Plant in full sun to part shade where it can tolerate both drought or frequent irrigation. Nevin Smith says "Open sprays of small, pendant spikelets grace the plant in late summer and fall. longitudinally cream-white striped. Flower stalks arch gracefully above foliage in late spring. An amazing feature about Pampas Grass is that it can live in almost any habitat. The flowers, which rise well above the foliage, are more like those of Sesleria autumnalis with a more elongated spike but these spikes are thicker and have a rose-purple hue. Tolerates wind and coastal conditions. This grass forms wispy tufts to 2 ft tall and as wide of bright green thread-like leaves. Plant not currently in production. 'Azurit' - This blue-silver medium textured fescue is one of our favorites because it seems to have the best summer color of the blue fescue. This cultivar has never flowered in the over 20 years we have had it in our nursery garden and as such, it also had never resseded. Useful along the coast in full sun or light shade inland. The flowers can sometimes reach 7-feet tall at maturity. Native to Asia Minor. "Plant not currently in production, Bamboo - these woody grasses are listed seperately at Bamboo, Bothriochloa barbinodis- Cane Bluestem - This deciduous warm season native grass can be found from the desert to the coast in southern California and as far east as Oklahoma. Festuca amethystina 'April Gruen' - Green Sheep Fescue - A fine textured evergreen low growing (under 1 ft.) blue-green clumping grass. A good groundcover unmowed or mowed. It is drought & salt tolerant and hardy to around 10° F. Melinis nerviglumis - Ruby Grass. Plant in full sun to light shade in most regular to barren well-drained soils with regular, occasional to infrequent irrigation. This plant does not weed out in the garden as P. setaceum does. Plant as an understory for trees or in full sun and cut to the ground in late winter. Outstanding as a background or as an accent plant in corners or in rock gardens. Water occasionally to very little - plants fill in faster and look best when irrigated but this is a drought tolerant grass and is very cold tolerant. Lomandra – The grass-like plants are listed on their own Lomandra Page. Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky'- Blue Switch Grass - A deciduous warm season clump forming grass native to the American prairies. Plant in full sun to light shade. Plant not currently in production. Muhlenbergia reverchonii Undaunted - Ruby Muhly. Nassella tenuissima(Stipa tenuissima) - Texas Needle Grass - A beautiful fine textured clumping grass which occurs naturally from Texas to New Mexico south through Central America to Chile. It is a densely growing rhizomatous grass to 2-3 ft. tall in a dry location, larger if given regular watering. The most common pampas grass material is wood. Great along a path where foliage can be touched. Plants can be used as either a specimen or as a short screening plant. Tolerates a wide range of conditions - wet to dry, sun to shade. In late summer into mid fall appear airy pink flower spikes, arching above the foliage by about one and a half feet. Plant in full sun to light shade. This grass comes from elevations of 3,300-5,000 feet in the Chihuahuan desert from eastern Arizona, New Mexico, South Texas and northern Mexico. This is an elegant looking fescue with leaves that are longer than the typical European fescues for a softer more graceful look. This is the most floriferous cultivar of Pampas Grass: In late summer a single plant can have over 100 flower stalks. Thrives in moist conditions making it useful in waterside plantings. Hardy to <15 degrees F. can really brighten up a pond.Plant not currently in production. Its hardiness in colder climates is unknown. . Molinia may not perform as well in southern California but is so beautiful we feel the need to grow it for those who want to try to push the limits of this beautiful grass's tolerances. This plant remains evergreen in mild climates but is considered semi-evergreen in areas that experience harsher winters. It has blue-green foliage and very attractive short arching flower stalks that age to a golden wheat color. Tolerates a wide range of conditions - wet to dry, sun to shade. Native to Europe.Plant not currently in production, Arundo formosana 'Oriental Gold'(PPAF)- 'Oriental Gold' Giant Reed - Native Chinese selection of the Giant Reed forms large clumps which emerge arching stems of golden yellow foliage. Shop Companion Plants … Neyraudia reynaudiana - Burma Reed. Copyright 2020 © T-Y Nursery, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This rhizomatous grass will grow 1-2 ft. tall. This plant remains evergreen in mild climates but is considered semi-evergreen in areas that experience harsher winters. Started as a mother stock nursery growing for Proven Winners and Euro American … Poa costiniana - Australian Blue Grass - A very nice evergreen clump forming grass to 18 inches tall and as wide with long, thin, weepy silvery-green leaves. Anemanthele lessoniana- (Oryzopsis lessoniana, Stipa arundinacea) A beautiful orange-brown grass from New Zealand that is related to North American grasses such as Indian Rice Grass and the Needlegrass. Hardy Pampas Grass is a more cold-hardy variety of the popular White Pampas Grass. In spring