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General Plant Information

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(Please note that this is NOT a list of our plant material on hand, just plant information)

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W - Z

Germander

Teucrium chamaedrys

This low herb has small green leaves & purple flowers in summer. Great for edging or in a rock garden.

- purple H x W - 1 - 2'

 

    3G    

Ginko Biloba, Maidenhair Tree
Ginko biloba
A tough yet beautiful survivor with a stately pyramidal form. It's unique fan-shaped foliage takes on a warm, golden yellow color in fall.
  H x W - 80'x40'                             1.75"    

Goat's Beard, Dwarf

Aruncus aethusifolius

This great little groundcover has finely dissected foliage & airy white flowers in summer.
- white H x W - 8"  

    2G    

Goldenrod, Fireworks
Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'
Compact, clump-forming plant producing yellow flowers that appear like fireworks over red-tinged foliage.  Blooms August to September.
- yellow                         N   3G    

Grass, Adagio Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'
A smaller Maiden Grass, Adagio is perfect for the smaller garden. Fine silver foliage & pink flowers that turn white. Any of the Miscanthus work well en masse or as a specimen planting.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- pink H x W - 4' 1G    
3G    

Grass, Autumn Light Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Light'
Another striking grass with pink flowers in summer & fall. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- pink H x W - 6 - 8'   2G    
3G    

Grass, Black Mondo
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
Though technically not a grass, this little cutesy has grass - like foliage - of BLACK!! Tiny lavender flowers followed by black bulbils. Needs protection from afternoon sun. Great with pink Geranium.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- lavender H x W - 12" 1G    

Grass, Bluttenwonder Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Bluttenwonder'
Beautiful blue tinged foliage is the highlight of this grass. Silvery tan flowers. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- tan H x W - 4 - 6' 2G    
3G    

Grass, Cabaret Variegated Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'
Considered one of the boldest of the variegated Miscanthus, this grass has leaves of green with creamy - white centers. Blooms late September with a pink tinge. Any of the Miscanthus work well en masse or as a specimen planting.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- pink tan H x W - 8'+ 3G    

Grass, Cosmopolitan Variegated Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cosmopolitan'
Cosmopolitan has wide blades striped with green & white. Upright habit. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- pink H x W - 7' 3G    

Grass, Dallas Blues Switch
Panicum virgatum 'Dallas Blues'
Blue leaves & larger size describe this Switch Grass. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care. Drought - tolerant.
- tan H x W -3 - 7'   N 1G    
3G    

Grass, Dewey Blue Switch
Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'
Blue leaves & fountain like habit characterize this Switch Grass. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care. Drought - tolerant.
- tan H x W -3 - 4'   N 3G    

Grass, Elijah Blue Fescue

Festuca ovina glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Elijah Blue forms striking, small tufts of silvery blue foliage.  Drought - tolerant. See Cultural Info in back for care.
- blue H x W - 6 - 8"   1G    
Grass, Flame
Miscanthus sinensis var. purpurescens
This Miscanthus has beautiful mauve fall foliage and early-blooming, reddish flower heads that turn to tan. Upright habit makes this a good one for smaller areas or en masse.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- white H x W - 4 - 5' 1G    
3G    

Grass, Golden Japanese Forest
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
A grass for the shade garden.  Spectacular bright yellow and green variegated leaves cascade gracefully all in the same direction.
  H x W - 12"x36"                           1G    

Grass, Gracillimus Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
This is the grass typically thought of as Maiden Grass. Graceful narrow leaves are topped by coppery flowers in fall. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- coppery red H x W - 6' 1G    
3G    

Grass, Graziella Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'
This is the grass typically thought of as Maiden Grass. Graceful narrow leaves are topped by white flowers in fall. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- white H x W - 4 - 6' 1G    
3G    

Grass, Hameln Dwarf Fountain
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'
Great for smaller gardens, this short, to 2', grass has cute 'bunny tail' flowers from August - October.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care. Drought - tolerant.
- tan H x W - 2' x2' 1G    
2G    
3G    

Grass, Heavy Metal Switch
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'
This Switch grass has glaucous blue leaves & a very upright habit..*See cultural info at back of catalog for care. Drought - tolerant.
- pink; August - September H x W - 5' N 1G    
3G    

Grass, Japanese Blood (Red Baron)
Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'
This striking grass has blood red leaves, hence the name. Slow grower, no blooms. A must - have.
H x W - 18 - 24" N 1G    

Grass, Karl Foerster Feather Reed

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

This grass features feathery purple flowers changing to yellow on 5' stems in late summer & fall.  Drought - tolerant. See Cultural Info in back for care.
- purple H x W - 4 - 5' x 2'  

