ORNAMENTAL GRASSES

MISCANTHUS S. GRACILLIMUS

This grass is one of the most popular varieties of Japanese Silver Grasses and is also known as ’Maiden Grass’. It has green slightly overhanging leaves and the purple flushed flowers are displayed in the late summer.

Height: 1,5-2 m
Width: 80-100 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C


MISCANTHUS S. STRICTUS

This grass is known as ’Zebra Grass’ and has soft yellow rings along the arching leaves. The pinkish-copper plumes emerge in late summer or early fall and turn white as they mature.

Height: 1,6 m
Width:  80-100 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C


MISCANTHUS S. VARIEGATUS

This grass is the most striking of all Ornamental grasses for bold colour. Each leaf is boldly striped with white and green colour. The pink flowers on 10-25 cm emerge between August and October.

Height: 1,8-2 m
Width: 40-60 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C


CORTADERIA S. SPLENDID STAR

This grass is also known as ’Pampas Grass’. Between August and October, it has big beige flowers on 30-50 cm each.

Height: 2-2,5 m
Width: 80-100 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C




CORTADERIA S. PUMILA 

This grass is also known as ’Pampas Grass’. Between August and October, it has big white flowers on 30-50 cm each.

Height: 2-2,5 m
Width: 80-100 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C


IMPERATA C. RED BARON

This grass is also known as ’Japanese Blood Grass’. It produces straight upright green blade which turns red on the upper half.

Height: 60 cm
Width: 40-50 cm
Winter-hardiness: -5 °C


ERAGROSTIS E. WIND DANCER  


This grass is known as "Love grass". It is a medium-growing fine textured grass with blue-green leaves. It has small light white flowers that bloom from July to October. 

It is winter hardy. 

Height: 1 m
Width: 1 m
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C


MISCANTHUS S. SILVER BRAZIL


This grass is known as "Elephant grass". It is a medium-sized green-leaved plant with a red spike. It blooms from September to October.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 150 cm
Width: 80 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C





MISCANTHUS S. KL. SILBERSPINNE  


This grass is a compact plant. It is a fine textured plant with narrow green leaves, which in autumn turn into more bronze shades. It blooms from September to October.

It is winter hardy.


Height: 150 cm
Width: 80 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C

MISCANTHUS S. MALEPARTUS 


This grass is a medium-sized plant. It has light green leaves, with a delicate red spike. It blooms from August to September.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 2 m
Width: 60 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C


MISCANTHUS S. MORNING LIGHT


This grass is a medium-growing plant, and is also called "Chinese elephant grass". It has light green narrow leaves, with fine white stripes in the length. It rarely gets an ax.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 1,5 m
Width: 60 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C

MUHLENERGIA RIGENS


This grass is a medium-sized dense plant. It has light green fine leaves, which in autumn change to a faint silver-green color. They keep the color throughout the year.

It is winter hardy.
Height: 90 cm Width: 60 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C




STIPA T. PONY TAILS


This grass is a medium-growing plant also called "Mexican grass". It is a fine thin-leaved plant with feather-like spines. It becomes strong and dense in the straws in a short time.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 60 cm
Width: 50 cm
Winter-hardiness: -20 °C


PENNISTEUM A. RUBRUM


This grass is a medium-growing plant also called ". purple or red fountain grass".  It is a fine plant with distinct brown and green leaves with a reddish-brown spike. It blooms in the period July to September. It is not winter hardy and must overwinter in mild temperatures.

Height: 50-100 cm
Width: 40 cm
Winter-hardiness: -5 °C



PENNISTEUM A. LITTLE BUNNY


This grass is a medium-growing plant also called "Fountain Grass". It is a fine plant with fine light green leaves with a white spike that changes during the year to a more light brown. It blooms in the period July to September.
It is not winter hardy and must overwinter in mild temperatures.


Height: 50-100 cm
Width: 40 cm
Winter-hardiness: -5 °C


PENNISTEUM A. HAMELN


This grass is a medium-growing plant also called "fourtain grass". It is a fine plant with fine light green oblong leaves with a nice reddish-brown spike. It blooms in the period July to August. It is not winter hardy and must overwinter in mild temperatures.

Height: 50 cm
Width: 40 cm
Winter-hardiness: -5 °C


FESTUCA G. BLUE SELECT


This grass is a smaller plant - good for pots and is also called "Blue bear grass". It has thread-thin evergreen leaves with a fine beige-colored spike that emerges from mid-June to September.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 30 cm
Width: 20 cm
Winter-hardiness: -5 °C


CAREX M. VANILLA ICE


This grass is a smaller plant, with thin yellow-striped foliage leaves, with a nice reddish-brown spike. It is also called the "Japanese star". It blooms from May to June.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 40 cm
Width: 20 cm

Winter-hardiness: -5 °C


CAREX M. ICE DANCER


This grass is a smaller evergreen plant that has dark green leaves with white edge and a nice brown spike. It is also called the "Japanese star". It blooms from June to July.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 30 cm
Width: 20 cm

Winter-hardiness: -5 °C


CAREX M. EVERGOLD


This grass is an evergreen medium-growing plant that has elongated and yellow-striped leaves with a white border and a nice brown spike. It blooms from April to May.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 50 cm
Width: 30 cm

Winter-hardiness: -5 °C



LEYMUS A. MAREHALM


This grass is medium-sized plant, with strong blue-green leaves with white edge and a nice brown spike. It blooms from April to May.

It is winter hardy.

Height: 1,5 m
Width: 50 cm

Winter-hardiness: -5 °C