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Plant Category: Grass
Ornamental Grasses, here defined, are the perennial ornamental plants in the Grass Family (Poaceae) excluding turf grass and bamboo. They are herbaceous plants with narrow foliage and have a form, foliage attributes or flower that makes them desirable in the garden (See also the category “Grass-like”). Also see our Ornamental Grass Page for more information.
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Anemanthele lessoniana Hair Grass - Grass. Full sun/Light shade. Low water needs. Golden flowers in summer. 3' tall. 15-20 degrees F. 
Aristida purpurea 'Chino Hills' Purple Three Awn - Native grass w/ fine textured leaves to 30" tall and purple flowers that are showy when the sunlight illuminates them. Drought tolerant. Frost Hardy 
Arrhenatherum elatius bulbosum 'Variegatum' Bulbous Oat Grass - Cool-season grass to 6-8" tall w/wheat color flowers in summer. Spreads slowly. Full sun/Light shade. Moderate water. Hardy to <15 degrees F. 
Arundo formosana 'Oriental Gold' PP15,489 Oriental Gold Giant Reed - Upright growing grass w/slightly arching yellow foliage to 6-8' tall. Full sun/light shade. Regular irrigation. Evergreen to at least 20 F. PP15,489 
Austrostipa ramosissima Pillar of Smoke - Tall clump forming grass to 6' tall w/ bright green leaves & slender stemmed airy flowers year round. Evergreen in mild climates. Hardy to <20F. 
Bothriochloa barbinodis Cane Bluestem - Warm-season grass upright to to 4' tall w/silvery-white flower plumes in summer-fall. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Hardy to <15 degrees F. 
Bouteloua gracilis Blue Grama Grass - Tufting warm season grass 6-12 inches tall w/gray-green lvs & dainty flwrs above foliage. Full sun. Well drained soil. Occasional to litle H2O. Hardy 
Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' PP22,048 Blonde Ambition Blue Grama - Clump grass w/gray-green lvs to 12-18" & chartreuse aging blonde flwrs. Full sun. Well drained soil. Little H2O. Hardy. Plant Propagation Prohibited. 
Bouteloua gracilis 'Pestańa de Angel' California Blue Grama - 6" tall tuft grass w/gray-green lvs & small purple flwrs. Full sun. Well drained soil. Occasional H2O. Hardy. Native to CA 2016 Greenlee introduction. 
Buchloe dactyloides 'Buffalo Bill' Bull Buffalo Grass - Low growing grass spreading by stolons w/gray-green thin lvs & tan male flwrs late winter-spring. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Very cold hardy. 
Calamagrostis foliosa Mendocino Reed Grass - Cool-season grass to 1-2' tall & wide w/golden wheat flowers spring-summer. Full sun/Light shade. Drought tolerant. Hardy to 10 degrees F. 
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' Feather Reed Grass - Evergreen grass to 3' w/ pink-bronze flowers to 5-6' in summer. Full sun/light shade. Water moderately. Hardy to <15 degrees F. 
Chrysopogon zizanioides 'Sunshine Vetiver - Upright evergreen grass 4-5' tall w/green lvs bronzing in winter. Full/part sun. Regular to little H20. Great for soil stabilization. Hardy to 20F. 
Cortaderia selloana 'Gold Band' Gold Band Pampas Grass - Evergreen grass to 6' tall with yellow variegation and creamy white flowers in summer-fall. Full sun. Water regularly. Hardy to 15-20 F. 
Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' Dwarf Pampas Grass - Evergreen grass w/ 4-6' tall foliage and 6-7' tall creamy-white flowers in summer. Full sun. Drought tolerant. 15-20 degrees F. 
Cortaderia selloana 'Silver Comet' Silver Comet Pampas Grass - Large evergreen grass to 6' tall with leaves have bright white variegated margins. Full sun. Low water needs. 15-20 degrees F. Showiest Pampas. Grass! 
Danthonia californica California Oatgrass - Evergreen cool season clumping grass to 10" w/2-3' tall slender flower stalks in spring. Sun/Shade. Little to regular H2O. Hardy to -30F. 
Eragrostis chloromelas Blue Lovegrass - Grass to 2' tall w/powder blue foliage & 3' stalks of tan flowers in spring. Plant in full/part sun. Requires little irrigation. Hardy to below 0 F. 
Eragrostis elliottii 'Tallahassee Sunset' Elliott's Lovegrass - Warm season clumping grass to 18" tall w/gray foliage & flower spikes to 3'. Plant in full sun in well drained soil w/regular irrigation.Hardy to 0 F. 
Festuca amethystina 'Aprilgrün' April Gruen Sheep's Fescue - Clumping cool-season blue-green grass to 8-12" tall with golden flowers in spring-summer. Sun/Part shade. Low water needs. Hardy. 
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