Ornamental Grasses



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Ammophila Breviligulata (Dune Grass)

100 cm

Grass found native to Eastern Canada where it can be found growing on the 

dunes along the Atlantic Ocean.

1 gal $15

Arrhenathemum elatius bulbosum 'Variegatum' (Tuberous Oat Grass)

30 cm

Shade tolerant variety of dark green grass with a white edge.

1 gal $15

Calamgrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foster'

140 cm

One of the most popular varieties of grasses. This variety will tolerate 

almost any soil as long as it gets full sun. Very low maintenance and known

to attract the birds! Also note that this variety does well in wet areas making

it a great addition to a rain garden or pond. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Calamgrostis 'Overdam' (Feather Reed Grass)

120 cm

One of the most popular varieties of grasses. This variety will tolerate 

almost any soil as long as it gets full sun. Very low maintenance and known

to attract the birds! Also note that this variety does well in wet areas making

it a great addition to a rain garden or pond. Slightly smaller than 'Karl Foster'

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Calamgrostis brachytricha (Korean Feather Reed Grass)

100 cm

Small pink flowers bloom at the end of September. This grass thrives in wet

soils and will not survive in droughts if not watered. Fairly low maintenance

this variety can be found natively in east Asia. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Carex acuta (Graceful sedge)

40 cm

This variety is sure to catch the eye in any flower bed with white edges on 

the dark green stems. Plant in part shade-full shade for best results.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Deschampsia (Tufted hair grass)

90 cm

This variety does well in part shade-full sun, be careful when selecting a site

to plant as too much shade will affect the quality of the flowers. The flowers

are showy and are known to attract the birds. 

1 gal $15

Elymus (Blue lyme grass)

40 cm

Beautiful silver-blue foliage that is sure to catch the eye! Plant is part-full sun

areas of the garden. Popular as a ground cover to provide a great background

for darker coloured flowers.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Fescue)

30 cm

This variety creates a beautiful small mound of blue grass which may be 

mass planted to create a unique ground cover. Does well in most soil

conditions but needs to be planted in full sun for best results. A great choice

if your growing region is susceptible to drought. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Helictotrichon sempervirens

75 cm

This variety does best in dryer soil conditions in full sun. Deer resistant grass

that is commonly used in rock gardens and borders of a flower bed. 

1 gal $15

Hierochloe Odorata (Sweet Grass)

30 cm

Beware this variety is of a spreading nature! First Nations burned sweet grass

to invite the presence of good spirits, one way was through weaving it into 

incense braids or necklaces. Best results when planted in part sun-full sun.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Juncus effusus (Rush)

50 cm

Commonly found in wet areas such as swamps, ditches and bogs. Main area

of planting this variety is near a pond or bank to help control soil erosion

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Miscanthus purpurescens (Flame grass)

120 cm

A clumping grass that turns red in the fall. For best results plant in full sun. 

The birds love this grass and it has excellent drought tolerance.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Light' (Chinese Silver Grass)

150 cm

Can be used in a variety of uses in the garden preferring moist soils. Plant in

full sun for best results.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Miscanthus sinensis 'Giganteus'

250 cm

A GIANT in the garden! Known to grow up to 8 feet in height resulting in a

almost tropical effect in our northern gardens. For best results plant in full 

sun

 2 gal $35

Molinia 'Karl Foster' (purple moor grass) 

150 cm

Tall straight stems that develop small purple flowers in summer. This variety 

will tolerate partial shade but does best in full sun paired with well-drained

soils. Leaves turn yellow in fall. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'

125 cm

Grass has a mix of green and burgundy red colour. For best results plant in

full sun-part shade area of the garden. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' (Switch grass)

150 cm

This variety has a lush green colour all year. For best results plant in full

sun-part shade area of the garden. Known as a hardy grower in any soil type

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'

150 cm

Blue/green leaves in summer turning to deep burgundy in late summer-early

fall. This variety is drought and salt tolerant and does best when planted in

full sun. Attracts the wintering birds

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky'

150 cm

Grass turn into a brilliant dark red colour in fall. Prairie Sky tolerates most

soil conditions but for best results plant in full sun and a moist area in the

garden. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

150 cm

Grass turn into a burgundy red colour in fall. Prairie Sky tolerates most soil

conditions but for best results plant in full sun and a moist area in the garden. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Phalaris arundinacea (Ribbon grass)

40 cm

Beware this variety is of a spreading nature! Thrives in full sun in most types

of soil conditions. Used as a ground cover. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Schizachyrium 'Prairie Blues' (Little blue stem)

80 cm

This variety thrives in full sun and dry soils. Great for areas in the garden

that receive the most sun. Purple flowers appear in late summer-early fall

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Sorghastrum nutans 'Indian Steel' (Indian grass) 

90 cm

Another grass

thrives in full sun and dry soils. Great for areas in the garden that receive the

most sun. Foliage turns orange-yellow in fall 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Spartina pectinata (Native Cord grass)

100 cm

Native to North America this variety can be found next to wet area. This

plant is commonly used for erosion control on banks. Turns yellow in fall

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25