into summer appear the 18 inch tall stalks bearing wheat-colored flowers. Tolerates a wide range of conditions - wet to dry, sun to shade. best when given regular garden watering. Looks best in southern California if given occasional irrigation. Good as a specimen plant or massed in a border planting with contrasting colored and textured foliage. Cut back in fall to midwinter to allow fresh new foliage to emerge in early spring. The variegation fades in bright light and through the season making the variegation a little harder to see but keeping the overall color of the foliage lighter than red fountain grass. The flowers look very attractive in dry arrangements.Plant not currently in production. Tolerant of most soils and irrigation practices from dry to soggy - shorter when kept dry. It is intermediary between these species with blue-green leaves similar to those of Sesleria caerulea but is a taller plant with longer leaves. 'Adagio' - Dwarf Maiden Grass - This warm season grass is the diminutive form of the Maiden Grass or Japanese Silver Grass, Miscanthus sinensis. A deciduous warm-season narrowly upright clump-forming grass native to the American prairies. Pampas Grass grows the best in sun-filled places with somewhat damp ground. Plant not currently in production The flowers of the dwarf pampas grass is the most attractive attribute. It has blue-gray upright foliage to 4-5 ft tall and attractive airy pink tinged flowers in mid-summer. The foliage can blush with warm colors as it goes dormant in late fall after which the plant can be left for ornament or cut to the ground. Be sure to plant your Pampas Grass in growing zones 7 to 11. Although this plant has not proved to be a weed pest in Southern California, there is growing concern about the planting of any species of Cortaderia and care should be excercised when planting this grass in in locations where seed may spred into sensitive habitats. Although not a spectacular flowering grass, this grasses attraction is its pleasing green color and the dainty flower spikes that dance in the wind above the foliage. Cut back to the ground in the winter to give a tidier appearance.Plant not currently in production, Austrostipa ramosissima - Pillar of Smoke - A tall growing cool-season evergreen grass has columnar growth habit to 6 feet tall with bright green foliage and showy flowers that bloom along the inflorescence in such a way that the illusion of a pillar of smoke is created. A great accent or specimen plant and a good cut flower. Water sparingly or regularly. In late summer appear many attractive flower plumes that rise vertically well above the foliage with branchlets bearing tiny shimmering flowers attractively arching over. Excellent for dried Plant in coastal sun or shade and irrigate regularly to only occasionally - considered to be fairly dry growing in the shade and has a good tolerance to poor and limey soils. In late fall and into winter the foliage tips are decorated with masses of small flowers that give the plant a pale pinkish-green cast. Plant in full sun to part shade in most any soil and irrigate regularly to occasionally - can take some periods without water but looks best if irrigated. The cultivar 'Sapphire' is more vigorous and has better disease resistance to rust and other fungal diseases than the species (not much of a problem in drier climates). One of the most attractive ornamental grasses that we grow! This plant is often confused with M. sinensis 'Zebrinus' although from our experience 'Strictus' is a superior plant. The short flower panicles appear in late spring to early summer. The pink tinged flowers emerge in spring on narrow erect panicles held 2 ft. or more above foliage. For the coast it is evergreen and in colder areas it is root hardy to around 0° F (USDA Zone 7). Purple Pampas Grass Seeds Ornamental Plant Flowers Cortaderia Selloana Grass Seeds Bonsai Harden Decoration Home Garden Plant Perennial - 500 Seeds. Tolerant of most soils and irrigation practices from dry to soggy - shorter when kept dry. Plant in full sun with regular garden watering; it will take drought when established. Plant in full sun to light shade. Sesleria autumnalis 'Fineleaf' - Autumn Moor Grass - An evergreen clumping grass that forms neat pale green hummocks (1-1 1/2 ft. tall) from which emerge tight golden flower spikes in spring that fade gracefully through summer and fall. Muhlenbergia dumosa - Bamboo Muhly - An interesting grass from southern Arizona and northern Mexico that looks like a dainty bamboo with its 4-6 feet tall light airy bright green foliage. Native to the Alps and southern Europe. This is a tough heat-loving grass that has performed well in the dry southwest US and in Texas. Perennial grasses will … USDA Zone Info for San Diego… Muhlenbergia pubescens - Soft Muhly - An unusual and attractive medium sized evergreen grass from Mexico growiing to 2 feet tall with velvety soft gray-green foliage reminiscent of the Tower of Jewels (Echium wilpretii). Can be planted in USDA zones as low as 5 and is reportedly resistant to browsing by deer. Expect seedlings of this plant in an irrigated garden. This plant not currently in production. FREE Shipping. Piptochaetium fimbriatum - Pinyon Ricegrass. The flower stalks rise 1-2 ft. above the foliage and are topped with tight congested clusters