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Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Porcupine Grass

A showy, upright grass with light green leaves marked with wide, bright yellow, horizontal bands. The leaves are stiff and upward-pointing. Foliage is topped by bronze flowers, which dry to fuzzy tan. Prefers moist, fertile soil and full sun.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 60" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Fall
Color: Bronze
Hardiness: Zone 4
Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Variegated Japanese Silver Grass

A striking grass with wide leaves striped with white. A popular grass, it forms 4-6' loose arching clumps. The pinkish-copper flower heads rise another 1' above the foliage in early fall. Will tolerate a light amount of shade.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 72" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Fall
Color: Pink/Copper
Hardiness: Zone 4
Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

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Maiden Grass

This popular grass is distinguished by its large, arching foliage with horizontal bands. Reddish-bronze plumes in September. Excellent specimen plant or planted in mass.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 84-96" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Summer - Fall
Color: Reddish-Bronze
Hardiness: Zone 5
Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'

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Switch Grass

One of the earliest Panicum to change color. The foliage emerges a blue green, but quickly turns a deep red. In the fall, the color changes to a deep purple with red-purple seed heads. Nice upright habit.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 36-40" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Late Summer - Fall
Color: Red/Purple
Hardiness: Zone 4
Patent: PP#26074
Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Cut Flower

Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'

Switch Grass

This olive-green, rigidly upright, fast growing grass holds up well against strong winds. It is drought tolerant and has lovely plumes in late summer and early fall. Perennial Plant of the Year for 2014. Native.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 72" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Late Summer - Early Fall
Hardiness: Zone 4
Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons'

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Switch Grass

Lovely upright plant with blue grey foliage that starts to turn dark purplish-red in late summer. Great plant for small places.

Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Size: 36-48" tall x 24-30" wide
Bloom: Late Summer - Fall
Color: 
Hardiness: Zone 4
Patent: PP#17944
Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Cut Flower

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Burgundy Bunny'

Fountain Grass

Great dwarf fountain grass. The show starts in summer when red starts to appear in the foliage, turning to an all over blazing red by fall. Drought tolerant once established. Great in a container or the front of the garden.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 12" tall x 16" wide
Bloom: Late Summer
Color: Cream
Hardiness: Zone 5
Patent: PP#21917
Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Dwarf Fountain Grass

Very popular and widely used in groups, mass plantings or even as a specimen in a smaller garden. Finely textured, grass-green foliage is topped by fluffy, wheat-like flowers in July. Stays attractive all winter when foliage fades to a straw color.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 30" tall x 24" wide
Bloom: Fall
Color: Cream/Tan
Hardiness: Zone 5
Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Annual Purple Fountain Grass

This very striking, fast growing annual has burgundy foliage and reddish-purple plumes. In a sunny location it is a great accent to a border, or placed in a container it can give a great show. A definite must for every garden. Will not tolerate a freeze.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 48" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Summer - Fall
Color: Red/Purple
Hardiness: Zone 9
Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Twilight Zone'

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Little Bluestem

The foliage of this Schizachyrium has a silvery mauve purple cast starting in midsummer. As fall approaches the foliage turns a much brighter purple. Great grass for hot, dry areas.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 48-54" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Fall
Hardiness: Zone 3
Patent: PPAF
Characteristics: Deer Resistant