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Silver Grass 'Morning Light'

Grasses for the Masses

Group of Grasses at Green Acres Nursery & Supply
Ornamental Grasses for Any Landscape
Have you considered adding ornamental grasses to your garden or landscape? Take a stroll through our nursery, and you'll be amazed by the number of varieties, sizes, colors, and shapes available. They can also make wonderful additions to a container garden as the “thriller” in the our “thriller, filler, and spiller” recipe. Here is a list of some of our favorites.
Silver Grass 'Morning Light'

Silver Grass 'Morning Light'

  • Perennial grass with a broadly arching habit
  • Dark green leaves with white vertical striping
  • Soft, feathery plumes high above leaves late summer into fall
  • Use in a large container or in the landscape
  • 4'-6' tall | 3'-4' spread
  • Full sun or partial shade
  • Moderate water
Sedge 'Toffee Twist'

Sedge 'Toffee Twist'

  • Herbacous perennial with a sweeping, trailing habit
  • Coppery, fine-textured, elegant foliage
  • Use as thriller for a container, border, poolside, groundcover
  • 18"-24" tall | 18"-24" spread
  • Full to part sun
  • Moderate water use
Striped Rush

Striped Rush

  • Perennial sedge-like plant with an upright, spreading habit
  • New Zealand native
  • Deep green, needle-like leaves that are striped along one edge with yellow
  • Use in containers, near ponds, shade gardens
  • 1'-3' tall | 1'-3' spread
  • Full sun to partial shade
  • High water use
Red Fountain Grass

Red Fountain Grass

  • Deciduous grass with a full, clumping habit
  • Graceful, deep purple leaves
  • Feathery dark pink flower heads rise above foliage in summer, becoming tan with age
  • Use in a container or as a landscape plant
  • 4'-5' tall | 3'-4' spread
  • Full sun
  • Water-wise
Orange Sedge

Orange Sedge

  • Evergreen perennial with a weeping, clumping habit
  • Fine foliage of green to coppery brown with hints of orange in fall and winter
  • Insignificant brown flower spikes in summer
  • Use in containers, rock gardens, borders, edging, groundcover
  • 2' tall | 3' spread
  • Full to partial sun
  • Moderate water
Zebra Grass

Zebra Grass

  • Perennial grass with a broadly arching habit
  • Wide, gold to white horizontal bands along leaves
  • Soft, red-brown plumes high above leaves late summer into fall
  • Use in a large container or in the landscape
  • 4'-6' tall | 3'-4' spread
  • Full sun or partial shade
  • Moderate water
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