Ornamental Grasses



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Ammophila arenaria

(Dune Grass)

100 cm

Grass found native to Eastern

Canada where it can be found

growing on the  dunes along

the Atlantic Ocean.

1 gal $15

Arrhenathemum elatius

bulbosum 'Variegatum'

(Tuberous Oat Grass)

30 cm

Shade tolerant variety of dark

green grass with a white edge.

1 gal $15

Calamgrostis x acutiflora

'Karl Foster'

140 cm

One of the most popular

varieties of grasses. This

variety will tolerate almost

any soil as long as it gets full

sun. Very low maintenance

and known to attract the birds!

Also note that this variety does

well in wet areas making it a

great addition to a rain garden

or pond. 

1 gal $15

Calamgrostis 'Overdam'

(Feather Reed Grass)

120 cm

One of the most popular varieties

of grasses. This variety will tolerate 

almost any soil as long as it gets full

sun. Very low maintenance and

known to attract the birds! Also note

that this variety does well in wet areas

making it a great addition to a rain

garden or pond. Slightly smaller than 

'Karl Foster'

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Calamgrostis brachytricha

(Korean Feather Reed Grass)

100 cm

Small pink flowers bloom at the

end of September. This grass

thrives in wet soils and will not

survive in droughts if not watered.

Fairly low maintenance this

variety  can be found natively in

east Asia. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Carex acuta

(Graceful sedge)

40 cm

This variety is sure to catch the eye

in any flower bed with white edges

on  the dark green stems. Plant in

part shade-full shade for best results.

1 gal $15

Deschampsia

(Tufted hair grass)

90 cm

This variety does well in part

shade-full sun, be careful when

selecting a site to plant as too

much  shade will affect the

quality of the  flowers. The

flowers are showy and are

known to attract the birds. 

1 gal $15

Elymus (Blue lyme grass)

40 cm

Beautiful silver-blue foliage that is

sure to catch the eye! Plant is part-full

sun areas of the garden. Popular as a

ground cover to provide a great

background for darker coloured

flowers.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

(Fescue)

30 cm

This variety creates a beautiful

small mound of blue grass which

may be  mass planted to create a

unique ground cover. Does well

in most soil conditions but needs

to be planted in full sun for best

results. A great choice if your

growing region is susceptible to

drought. 

1 gal $15

Helictotrichon sempervirens

75 cm

This variety does best in dryer soil

conditions in full sun. Deer resistant

grass that is commonly used in rock

gardens and borders of a flower bed. 

1 gal $15

Hierochloe Odorata

(Sweet Grass)

30 cm

Beware this variety is of a

spreading nature! First Nations

burned sweet grass to invite the

presence of good spirits, one way

was through weaving it into 

incense braids or necklaces. Best

results when planted in part

sun-full sun.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Juncus effusus (Rush)

50 cm

Commonly found in wet areas such as

swamps, ditches and bogs. Main area

of planting this variety is near a pond

or bank to help control soil erosion

1 gal $15

Miscanthus Autumn Flame

120 cm

A clumping grass that turns red

in the fall. For best results plant

in full sun.  The birds love this

grass and it has excellent drought

tolerance.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Light' (Chinese Silver Grass)

150 cm

Can be used in a variety of uses in the

garden preferring moist soils. Plant in

full sun for best results.

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Miscanthus sinensis 'Giganteus'

250 cm

A GIANT in the garden! Known

to grow up to 8 feet in height

resulting in a almost tropical effect

in our northern gardens. For best

results plant in full  sun.

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Molinia 'Karl Foster'

(purple moor grass) 

150 cm

Tall straight stems that develop small

purple flowers in summer. This variety 

will tolerate partial shade but does best

in full sun paired with well-drained

soils. Leaves turn yellow in fall. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'

125 cm

Grass has a mix of green and 

burgundy red colour. For best

results plant in full sun-part shade

area of the garden. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

(Switch grass)

150 cm

This variety has a lush green colour

all year. For best results plant in full

sun-part shade area of the garden.

Known as a hardy grower in any

soil type

1 gal $15

Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'

150 cm

Blue/green leaves in summer

turning to deep burgundy in late

summer-early fall. This variety

is drought and salt tolerant and

does best when planted in full sun.

Attracts the wintering birds

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky'

150 cm

Grass turn into a brilliant dark red

colour in fall. Prairie Sky tolerates

most soil conditions but for best

results plant in full sun and a moist

area in the garden. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Panicum virgatum 'Red Ray'

100cm

This grass turns brilliant dark

red colour in fall. Red Ray

tolerates most soil conditions

but for best results plant in

full sun.

1 gal $15

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

150 cm

Grass turn into a burgundy red colour

in fall. Prairie Sky tolerates most soil

conditions but for best results plant in

full sun and a moist area in the garden. 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Phalaris arundinacea

(Ribbon grass)

40 cm

Beware this variety is of a

spreading nature! Thrives in

full sun in most types of soil

conditions. Used as a ground

cover. 

1 gal $15

Schizachyrium 'Prairie Blues'

(Little blue stem)

80 cm

This variety thrives in full sun and dry

soils. Great for areas in the garden

that receive the most sun. Purple

flowers appear in late summer-early fall

1 gal $15

Sorghastrum nutans 'Indian Steel'

(Indian grass) 

90 cm

Another grass that thrives in full

sun and dry soils. Great for areas

in the garden that receive the

most sun. Foliage turns orange-yellow in fall 

1 gal $15, 2 gal $25

Spartina pectinata

(Native Cord grass)

100 cm

Native to North America this variety

can be found next to wet area. This

plant is commonly used for erosion

control on banks. Turns yellow in fall

1 gal $15