Chuffa

    Chuffa

    (Cyperus esculentus) This plant is also called Ground Almond or Earth Chestnut. The nutty, sweet tasting, small tubers are quite delicious and produced underground on perennial, grass-like plants. An important food crop in Asia Minor and Egypt since ancient times. This delicacy has been grown for thousands of years; only now is it starting to get popular in America. Contains 25 heirloom seeds

  • Crimson Clover

    Crimson Clover

    Grows to 1-3' and sports striking crimson blossoms in quantity. Where winter is above -10°F (-23.3°C), it is sown in late summer, is dormant in winter, resumes growth in spring, and flowers in May. Crimson clover fixes up to 200 pounds of nitrogen per acre, and prefers well-drained, loam soils with good organic matter content for best results. It is an excellent choice for underseeding as it grows well in the shade of other crops. Easier to incorporate in the spring than Hairy Vetch. Do not use for frost seeding as it won't handle the cold nearly as well as…

  • Crimson Clover (OG)

    Crimson Clover (OG)

    Grows to 1-3' and sports striking crimson blossoms in quantity. Where winter is above -10°F (-23.3°C), it is sown in late summer, is dormant in winter, resumes growth in spring, and flowers in May. Crimson clover fixes up to 200 pounds of nitrogen per acre, and prefers well-drained, loam soils with good organic matter content for best results. It is an excellent choice for underseeding as it grows well in the shade of other crops. Easier to incorporate in the spring than Hairy Vetch. Do not use for frost seeding as it won't handle the cold nearly as well as…

  • Diamond Grass

    Diamond Grass

    This jewel’s name comes from the way the morning light sparkles as it catches the dew. This stately grass has a graceful upright habit. It even performs well in shade. A wonderful focal point for beds, borders or even pots! Grows up to 4' tall. Ships in 3" pots. Calamagrostis brachytricha Height: 4' Zones: 4-10 Bloom Time: Late Summer to Fall Light: Full Sun to Full Shade

  • Eulalia Grass New Hybrid

    Eulalia Grass New Hybrid

    One of the easiest and most adaptable Fountain Grasses, this Oriental hybrid sports long, silky tresses of shining silvery-cream all summer long. In autumn, the cold weather turns them deep gold, for a long-lasting colorful display in the landscape or the vase!Reaching 6 to 7 feet tall and spreading 3 feet wide in the sunny garden, this perennial is useful as a screen, hedge, or specimen planting. The foliage is dark green at the bottom, shading to rich russet near the top of the slender, erect stalks. The plumes arch over slightly, creating a lovely rippled effect in the breeze.…

  • Fall Green Manure Mix

    Fall Green Manure Mix

    This ready-made mix is comprised of winter rye, field peas, ryegrass, crimson clover and hairy vetch. Vigorous late summer growth provides winter erosion control. The peas, clover and ryegrass will winter kill to provide organic matter and soil cover. The hairy vetch and winter rye will regrow in the spring to provide nutrients for crops to utilize. Because the seeds of this mix vary in weight and size, it is best seeded with a grain drill. Sow at 50 lb./acre or 1 1/2 lb./1,000 sq.ft. for best performance. Avg. 40,000 seeds/lb.

  • Fiber Optic Grass Live Wire

    Fiber Optic Grass Live Wire

    What fun this Fiber Optic Grass is -- a whimsical little plant that also happens to be a year-round bloomer indoors and a boggy-soil lover outdoors! Use it in the children's garden, containers of all sorts, and in those damp garden spots where less rugged plants are unhappy.Just 6 to 8 inches high, this grass sets long, slender green stems, at the very end of which is a tiny, round silver bloom. They really do look like fiber optic strands, especially when the occasional stem bends or twists across the others, like a tangle of cables! The little blooms arise…

  • Fountain Grass

    Fountain Grass

    A showy ornamental with slender, 2-foot leaves and silvery-rose flower plumes borne from July through September. A robust performer in the garden, this rare grass provides many years of graceful garden beauty, as well as a wealth of material for cutting. Grow in full sun. Zones 5-9. 1-quart container.