1G    
3G    

Grass, Karley Rose Fountain
Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose'
This rather hardy Fountain grass grows to 3'. Smoky rose - pink flowers in early summer. Great contrast with large - leaved plants.
- rose - pink H x W - 3' 3G    

Grass, Korean Feather Reed
Calamagrostis arundinacea 'Brachytricha'

This grass has gorgeous purple blue feathery, foxtail like flowers on 4' stems in late summer & fall. Drought - tolerant. See Cultural Info in back for care.
- purple blue H x W - 4' x 2'     2G    

Grass, Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'
This native grass has very blue upright foliage on a compact plant. Thrives in heat & humidity.  Very tolerant of poor conditions.
H x W - 2 - 3' x 1 - 2' N 3G    

Grass, Little Bunny
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny'
Petite, tuft-forming plants with flat leaf blades and soft-looking flower spikes in a miniature size.
- blush tan H x W - 12"x12"                            

Grass, Little Kitten Dwarf Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten'
This small and compact grass is perfect for smaller areas or to frame a view without blocking it. Green leaves.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- white H x W - 2 - 3' 3G    

Grass, Morning Light
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
One of the more popular varieties, Morning Light glows with the silvery aura it possesses. Flowers are reddish and come later in fall. Will tolerate light shade.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- red H x W - 4 - 5' 1G    
3G    

Grass, Moudry Fountain
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'
Blackish - purple flowers top this intriguing grass!! Leaves slightly larger and glossier than others.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care. Drought - tolerant.
- black H x W - 3' 3G    

Grass, Overdam Feather Reed

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'

This grass features feathery brown flowers on 4' stems in late summer & fall. Variegated cream & green leaves. Drought - tolerant. See Cultural Info in back for care.
- brown H x W - 5' x 2'   3G    

Grass, Pink Muhly
Muhlenbergia capillaris
This native has green leaves of a nondescript nature until fall when it is absolutely covered in wispy pink flower heads. Spectacular en masse!!*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- pink; mid - late August H x W - 3' x 3' N 1G    
3G    

Grass, Plume (Ravennae)
Erianthus (Saccharum) ravennae
Tallest of the hardy grasses, similar to the non-hardy Pampas grass.  Silvery-white to beige plumes in late summer.
- silvery beige H x W - 12'x7'                       3G    

Grass, Porcupine Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
Almost identical to Zebra Maiden Grass, Strictus has a more upright habit with the same yellow bands on the leaves.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- red H x W - 4 - 5' 1G    
3G    

Grass, Puenktchen Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Puenktchen
This smaller Maiden Grass, also known as Little Dot, has bands on the leaves like Zebra Grass but a much more erect habit..*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- red H x W - 5' 3G    

Grass, Rotstrahlbusch (Red Switch Grass)
Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch'
Oldest cultivar and considered the best red with its upright form and green leaves tinged with red that turn bright red in fall.  Spreads slowly.
- maroon H x W - 4'x3'                         N   3G    

Grass, Quaking Oat
Chasmanthium latifolium

A smaller grass with unusual nodding seed heads, Quaking Oat can take some shade. See Cultural Info in back for care.
  H x W - 3'     N 1G    

Grass, Shenandoah Switch
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'
Pretty little grass with wispy flowers typical of Switch grasses. Considered the best red fall color.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care. Drought - tolerant.
- red; August - September H x W - 4' N 1G    
3G    

Grass, Silberfeder
Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'
Silver Feather, one of the most well - known grasses, has silvery plumes with a pale pink tinge..*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- silvery pink H x W - 6 - 8' 3G    

Grass, Sioux Blue Indian

Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue'

This native has striking blue foliage. Drought - tolerant.
- tan H x W - 6' 3G    

Grass, Strawberry and Cream Ribbon
Phalaris arundinacea 'Strawberry and Cream'
Bright emerald-green leaves are nicely striped with creamy white then washed in a pretty pink blush.  Feathery ivory plumes emerge in early summer.
- ivory H x W - 3'x2'                       3G    

Grass, Variegated Maiden (Japanese Silver)
Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'
Probably the most popular variegated Maiden grass, Variegatus has flowers opening red.*See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- red H x W - 6 - 8' 1G    
3G    

Grass, Yaku Jima Maiden
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima'
The dwarf version of Gracillimus, Yaku Jima reaches 3-4' tall. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- pink H x W - 3 - 4' 3G    

Grass, Zebra
Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'
Zebra Grass has horizontal gold bands on green leaves. Stiff, upright habit. *See cultural info at back of catalog for care.
- tan H x W - 5 - 6' 1G    
3G    

 

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