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. 3" pot. Calamagrostis brachytricha Sun Exposure: Shade/Partial Shade/Full Sun Height/Habit: Up to 4' when in flower Spread: 18 - 24" Spacing: 24 - 40"
Kochia Scoparia is a hardy and drought-tolerant foliage plant grown as ornamental as well as forage plant Thin and finely cut leaves of Kochia add to its ornamental value! Seeds are used in Japanese cuisine to produce a garnish called tonburi (Land caviar). Zones 2 to 10. Foliage: Green through to red!
.Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'Finally, an ornamental grass that thrives in the shade! The lime-and-white variegated foliage of the Japanese forest grass cascades beautifully at the edge of a flower bed in the darkest corners of your garden. An added bonus -- the foliage turns shades of pink in the fall. Zones 5-9.
Prairie Blues Bluestem - Deciduous, clumping grass with gray-blue foliage that turns salmon orange in the fall. Flower spikes emerge above the foliage, displaying downy white seed heads that persist into fall. Good ground-cover for massing or effective specimen in borders and rock gardens.
Ornamental grass is the perfect way to add texture, movement and mass to your landscape with little effort. Muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris), a native ornamental grass, has all the classic characteristics of other popular grasses–uniform shape, pleasing foliage color and toughness to weather conditions. But what sets this grass apart from the others is the way the delicate pink plume seed heads appear in late summer and completely envelop the foliage.