  • Fubuki™ Hakenochloa Japanese Forest Grass Plant

    Fubuki™ Hakenochloa Japanese Forest Grass Plant

    Plant Patent 21,757. Cultivar name: 'Briform'A magnificent Japanese Forest Grass with bold spiky texture, creamy-white stripes in spring and summer, and flushes of pink in autumn, Fubuki™ is the ideal edging, container subject, border standout, or foundation trim. This slow-growing shade lover will be one of the highlights of your garden, offering unusual beauty season after season.Just 8 to 12 inches high and up to 18 inches wide, Fubuki™ forms a mound of long, spiky leaves with a somewhat cascading habit. The name means "snowstorm" in Japanese, and the white stripes really do stand out beautifully in the shade. They…

  • Golden Chain Giant Reed Grass

    Golden Chain Giant Reed Grass

    Spectacular ornamental grass that’s smaller and less aggressive than the Arundo species, great for smaller landscapes! Its beautiful variegation, green with gold margins, keeps its vivid color all season and even into winter. Warmer climates will enjoy copper-colored panicles that appear in mid-fall. Grows 5-7' tall. Ships in 3" pots. Zones 6-10 Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’

  • Golden Hakone Forest Grass

    Golden Hakone Forest Grass

    Green and bright yellow leaves form glowing mounds just 12-14" tall. Plant it along the edge of a border or pathway, tuck it into a rock garden or patio planter to admire its graceful arching habit. Tolerates shady areas. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 5-9 Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’

  • Golden Hakone Grass Plant

    Golden Hakone Grass Plant

    I have to be blunt with this one: if you are looking to edge your walkway, put in some nice accents for the shade, or toss a few colorful containers around the patio, Golden Hakone Grass deserves your close attention! So much more interesting than the ubiquitous Liriope, this is a grass with color, form, and attitude to spare!Just a foot tall and wide, Golden Hakone Grass forms a bushy tuft of slender, pointed leaves held up and out, so that they cascade down (but don't "go limp" like that tired old edging your mother had along the driveway for…

  • Grasses Color Grass Collection

    Grasses Color Grass Collection

    Attractive blend of four colorful ornamental grasses. Easy to grow and quickly establish in borders or containers, each adding a different color and texture to your garden. Z8-9. Germination: 30-200 days, 70-80F. Well-drained soil. 8-24in.

  • Grasses Hordeum jubatum

    Grasses Hordeum jubatum

    Splendid grass variety which the gardening press are tipping as 'one to grow', so in response to popular demand, we have added it to our catalog! Bushy clumps of green, sword-like foliage are quickly topped by silvery-pink, feathery plumes which 'glisten' as they wave in a breeze. Superb as a feature plant in a container or added to borders. Germination: 14-21 days, 65-85F. Well-drained soil. 20-24in.

  • Grasses Lagurus ovatus

    Grasses Lagurus ovatus

    Soft, fur-like, silky heads with grace and beauty. Germination: 14-21 days, 65-85F. Well-drained soil. 18in.

  • Grasses Millium effusum 'Aureum'

    Grasses Millium effusum 'Aureum'

    An attractive form of millet grass with amazing golden-yellow foliage that looks spectacular planted in lightly shaded borders or containers. Z6-9. Germination: 30-200 days, 70-80F. Well-drained soil. 18-24in.

  • Grasses Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

    Grasses Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

    More commonly known as Black Mondo Grass. Rarely offered as seed, creates a spectacular feature plant in borders or containers, and a perfect planting partner for Millium effusum 'Aureum'. Produces approx. 60% truly black with the rest an attractive dark green shade. Z6-10. Germination: 30-200 days, 70-80F. Well-drained soil. 6-12in.

  • Grasses Ornamental Annual Grasses Mixed

    Grasses Ornamental Annual Grasses Mixed

    An incomparable selection for the garden and flower arranging. Germination: 14-21 days, 65-85F. Well-drained soil.