of flowers. A good fountain grass for the smaller garden or in a container. More tropical looking than P. macrostachyum 'Rubrum.' Needs occasional water and a warm spot - Recovers slowly from even a mildly cold winter and might be better used as an annual. An upright warm-season grass that has foliage to 3 to 4 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide with narrow gray-green leaves. Plant in full sun to partial shade. We have never had this plant produce any seedlings in our gardens or crop areas.Plant not currently in production Water occasionally to very little - plants fill in faster and look best when irrigated but this is a drought tolerant grass and is very cold tolerant. Poa arachnifera - Texas Bluegrass - This Texas cool season native forms 12 inch tall clumps with narrow blue-green leaves. In mid-summer the soft plume-like flower spikes form, rising only slightly above the foilage. Thought to be hardy to USDA 6 (-10° F). Chinese Fountain Grass is a slow spreading rhizomatous grass which forms dense clumps. A long living cool season bunch grass with tight clumps of narrow chalky-blue foliage 12 to 18 inches tall by slightly wider with flowers stalks rising straight up about 6 inches above the foliage in late spring into early summer. It is a little larger and stiffer with a more upright habit than the familiar Pink Muhly (Muhlenbergia capillaris) and it also blooms a little later. Plant not currently in production. Use in mass plantings or as a specimen. Although this plant has not proved to be a weed pest in Southern California, there is growing concern about the planting of any species of Cortaderia and care should be excercised when planting this grass in in locations where seed may spred into sensitive habitats. Pampas Grass found in: Cortaderia selloana 'White', Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Silberspinne', Cortaderia selloana 'Tiny Pampa', Cortaderia selloana .. Buchloe dactyloides 'Buffalo Bill' - Bull Buffalo Grass. tall with soft feathery pink flower spikes rising above the foliage from late spring through fall. A good fountain grass for the smaller garden or in a container. Long silver-gray flower panicles arch gracefully 3 feet over the gray-green foliage. Glyceria maxima 'Variegata' - Variegated Manna Grass - This rhizomatous grass has bright cream-yellow-striped leaves, often flushed pink when young. Although rhizomatous, it spreads slowly and is easily controlled. Best in soils with good drainage and may rot in heavy soils, especially if over irrigated. Muhlenbergia pubescens - Soft Muhly - An unusual and attractive medium sized evergreen grass from Mexico growiing to 2 feet tall with velvety soft gray-green foliage reminiscent of the Tower of Jewels (Echium wilpretii). C x acutiflora cultivars are the result of crossing Calamagrostis epigejos with Calamagrostis arundinacea. Rick Darke says "this grass blooms nearly continuously in cultivation, producing a dense, towering mass of fine-textured inflorescences." Hardy to Zone 4. Good for erosion control and beachside conditions. In mid summer emerger the 2-3' tall narrow wands bearing purplish flowers that fade to reddish brown with age. This cultivar has never flowered in the over 20 years we have had it in our nursery garden and as such, it also had never resseded. In New Zealand this plant has proved to be very adaptable, growing well in fairly dry situations in full sun as well as in understory plantings but it has yet to be tested in gardens in the US. Late summer into fall terminal blooms are light and airy, opening pink and turning a buff color. Unfortunately this plant reseeds extensively in gardens that it has been planted and spreads to areas outside of these plantings. This perennial grass … 'Blausilber' [Blue-silver] - Blue-Silver Fescue - A fine textured blue fescue to 6 in. $2.49. We strive to bring you high quality … An exciting new grass! Makes a good container plant where its invasiveness can be contained. Sesleria heufleriana - Blue-green Moor Grass - This native to southeastern Europe is very similar to blue moor grass (S caerulea) but larger, taller, and a little less blue. Cut back plants to 3-4 inches tall in fall. Plants can be cut It is fairly drought tolerant but this southeastern US grass will likely appreciate occasional irrigation in our dry California climate. Plant not currently in production back to the ground as early as late November or their dormant forms can be enjoyed through the winter. Works well in containers. Since half of the time in San Diego last frost occurs after January 31 be ready to cover your pampas grass in the event of one of those late frosts. Agropyron scabrum - New Zealand Blue Grass - This small grass from New Zealand has chalk grey-blue foliage that lays flat on the ground. Rising above the foliage year-round and are the erect and delicately branched inflorescences with panicles of small spikelets. Unusual color makes this grass useful with other fescues. In late summer the vertical shafts of the flower stalks emerge well above the foliage (to 6+ ft) to show off the pale gray flower spikes tipped with small dark purple flowers. Hardy to USDA zone 5-6 (-20 °F) with some mulch protection required in zone 5. The 3 foot tall flowers stalks rise in mid to late spring, opening into a buff colored