Perennial Grasses

Perennial grasses are an excellet way to bring a little "something" to your garden, with their height and colour drawing the eye.

 

*Note - Please be aware that even though it is on our website, our selection is constantly changing due to seasonal availability and sales. This is a generalized list of our selection. We carry more items and varieties than listed. If you have any questions about availability or are looking for a specific variety, please don't hesitate to call our stores.*


 

Beyond Blue Fescue Grass

Requirements: Full sun to part shade. 

 

Size: 18" W x 9-12 " H

 

Description: The blue fescue grass produces a dense mound of intense powder-blue leaves that keep their colour. 

Blue Zinger Blue Sedge

Requirements: Part shade to full shade. 

 

Size: 1-1.5 ft W x 1 ft H 

 

Description: Blue green foliage, turns bronze in fall. Blooms mid to late summer. 

Dwarf Zebra Grass

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade.

 

Size: 2-3 ft W x 3-4 ft H 

 

Description: Green yellow horizontal bands, pink copper to silver white blooms. Moderate growth rate, blooms late summer.  

 

 

 

Photo Coming Soon!

Feather Reed Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well drained soil. 

 

Size: 36" W x 6 ft H

 

Description: Easily grown upright ornamental grass forms an upright, arching clump. Slender red-bronze flower spikes dry to a beautiful buff colour by fall. Blooms early summer. 

Giant Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun to part shade. 

 

Size: 10 ft W x 10-12 ft H

 

Description: Warm season, clumping form grass with an upright arching habit of narrow foliage in tall feathery plumes. 

Gold Breeze Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun to part shade. 

 

Size: 30 cm W x 84 cm H

 

Description: Stunning and graceful ornamental grass with apple-green arching blades heavily banded with golden-yellow horizontal stripes. Late summer sees the emergence of a dusky red flower plumes that become fluffy and wheat coloured in fall. 

Gracillimus Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 

 

Size: 4 ft W x 4-5 ft H

 

Description: Narrow leaves and a large, vase-shaped growth habit create an impressive, fine-textured display. Feathery, creamy flowers appear in fall and remain attractive throughout winter. Very showy variety. 

Graziella Maiden Grass

Requirements: Part sun to full sun, well-drained soil. 

 

Size: 2-3.5 ft W x 3-4 ft H

 

Description: Green, copper orange fall colours, silvery white blooms in summer, moderate growth rate. 

Hamelin Dwarf Fountain Grass

Requirements: Full sun to part shade.

 

Size:  2.5-3 ft W x 2.5-3 ft H

 

Description: Gold, silver white to tan bottlebrush blooms, gold yellow fall foliage, moderate growth rate, blooms late summer. 

Huron Sunrise Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.

 

Size:  3-4 ft W x 4-5 ft H

 

Description: An excellent grass for the garden or landscape. Beautifully variegated leaves, burgundy flowers, clump-forming and profuse blooming. 

Ice Ballet Sedge Grass

Requirements: Full sun to part shade. 

 

Size: 18-24" W x 12-16" H

 

Description: Clumping evergreen perennial sedge with green arching leaves accented by a wide green margin. Insignifigant brownish flower spikes in late spring. Ideal groundcover. 

Indian Warrier Big Bluestem

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 

 

Size:  46-61 cm W x 1.5-1.8 m H

 

Description: Beautiful narrow ornamental grass forms clumps of graceful green foliage with red and smoky purple tones developing in summer. As autumn nears, the leaves colours intensify and spikes of red thread like flowers arise on red stems. 

Karl Foerster Grass  

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. 

 

Size: 2 ft W x 5 ft H

 

Description: Green, tan wheat like blooms, moderate growth rate, blooms late spring. 

Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 

 

Size: 36cm W x 25 cm H

 

Description: Dwarf fountain grass offering glossy bright green foliage that becomes streaked with yellow and brown with the onset of fall. The creamy white showy flowers emerge in midsummer. 

Little Kitten Dwarf Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 

 

Size: 90 cm W x 90 cm H 

 

Description: A petite miscanthus, forming a mound of narrow green foliage topped with plumes in late summer and fall. 

Little Zebra Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.

 

Size: 2-3 ft W x 4-5 ft H

 

Description: Tidy, compact ornamental grass, with alternating green and yellow horizontal bands on the leaves. Reddish-purple plumes in late fall. 

Morning Light Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 

 

Size: 4 ft W x 4-5 ft H 

 

Description: Graceful silvery foliage, coppery flower plumes, clump forming. 

Non-Invasive Clumping Bamboo

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.

 

Size:  2 m W x 8-10 ft H

 

Description: A clumping bamboo that is very bamboo that is very vigorous and hardy. Makes an attractive evergreen specimen or fence. New shoots appear in spring and quickly develop. 

Northwind Switch Grass

Requirements: Full sun to part shade.

 

Size:  .6-.9 m W x 1.5-1.8 m H

 

Description: Clump-forming upright perennial grass with wide grass blades that turn olive green during the heat of the summer with fall foliage turning yellow. Masses of feathery blooms open pale green turning to silver in autumn and finally pale gold in winter. 

Porcupine Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well drained soil. 

 

Size: 122 cm W x 4-5 ft H

 

Description: Stunning gold-banded foliage ideal for the garden or landscape, screening, or at the waters edge. Coppery-coloured plumes bloom in summer. 

Red Hed Fountain Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 

 

Size: 2-3 ft w x 3-4 ft H

 

Description: Earlier flowering ornamental grass bearing tall, smokey purple foxtail-like plumes in midsummer. Flowers dry to buff-coloured seed heads that last into early winter. Cool fall temperatures bring out golden tones in the green foliage.  

Rotsiber Maiden Grass

Requirements: Full sun, well drained soil.

 

Size: 3 ft W x 4-7 ft H

 

Description: Narrow leaves and a large, vase-shaped habit create an impressive fine-textured display. Feathery red flowers appear in fall, and remain attractive throughout winter. 

Shenandoah Switch Grass

Requirements: Full sun, part shade. 

 

Size: 2-3 ft W x 3-4 ft H

 

Description: Striking switch grass displaying slender green leaves that develop dark red tips during the summer. In late fall the entire plants turns a spectacular burgundy-red. Reddish pink panicle flowers in summer. 

Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass

Requirements: Full to partial sun, well drained soil. 

 

Size: 30 cm W x 30-45 cm H

 

Description: Popular grass for it's deep red colour. 

White Variegated Hakone Grass

Requirements: Partial sun. 

 

Size: 18" W x 6-10" H

 

Description: Vigorous perennial grass produces arching, linear leaves with fine white stripes. Broad leaves work great. Performs well in shaded areas. 

 

 

Photo Coming Soon!

Gold Variegated Hakone Grass

Requirements: Full sun.

 

Size: 30-50 cm W x 30-50 cm H

 

Description: Stunning variegated yellow, green, and white arching leaves turn an intense pinkish-red in fall.