  • Gurney’s Healthy Lawn Grass Seed

    Gurney’s Healthy Lawn Grass Seed

    Grow turf so tough it can be used on football fields or playgrounds — and yet it’s easy to maintain. An improved, finer-leaf variety of turftype tall fescue, it’s also heat and drought tolerant. Resistant to common lawn bugs, it eliminates thatch and chokes out weeds. This dark green grass can take whatever you dish out, including mowing it as low as 1 in. tall. It requires little nitrogen, saving money on fertilizers, and needs less watering than bluegrass or ryegrass. For seeding new lawn, 6 lb. will cover approx. 1000 sq. ft. Not for use in pastures. If the…

  • Hakone Forest Grass

    Hakone Forest Grass

    Bring the mystique of a quiet wooded forest to your own yard with this attractive ornamental grass. Let its graceful, arching habit soften harsh stone walls or delicately spill over containers and borders along shaded pathways. Its allure continues through fall as the bright green foliage turns a lovely orange. Reaches 12-18" tall at maturity. Ships in 3" pots. Zones 5-9 Hakonechloa macra

  • Hakonechloa macra Japanese Forest Grass Plant

    Hakonechloa macra Japanese Forest Grass Plant

    Its cascading foliage resembling a tiny waterfall, Japanese Forest Grass is a splendid ornamental grass for the shade. The leaves are pale green and very lush, arising in a many-layered fashion on slow-growing plants. And in autumn, the foliage turns a bright shade of orange!This handsome grass sets its foliage in an arching habit, so that the leaves lie over and downwards, adding lovely texture to any setting. Make them tumble over rocks or ripple downwards on a slope. When planted en masse, they contribute stunning texture to the garden.Reaching 12 to 18 inches high and wide, this grass is…

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    Henry Field's® Premium Grass Seed Mix

    This improved turf-type tall fescue variety is the ideal grass for both commercial and residential use. Outstanding low maintenance characteristics and heat and drought tolerance give it the enhanced durability needed to stand up to ball field use. Home landscapes benefit from its pest and thatch resistance as well as its ability to choke out troublesome weeds. Requires little nitrogen and less water than blue and rye grasses. Plus,it easily withstands low mowing —down to 1 in. Rich dark green color. For seeding new lawn, 6 lbs. will cover approx. 1000 sq. ft. Not for use in Pastures. $4.99 $2.49

  • Herb Lemon Grass

    Herb Lemon Grass

    A real delicacy, superb in Chinese cuisine and stir fries. Also used for perfume, oil and medicine. Germination can be slow. Z11. 5ft. 110 days.

  • Huron Star Miscanthus sinensis Grass Plant

    Huron Star Miscanthus sinensis Grass Plant

    Plant Patent 22,468'Huron Star' is an improvement in so many ways over older varieties! It is decidedly more colorful, both in flowering stems and in fall foliage. It has a sturdier, more upright habit, with no flopping. And the foliage, very subtly striped up the center of each long, slender leaf, is compact and neat.The foliage has a vase-like form, very handsome in the spring and early summer garden. My mid- to late summer, the blooms are beginning to arise on tall, dark purple stalks. Held well above the foliage, they turn from coppery amber to fluffy, creamy white by…

  • Hybrid Pearl Millet (F1)

    Hybrid Pearl Millet (F1)

    Pearl Millet is a tall, erect bunchgrass that will grow 6-15' in height. It is high in protein, highly digestible, and free of prussic acid. Commonly used for hay, pasture, and silage for feeding cattle, horses, goats, and other livestock, it is also a very good green manure. Well adapted to low soil moisture, low fertility, and high temperatures. Does not germinate well in cool soils; plant only once soil has warmed. Avg. 60,000 seeds/lb.

  • Ice Dance Carex Grass

    Ice Dance Carex Grass

    Attractive sedge grass brightens shady borders and pathways with its green and silver-white variegated foliage as the plants seemingly knit together across the landscape. Foliage is evergreen in warm, southern climates. Grows 12-15" tall. Ships in a 2" pot. Zones 5-9 Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’

  • Juncus 'Javelin'

    Juncus 'Javelin'

    Well, here's a turn-up for the books: a beautiful spiky ornamental grass that stays stiff, symmetrical, and colorful all winter and grows in any level of moisture from very dry to standing water! 'Javelin' is an elegant Rush that adds superb winter texture to any landscape and needs very little attention after the first season.This plant reaches 4 to 5 feet tall but only 18 to 20 inches wide. You might think with all that vigor and adaptability, it would spread at will, but it keeps itself compact and slender. The spikes are finely pointed, sturdy, and tightly packed on…

  • Karley Rose Pennisetum orientale Oriental Fountain Grass Plant

    Karley Rose Pennisetum orientale Oriental Fountain Grass Plant

    Plant Patent #12,909. Selected from more than a thousand seedlings, Karley Rose was the clear winner for greater hardiness, darker foliage, deeper bloom color, longer season, and larger inflorescence! The rich, dusty-red flowers in massive panicles arise from May till frost on top of vigorous plants 3 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide.The blue-green foliage stays fresh over a long season, making this Oriental Fountain Grass a standout in any setting. This sun-loving variety is not fussy about soil. Zones 5-8. 3-inch pot.