haze of flowers that lasts into fall and winter. Brilliant golden foliage with irregular green stripes grace the 8 foot long slightly arching stems. The flowers, which rise well above the foliage, are more like those of Sesleria autumnalis with a more elongated spike but these spikes are thicker and have a rose-purple hue. Plant in coastal sun or shade and irrigate regularly to only occasionally - considered to be fairly dry growing in the shade and has a good tolerance to poor and limey soils. with the upper surfaces of the leaves emerging as mostly green in spring, becoming glaucous-blue by early summer through autumn and winter. A medium-sized grass forming a clump of narrow blue-green foliage 2 to 3 feet tall and in fall the flower stems rise another foot or more above the foliage holding an airy mass of delicate ivory-white flowers that can last through winter depending on the climate. Although drought resistant, plants will look better with occasional irrigation in a well drained soil. Flower stalks arch gracefully above foliage in late spring. Melinis nerviglumis - Ruby Grass. We originally spotted this plant growing at Western Hills Nursery in Occidental, CA where it lit up the section of garden it was growing in. 'Variegatus' - Variegated Japanese Silver Grass - This 5-7 ft. tall grass has bands of white in longitudinal bands along the entire length of the leaf blade and beautiful flowering plumes that rise above the foliage. We currently grow grow the following forms. In cool climates the foliage has a late fall seaonal change of color turning orange, gold and burgundy. Useful along the coast in full sun or light shade inland. Good as a specimen or for accents. This plant has foliage to 4 feet tall with dark wheat colored blloms rising above the foliage in spring and summer. Introduced by Magic Growers Nursery. In mid summer emerger the 2-3' tall narrow wands bearing purplish flowers that fade to reddish brown with age. arrangements. From mid-spring into summer appear the tight narrow gray-green flower spikes with white anthers that rise up to nearly 3 feet tall. 'Sapphire', a new more disease resistant cultivar with wider and bluer leaves called has begun to replace the species. Best to remove flower spikes as this grass produces very viable seed and is a potential weed problem in cultivated areas. A cool season grass that has been, until recently, sold under the name Festuca ovina glauca or sometimes F. cinerea. 'Elijah Blue' - A smaller and tighter medium textured blue fescue that grows to only 8 - 10 inches tall with very nice soft powdery blue color. A great plant in a natural setting or meadow garden. Has high water needs and is best if planted in the a pond or boggy area. F. A great plant for the tropical garden or for large pots. A good plant in the border or the dry garden. Pennisetum 'Burgundy Giant' - Longwood Gardens Introduction - A large evergreen Pennisetum 5-6 ft. tall with red ribbon-like foliage and maroon flower spikes. Poa cita - Silver Tussock. Grass Plant - 4 Yellow Pampas Grass Plants 8-10 INCH Ornamental Grass … It has attractive 1/2 inch thick blue-green stem culms (looking a bit like a bamboo) that have nodes spaced about every 6 inches along the culm and with 1 foot long narrow green leaves held rise upright along the stems. This is a truly a California native selection of this long-lived warm season tufted perennial grass species. Expect some forms to reseed in an irrigated garden and do not use near natural wetlands as there is potential for this plant to become a weed where there is summer moisture. Stipa elegantissima - See Austrostipa Festuca glauca It grows to 12-16 inches tall. Hardy to at least -10 °and useful in USDA Zones 6-10 - some report good in zone 5 (-20 °F) as well. Remains semi-evergreen in our mild climate. Plant in full sun to light shade in most any soil and irrigate occasionally to infrequently. The flower spikes, as they poke up 1 foot above the foliage in August, appear black. Plant in full sun to light shade. A showy upright growing warm season grass to 3 to 4 feet tall with leaf blades variegated with longitudinal narrow stripes of white, green and burgundy, imparting a candy-cane-like appearance to the new foliage. Unusual color makes this grass useful with other fescues. This plant is often confused with M. sinensis 'Zebrinus' although from our experience 'Strictus' is a superior plant. Standard pampas grass makes for an impressive specimen in large landscapes; but many urban spaces can’t accommodate its immense size. Plant in full sun and water occasionally. See more ideas about Pampas grass, Grass wedding, Wedding decorations. 812 260-2148 | X. Water sparingly if at all. As the season progresses a cranberry-red color progressively works down towards the leaf base . Our thanks to John Greenlee for this grass, what he calls "the best Miscanthus for the West". Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' - Variegated Reed Grass - Evergreen grass with variegated foliage to 3' tall. Looks best with an occasional watering. They are often included with grasses in descriptive lists. Water sparingly or regularly. Plant in full sun. Plant in full sun to light shade and water regularly. Muhlenbergia 'Pink Flamingo' - Pink Flamingo Muhly. 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