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CORTADERIA selloana 'Rosea'
(kor-tah-DARE-ee-uh) (sel-oh-AY-nah)
GRCOSR3
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Common Name: Pampas Grass
Description: Striking grass with pink plumes.
Zone: 6
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

CYPERUS albostriatus 'Variegatus'
(sih-PEER-us) (al-bo-stree-AH-tus)
GRCYAB5
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Common Name: Variegated Broadleaf Umbrella Grass
Description: Foliage is streaked in creamy white, as if airbrushed, most noticeable on new growth. Tolerates moist soil, does not appreciate water over its crown.
Zone: 9
Specifics: Full Sun Partial Shade Water Plant

CYPERUS alternifolius 'Variegatus'
(sih-PEER-us) (al-ter-ni-FOL-ee-us)
GRCYAV5
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Common Name: Umbrella Sedge
Description: Bold white variegation.
Zone: 9
Specifics: Full Sun Partial Shade Water Plant

CYPERUS haspan viviparus
(sih-PEER-us) (HASS-pan)
GRCYHV5
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Common Name: Umbrella Sedge
Description: Dwarf version of Cyperus grass.
Zone: 9
Specifics: Full Sun Partial Shade Water Plant

DESCHAMPSIA caespitosa
(des-KAMP-see-ah) (say-spih-TOE-sah)
GRDECA3
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Common Name: Tufted Hair Grass
Description: Showy, dense tufts.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Full Sun

DESCHAMPSIA caespitosa 'Northern Lights'
(des-KAMP-see-ah) (say-spih-TOE-sah)
GRDENL3
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Common Name: Hair Grass
Description: 1998 Bluebird introduction. Highly variegated leaves have pink blush on new growth and in cool weather. A very striking plant that has enjoyed great popularity in the U.S. and Europe since introduced. Difficult to ship in the heat of summer. Available after 3/1.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Full Sun

EQUISETUM hyemale
(ek-wis-SEE-tum) (hy-EH-may-lee)
GREQHY5
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Common Name: Horsetail, Scouring Rush
Description: Hollow, tubular stems. Use beside pools and for Japanese style gardens. Ancient native plant.
Zone: 2
Specifics: Wild Flower Full Sun Partial Shade Water Plant

ERAGROSTIS spectabilis
(err-ah-GROS-tiss) (spek-TAB-il-iss)
GRERSP3
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Common Name: Purple Love Grass
Description: Soft bronze-red inflorescences are soft and subtle in the sunlight appearing in August. Light green foliage in summer turns to a bronzy-red in fall. Irresistible texture plant for the late summer garden. Tolerates sandy and poor soil.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Full Sun

ERAGROSTIS trichodes
(err-ah-GROS-tiss) (trik-OH-des)
GRERTR3
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Common Name: Sand Love Grass
Description: 2010 GreatPlantsTM Grass of the Year! Lovely, delicate, warm season, native bunchgrass with arching seed heads.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Great Plants Wild Flower Full Sun

ERAGROSTIS trichodes
(err-ah-GROS-tiss) (trik-OH-des)
GRERTR5
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Common Name: Sand Love Grass
Description: 2010 GreatPlantsTM Grass of the Year! Lovely, delicate, warm season, native bunchgrass with arching seed heads.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Great Plants Wild Flower Full Sun

FESTUCA cinerea 'Dwarf'
(fess-TOO-ka) (sin-ER-ee-a)
GRFECD3
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Common Name: Fescue
Description: Popular dwarf plants for edging; blue foliage.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Rock Garden Full Sun

FESTUCA glauca 'Elijah Blue'
(fess-TOO-ka) (GLAU-ka)
GRFEEB5
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Common Name: Fescue
Description: Lovely selection with blue color that holds up well throughout the summer. From divisions.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Rock Garden Full Sun

HAKONECHLOA macra 'Aureola'
(hak-on-eh-KLO-ah) (MAK-rah)
GRHAAU5
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Common Name: Golden Japanese Forest Grass
Description: 2009 PPA Plant of the Year! RHS Award of Garden Merit. Arching, golden foliage graces the borders edge or gently cascading over a rock wall. Dainty seed panicles dance above in late summer with reddish-pink foliage tones in fall. Radiant foliage adds brightness to the shaded garden.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Partial Shade Full Shade

HELICTOTRICHON sempervirens
(hel-ik-toe-TRY-kon) (sem-per-VI-renz)
GRHESE8
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Common Name: Oat Grass
Description: RHS Award of Garden Merit. Striking, glaucous foliage; flowers at 5'. Limited. Spring shipping only.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

HELICTOTRICHON sempervirens 'Saphirsprudel'
(hel-ik-toe-TRY-kon) (sem-per-VI-renz)
GRHESA8
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Common Name: Oat Grass
Description: German selection more tolerant of hot, muggy summers than species. Slightly wider blades show off intense blue color. A Ratzeputz introduction. Spring shipping only.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