  • Lemon Grass

    Lemon Grass

    An essential herb for Asian cuisine, the leaves and stems of lemon grass can be used fresh or dried to impart a distinct lemon flavor. It also makes a wonderful ingredient for hot teas.This clump-forming perennial resembles an ornamental grass with its cane-like stems arrising from a central base. The lemon-scented, linear, strap leaves reach 3 feet long, falling over at the tip.Lemon grass thrives in moist soil and full sun, growing 3 to 5 feet tall. Grow in containers so that the plant can be moved indoors during winter.

  • Lemon Grass West Indian (Plants)

    Lemon Grass West Indian (Plants)

    Compared with seed-grown East Indian Lemon Grass, the stalks are larger and more bulbous at the stem base. These bare-rooted plants can be potted up or planted directly in the ground. When mature, each plant will produce at least 6-12 harvestable stalks, and will regrow when cut back to just above the soil line. Complete growing and harvesting instructions are included with each order. Plants ship the first week of each month March through June.

  • Lemon Grass, East Indian (Seeds)

    Lemon Grass, East Indian (Seeds)

    Essential oil contains large amounts of citral and geraniol, used for flavorings and perfumes. Medicinal: Tea used to treat digestive problems and fever. Anti-inflammatory. 75-100 days to harvest when started indoors. Avg. 78,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

  • Leymus arenarius 'Blue Grass'

    Leymus arenarius 'Blue Grass'

    A gorgeous perennial grass with clump-forming glaucous, blue, broad, spiky foliage. Looks stunning in borders and makes a spectacular container plant for a sunny patio, spreading vigorously by rhizomes. Germination: 14-21 days, 70F. Well-drained soil. In the 2nd year, tall blue changing to buff flower spikes appear. Z4-9. 24in with a 60in flower spike.

  • Little Zebra Miscanthus Dwarf Zebra Grass Plant

    Little Zebra Miscanthus Dwarf Zebra Grass Plant

    Plant Patent 13,008One of the best plants for winter interest in the garden is also beautiful in spring, summer, and fall -- easy-care Dwarf Zebra Grass! Little Zebra is a new cultivar that keeps its horizontal gold banding right through the summer heat, is shorter and more upright than other varieties, and offers brilliant blooms from late summer right through winter.The "stripes" on this bright green grass are bold, eye-catching, and charming, with no two leaves looking just alike. They create a colorful effect in any setting -- as a screen or barrier planting, along the water's edge, in containers,…

  • Lucerne Sisyrinchium Blue-Eyed Grass Plant

    Lucerne Sisyrinchium Blue-Eyed Grass Plant

    Every garden -- and more important, every gardener! -- deserves at least one plant like 'Lucerne'. It requires absolutely no care after planting, and returns year after year for three solid months of fresh, neat foliage, plus a long season of cheery blue blooms!The sword-like foliage stands straight up and out, 8 to 10 inches tall, creating a neat appearance for edging, the front of the border, or mixed plantings. And beginning in late spring and continuing into summer, deep blue blooms with yellow-starred centers dot the foliage.Blue color is always welcome in the garden, and the wonderful thing about…

  • Monroe White Liriope Plant

    Monroe White Liriope Plant

    A classic but seldom seen Liriope, Monroe White offers gleaming white panicles symmetrically arrayed over narrow, strap-like foliage. This striking plant makes an exquisite specimen or ground cover, and is indispensable to formal plantings, pathways, and other parts of the garden where uniform edging is called for.Monroe White sports evergreen tufts of arching, grass-like green foliage, 12 to 15 inches tall, for either shade or sun. Long white bloom panicles in late summer or early fall are followed by shiny black berries, adding more interest to the garden.Liriope is very easy to grow and needs little care to keep looking…

  • Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Muhly Grass Plant

    Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Muhly Grass Plant

    As summer is winding down and with it your beautiful blooming annuals and perennials, Pink Muhly Grass is springing up -- giant puffballs of cotton-candy pink, so airy you expect a breeze to carry them away! An absolutely showstopping source of late-season color, this native grass is also effortless to grow and tolerant of just about anything Mother Nature throws its way!The grass forms a nice little hedge, edging, or middle-of-the-border ribbon of color from spring through summer, but when the rosy-pink plumes arise on 4-foot stems, it grabs the garden spotlight! These plumes are so finely-cut they look airbrushed…

    As summer is winding down and with it your beautiful blooming annuals and perennials, Pink Muhly Grass is springing up -- giant puffballs of cotton-candy pink, so airy you expect a breeze to carry them away! An absolutely showstopping source of late-season color, this native grass is also effortless to grow and tolerant of just about anything Mother Nature throws its way!The grass forms a nice little hedge, edging, or middle-of-the-border ribbon of color from spring through summer, but when the rosy-pink plumes arise on 4-foot stems, it grabs the garden spotlight! These plumes are so finely-cut they look airbrushed…

  • Naomi Hakonechloa macra Japanese Grass Plant

    Naomi Hakonechloa macra Japanese Grass Plant

    Plant Patent #19,897The breeding revolution in Hakonechloa continues with 'Naomi,' a dreamy yellow-and-green variegated cultivar that turns cool shades of purple and red in autumn. This dwarf is ideal for edging, containers, and mass plantings in part shade!Colorful in every season, this dwarf cultivar begins spring with creamy yellow to pale green foliage, then acquires darker green bands in late spring and summer. In autumn, the leaves sport bright purple-red markings among the yellow and green. Bold and eye-catching, it is a little bit different nearly every time you look at it -- a true pleasure for the shade!Just 10…

  • Nicolas Hakonechloa macra Hakone Grass Plant

    Nicolas Hakonechloa macra Hakone Grass Plant

    Plant Patent #19,898Its colors perfectly matching the autumnal palette, this dwarf Hakone Grass offers brilliant color for the shade. Its autumn hues are spectacular, becoming more intense as the weather grows colder!'Nicolas' is just 10 inches high and 16 inches wide, with solid green, arching foliage in spring and summer. But as soon as the weather cools in fall, the leaves turn orange and red, remaining for many weeks and growing even brighter as the temperature drops.'Nicolas' may remind you ofwith its red tones and fountainous habit. It is much smaller than 'Beni-kaze,' and has more orange in its fall…

  • Northern Sea Oats

    Northern Sea Oats

    At last, an ornamental grass for moist, shady locations! Northern Sea Oats is native to rich woodlands and stream banks from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to Texas and Florida, but thrives almost anywhere in the U.S., regaling you with showy blooms 3 seasons of the year! Birds appreciate its tasty seeds, the foliage looks like bamboo, and the big, loosely held blooms are lovely in fresh or dried arrangements. Northern Sea Oats has something for everyone!This grass remains a neat 2 to 4 feet tall and 18 to 30 inches wide. Beginning in spring and continuing well into fall, the…

  • Ornamental Grass Bunny Tails

    Ornamental Grass Bunny Tails

    This is one of those grasses that you grow first on a whim, then as an integral part of your garden! It's just that irresistible (and easy). And for an annual, it manages to give 12 months or more of beauty when you use its lovely bunny tails as Everlastings! Give it a try this season and you'll see what I mean!The plant itself is neat and compact, just 12 to 20 inches high and about a foot wide. Beginning in early summer, it's topped by chartreuse puffballs, about 2½ inches wide, that really do look like Peter Cottontail rummaging…

  • Ornamental Grass Melinis Savannah

    Ornamental Grass Melinis Savannah

    What a carefree way to landscape the sunny garden, decorate the patio, or fill in those bare spots in bed and border! Melinis Savannah is a very low-maintenance, colorful addition to any setting, with its cool-toned foliage and very long-lasting blooms.In spring the new foliage emerges a bold blue-green, slender and very symmetrical on neat little 6- to 12-inch plants. The leaves are pointed and held straight up, but are soft to the touch rather than spiky. The rich blue-green striping remains even through the hottest days of summer and during fall, keeping Savannah looking as fresh as early spring.Beginning…

