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Name Othername Comments Zone Size Water
BIG BLUESTEM Andropogon gerardii Upright foliage orange fall color native prairie grass fluffy white seed heads 4 3-6? XX
FEATHER REED GRASS Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' Very vertical grass with golden seed heads in summer; also available with variegated foliage 4 2-4'' X
CURLY FOX RED SEDGE Carex buchananii Fine-textured copper-bronze curly foliage 7 12-18'' W-M
NORTHERN SEA OATS Chasmanthium latifolium Bamboo-like foliage; attractive dangling seed heads; shade or sun 5 12-18'' X
BLUE FESCUE Festuca glauca Fine textured blue foliage; Elijah Blue has intense blue color; also a green variety; sun or part shade 4 10'' XX
GOLDEN TOUPEE FESCUE Festuca glauca Soft yellow in sun yellow-green in shade 6 12'' X
BLUE OAT GRASS Helicotrichon sempervirens Thin blue leaves are evergreen; heat drought and poor soil tolerant 4 2-3'' XX
CORKSCREW RUSH Juncus effuses 'Spiralis' Good plant for water gardens; spiraled wire-like stems 5 12'' W
JAPANESE BLOOD GRASS Imperata cylindrical Red foliage best in some shade here; avoid heavy clay 5 1-2'' W
JAPANESE SILVER GRASS Miscanthus Narrow green leaves; soft seed heads in September sinensis M
MAIDEN GRASS Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' Delicate narrow leaves; graceful form; coppery seed heads in October 5 6-7'' M-X
VARIEGATED MAIDEN GRASS Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Compact size narrow leaves edged in white; bronze seed heads in October 5 3-5'' M
PORCUPINE GRASS Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' Upright habit; wide leaves have horizontal yellow bars; tolerates wide range of soils 4 6-8'' M-X
VARIEGATED JAPANESE SILVER GRASS Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' Heavily arching foliage with white and green vertical bands; blooms mid-September 5 4-6'' M
INDIAN RICE GRASS Oryzopsis hymenoides Native airy grass with very thin blades 5 1-2'' XXX
SWITCH GRASS Panicum virgatum Dallas Blues' has broad blue foliage; 'Shenandoah' develops burgundy leaves in summer 4 2-4'' M-X
PURPLE FOUNTAIN GRASS Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum' Dark purple leaves and soft purple seed heads that invite stroking A 1-3'' M
RIBBON GRASS Phalaris arundinacea Striped foliage on fast spreading grass; look for pink variegated varieties 4 1-2'' X
YELLOW GROOVE BAMBOO Phyllostachys aureosulcata Vertical bamboo evergreen spreads slowly unless in very wet area 5 4-10'' W-M