Grasses, Ornamental

Ornamental Grasses Seed

Ornamental grasses can add beauty and allure to any landscape! They are the perfect decoration in any flower bed, border or even cut-flower arrangements. Our selection of ornamental grasses can add the perfect touch to any home garden.

A large reed-like plant with long dark green stems that produce male and female flowers. Flowers are dark brown and can sometimes appear almost black. Individual flowers are almost microscopic and can number anywhere from 50 to over 500 flowers per stem.

Carex comosa is a large tufted wetland sedge. The narrow leaves are lime green and shiny. In late spring triangular culms rise above the foliage to 5’ bearing large chartreuse bottlebrush shaped spikes. Attractive warm brown seed spikes follow. This bold sedge flourishes in sun or part sun in damp or wet sites. Plants prosper in difficult wet mucky soils or even in shallow water.

Also know as Bush Bluestem, this perennial grass is a tufting, sturdy, warm-season grass that will grow up to 4'. The foliage has a reddish tint. Interesting, beard-like flowers appear in fall. This plant prefers moist to damp sites and is not drought tolerant.

Indian Steel is a clump-forming perennial grass with an upright, open habit typically growing upwards of 5' tall. Under the right circumstances it can be 7-8' tall. Features slender (1/2" wide), blue-green leaf blades (8-12" long) which turn yellow in fall and retain some gold color throughout the winter.

Dichelachne crinita, commonly known as the longhair plume grass, is a type of grass found in Australia, New Zealand and islands off the Pacific Ocean. It is often seen on sandy soils near the sea as well as woodlands. The flowering panicles are open and feathery at maturity.

A common grass in wet or moist habitats in temperate to cold temperatures. The stems of sedges are solidly filled with pith, and do not have nodes. They are triangular in cross section. The leaves are arranged in three rows, with sheaths usually fused around the stem. Leaf blades of sedges are usually grass-like; with evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage.

Slender Reed Mace (Typha angustifolia) is an excellent choice for medium to large garden ponds. It is extremely elegant, produces tight clumps that don't spread as easily as other varieties.

The Big Bluestem is a warm season ornamental grass that actively grows during the summer when soil temperatures are warm but is beautiful all year round. This variety is a big plant, getting over six feet tall in most situations! In a landscape, the Big Bluestem can be used as an accent. This ornamental grass has a great fall color in the range of gold and pink.

Splitbeard bluestem is a native warm season, perennial bunchgrass. The plants usually begin growth in April and reach a mature height of 2 to 4 feet. The leaves can be glaucous, glabrous, or loosely villous. The leaf sheaths are villous and often purplish in appearance.

The Miscanthus Ornamental Grass is a new strain of grass that has a more vigor than previous types of ornamental grasses. This variety produces creamy flower plumes that top gracefully arching, striking leaves that turn a rich gold in fall. The Miscanthus can reach a height of 6-7 feet!

Produces strong bronze-colored plumes that are beautiful in floral arrangements. 3–6" pendulous heads.

A gorgeous ornamental grass that has broader leaves and darker flower heads. Reaches a height of 24" so smaller than other similar species. In late summer graceful fountain-like smoky purple-black plumes emerge in profusion and contrast nicely with the slender arching, glossy, deep green foliage. Commonly referred to as Black Fountain Grass or Dwarf Purple Fountain Grass.

The Stipa Pony Tails is a popular ornamental grass that blooms from late spring to fall and tolerates most growing conditions well. This grass has a weeping habit and width of 18" inches, making it an excellent container plant. The Stipa Pony Tails tolerates most growing conditions well.

The Blue fescue is a wonderful, full ornamental grass that will add a beautiful blue hue that looks great in home gardens. This blue grass variety is very dense.

Produces branched stems on attractive, cylindrical flower spikes. A slightly later flowering of bronze-purple blooms with yellow pollen, very attractive ornamental foliage grass. Young-plants require sufficient warmth.

Produces an upright growing clump up to 6' tall. Grows arching reed-like stems bearing congested tight whorls of branchlets with fine foliage. In spring appear the flowers which, for female plants, are a deep pink, while male flowers are pale yellow-green. Plant in full sun to light shade in a well-drained soil and irrigate regularly to occasionally.

Early Hybrids, aka. Japanese Silver Grass, is a beautiful ornamental grass that makes a dramatic addition to any garden area. It features green foliage and silvery plumes, and it can reach 7' tall and 3' wide.

The Little Bluestem is a warm season ornamental grass that actively grows during the summer when soil temperatures are warm. This variety can do well in moist situations. The Little Bluestem produces a beautiful coppery pink and blue hue that can be enjoyed all year round.