  • Ornamental Rice Black Madras

    Ornamental Rice Black Madras

    Have you discovered fun Purple Grass yet?! This ornamental rice is just the ticket for any sunny garden spot. From spring until frost, it sports gorgeous pointed, upright, elegant green leaves generously streaked and shaded with burgundy-purple. They look great in the vase, too. You won't believe how useful and pretty this super-easy annual is!Reaching about 16 inches high and half as wide, Black Madras forms a neat, dense, fountain-shaped plant that looks great for months and months. It's perfect in containers as well as the garden, and makes the ideal mass planting for waterside areas. Use it with your…

  • Peppermint Stick Arundo donax Plant

    Peppermint Stick Arundo donax Plant

    The first-ever Giant Reed Grass that keeps its variegation all summer long even in hot climates, 'Peppermint Stick' is an imposing presence in the sunny garden. A lover of damp, boggy, and even wet soils, it solves the drainage problem in your garden, attracts birds to its lovely bronze-burgundy plumes all autumn and winter, and looks great year-round!This is a fast-growing but never invasive ornamental grass. Expect it to reach 7 to 12 feet tall in full sun to very light shade and moist, even wet, soil. Beginning in early autumn, it is topped by feathery 18-inch plumes that open…

  • Pinky Muhly Grass

    Pinky Muhly Grass

    Forms neat clumps of narrow foliage in spring and summer, then in late summer it becomes one of the most stunning plants around! Airy plumes of cotton-candy pink float above the foliage, and they hold their color until fall is over. Extremely easy, thriving despite heat, humidity, drought, even poor soil! Grows 3' tall and 2 1/2' wide. Zones 6-9 Height: 18-36'' Zones: 6-9 Bloom Time: Late Summer to Fall Light: Full Sun

  • Pumila Cortaderia selloana Pampas Grass Plant

    Pumila Cortaderia selloana Pampas Grass Plant

    With foliage no more than 3 feet tall and plumes to only 5 or 6 feet, this rare, dwarf form of the classic Pampas Grass is suitable for many situations, even small gardens.Flowering the first year after planting, its late summer plumes add distinction when used in the border or as an architectural accent, and make showy dried arrangements.Completely hardy to Long Island, 'Pumila' withstands heat and drought once established. Zones 6 (with protection) -10.

  • Purple Love Grass

    Purple Love Grass

    Bright rose-red spikelets look as if they are glowing when backlit by a warm setting sun. Light green foliage turns a rich bronze color in fall with a slight bluish tint. Makes quite a show when planted en masse in an open meadow or a naturalized garden setting. Forms dense 12-18" clumps and will slowly spread by rhizomes. Ships in 3" pots. Eragrostis spectabilis. Height: 18-24" Zones: 5-9 Bloom Time: Late Summer to Frost Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

  • Ruby Silk

    Ruby Silk

    Great for containers or for use as a cut. Rich burgundy seed heads drape over compact clumps of upright grass. Long bloom time. Keeps its color when dried and looks great in both fresh and dried arrangements. Ht. 18-24". Avg. 105,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

  • Ryegrass

    Ryegrass

    Ryegrass is a great nitrogen scavenger and can assimilate as much as 200 lb./acre/year of nitrogen. Most of that nitrogen then becomes available to subsequent crops, thus saving on fertilizer input. Annual ryegrass is a very competitive winter annual, with good seedling vigor, fast germination (with adequate moisture) and rapid establishment. Annual ryegrass is a bunch grass, yellowish-green at the base, with long glossy green leaves up to 12" each. it will overwinter in certain years. When used as a cover crop, annual ryegrass is killed in the spring before it reaches seed formation stage. Sow from early spring through…

  • Scirocco Gossamer Grass Plants

    Scirocco Gossamer Grass Plants

    Each long, elegant leaf of this lovely grass is tinged with copper and pink tones among the purple-green! Shimmying in the faintest breeze, Gossamer Grass adds texture and movement as well as brilliant color to the sunny to partly shaded garden or container. Add it to your annual garden this year!Gossamer Grass is also known as Pheasant Grass or New Zealand Grass, and is renowned for its bright color, especially in cooler weather. The foliage is delightfully unique and always colorful on this tender perennial, which reaches 14 to 24 inches high and wide. The perfect companion to just about…

  • Shade Champ Grass Seed

    Shade Champ Grass Seed

    Grows well even in full shade, such as on the north side of the house or beneath trees. 1 lb. covers 150 sq. ft. $4.99 $5.99