IMPERATA cylindrica 'Red Baron'
(im-per-AH-ta) (sill-IND-rih-kah)
GRIMCY5
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Common Name: Japanese Blood Grass
Description: Striking accent plant. Spreads by underground stolons, but not usually invasive in colder, northern climates. A great grass, but pick your site carefully. We can ship to the following states only: CA,IL,IN,MA,MI,NE,NV,OH,OK,PA,VA,WA,WI
Zone: 5
Specifics: Full Sun Ground Cover

ISOLEPIS cernuus
(eye-so-LEP-iss) (SIR-new-us)
GRISCE3
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Common Name: Mop-Sedge, Fiber-Optics Grass
Description: Very fine stems create very dense, pendulent mop with tiny, terminal spikes. Use in bonsai, trough garden, raised planter, or at the water's edge as accent, highlighting its interesting, arching, spilling form. Also does well indoors in good light. Z 8-9, maybe colder, especially near water.
Zone: 8
Specifics: Full Sun Partial Shade

JUNCUS effuses 'Spiralis'
(JUN-cus) (e-FEW-sus)
GRJUSP3
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Common Name: Corkscrew Rush
Description: Soft, densely tufted, dark green foliage with strong spirals. Likes moist conditions and can withstand bog areas or standing in up to 5" of water.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Full Sun Partial Shade Water Plant

JUNCUS inflexus
(JUN-cus) (in-FLEK-sus)
GRJUIN5
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Description: Blue-green rush forms dense clumps. Ideal for moist sites along the ponds edge or in shallow water.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Full Sun Partial Shade Water Plant

KOELERIA macrantha
(ko-LE-ree-a) (MAK-ran-tha)
GRKOMA3
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Common Name: Junegrass
Description: Cool-season, perennial, bunch-forming grass that's native to the north & central prairies where it occurs with little bluestem, needlegrass, and prairie dropseed. The dense, dark green foliage is topped with flower stalks in late May that are 20-30" tall. Summer dormant, but makes considerable growth in fall.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Full Sun

MELINIS nerviglumis (PINK CRYSTALS®)
(mel-EYE-nus) (ner-vig-LOO-miss)
GRMENE3
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Description: 1998 Plant Select®. Annual grass with shimmering heads of bright ruby and silver flowers that sparkle like champagne bubbles.
Zone: 8
Specifics: PlantSelect Full Sun Partial Shade

MISCANTHUS 'Giganteus'
(mis-KAN-thus)
GRMIGI8
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Description: Sometimes sold as Miscanthus floridulus. An impressive, handsome giant growing into a tight clump in 4-5 years. Attractive inflorescences late. Has graced our Z 4 garden for at least 20 years. Limited.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

MISCANTHUS 'Silberfeder'
(mis-KAN-thus)
GRMISF8
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Description: RHS Award of Garden Merit. Beautiful silvery inflorescence August-September. Excellent specimen, good screen.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Gracillimus'
(mis-KAN-thus) (sih-NEN-sis)
GRMISG8
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Common Name: Maiden Grass
Description: Feathery, fan-shaped, pale pink panicles. Neat, narrow-leaved upright.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Little Zebra'
(mis-KAN-thus)
GRMILZ5
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Description: Greenish-gold stripes on a compact, mounding habit. In the early fall this grass has a reddish, fan-shaped bloom; good for a small landscape.Photo compliments Hoffman Nursery.
Zone: 4
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Morning Light'
(mis-KAN-thus) (sih-NEN-sis)
GRMIML8
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Description: RHS Award of Garden Merit. Silver variegated Maiden Grass, reddish-bronze inflorescence in October.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Strictus'
(mis-KAN-thus) (sih-NEN-sis)
GRMIST8
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Common Name: Porcupine Grass
Description: RHS Award of Garden Merit. Horizontal, bar variegated grass for poolside plantings or grass garden.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

MISCANTHUS sinensis var. purpurascens 'Autumn Red'
(mis-KAN-thus) (sih-NEN-sis)
GRMIAR8
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Description: 2006 GreatPlantsTM Grass of the Year! Compact, 3-4', early blooming variety. Red-purple fall color. Extra nice.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Great Plants Cut Flower Full Sun

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zebrinus'
(mis-KAN-thus) (sih-NEN-sis)
GRMIZE8
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Common Name: Zebra Grass
Description: RHS Award of Garden Merit. Horizontal, yellow bands on foliage; grows as wide as tall.
Zone: 5
Specifics: Cut Flower Full Sun

NASSELLA tenuissima 'Ponytails'
(NAY-sell-a) (ten-yew-ISS-ih-ma)
GRNAPT3
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Common Name:
Description: Most graceful of grasses with slender, arching leaves. Finely textured plants with feathery awns. Incredible winter interest. Excellent container plant.
Zone: 7
Specifics: Full Sun