  • Sucraseed Sweet Silage Grass Seed Mixture

    Sucraseed Sweet Silage Grass Seed Mixture

    High sugar content promotes faster fermentation and reduces risk of spoilage. A stand of Sweet Silage will produce 3-4 silage cuts plus a summer lamb/cattle finishing and has a 40% greater nitrogen conversion rate than red clover. This grass is even environmentally friendly with 24% less feed nitrogen lost in feces and urine. Contains: 50% Aberecho HSG Intermediate Ryegrass, 20% Aberavon HSG Perennial Ryegrass, 20% Aberdart HSG Perennial Ryegrass, and 10% Medium Red Clover. Recommended soil pH: 5.5-8.5. Sow at 25 lb./acre. Best in Zones 4-7. Avg. 200,000 seeds/lb.

  • Sudangrass (Brown Mid Rib) (F1) (OG)

    Sudangrass (Brown Mid Rib) (F1) (OG)

    Brown Mid Rib Sudan grass is a warm-season bunchgrass slightly coarser than Piper. It will produce large amounts of organic matter, cycle nutrients, suppress weeds and loosen soil with its deeply penetrating roots.An excellent catch crop for excess nitrogen, sudangrass reduces nematode and symphylan populations as it decomposes. It grows quickly and needs to be mowed regularly to control height (up to 7 ft.). Great for livestock forage, but should be grazed only when mature and NEVER after a frost due to high levels of glucosides, which convert to prussic acid and are toxic. Plant late spring to early summer…

  • Sudangrass (Piper)

    Sudangrass (Piper)

    Piper Sudan grass is a fine-leaved, warm-season bunchgrass. It will produce large amounts of organic matter, cycle nutrients, suppress weeds and loosen soil with its deeply penetrating roots.An excellent catch crop for excess nitrogen, sudangrass reduces nematode and symphylan populations as it decomposes. It grows quickly and needs to be mowed regularly to control height (up to 7 ft.). Great for livestock forage, but should be grazed only when mature and NEVER after a frost due to high levels of glucosides, which convert to prussic acid and are toxic. Plant late spring to early summer when the soil is warm,…

  • Variegated Cat Grass

    Variegated Cat Grass

    Hordeum vulgare Variegation is all the rage in the garden, and now the most fashion-conscious cats can satisfy their craving for grasses and their discerning eye with this one variety. Speedy from seed and simple to grow, it's excellent for a sunny windowsill or garden beds where your kitty roams. Even if you don't have a feline to pamper, it's a gorgeous ornamental and eager to fill in as a great, contrasting accent plant in containers or beds. When left untouched, plants can reach 2-3 feet. Germination code: (1)

  • Yellow-Eyed Grass Yellow Stone

    Yellow-Eyed Grass Yellow Stone

    What a little charmer for beside the path, filling in that bare sunny spot, or edging the bed and border! Golden-Eyed Grass Yellow Stone is a native North American plant that grows easily, self-sows to return even more lushly with each passing year, and sports large, showy golden blooms to brighten your summer!Yellow Stone is utterly carefree, thriving even in poor or heavy soil, with fresh, slim, rush-like leaves (that may remind you of Mondo Grass) and brilliant star-shaped 3/4-inch blooms. Just 6 to 8 inches tall and 6 inches wide, it's the perfect size for containers as well as…

  • Zebra Grass

    Zebra Grass

    Midsummer foliage develops distinctive golden horizontal bands. Silvery-white plumes appear late summer and last through winter. Grows 4-7' tall, spreads 3-5'. This drought-tolerant accent is exceptional alone, in groupings or dried in arrangements. Ships in 3" pots. Zones 4-9 Miscanthus sinensis ‘Zebrinus’ Not available in FL. Height: 4-7' Zones: 4-9 Bloom Time: Late Summer Light: Full Sun

  • ‘Boulder Blue’ Festuca Grass

    ‘Boulder Blue’ Festuca Grass

    Bright, metallic blue foliage shimmers in sunny borders and rock gardens. In mid to late summer petite seed heads appear on these compact, rounded plants which are great for containers, as they only grow 6-12" tall. Needs adequate water to establish strong root system in its first year, becoming drought and heat tolerant with age. Ships in 3" pots. Zones 4-8 Festuca glauca ‘Boulder Blue’