Ornamental Grass

Gardening Guide

Ornamental Grass

Fiber Optic Grass

Isolepis (Scirpus) sp.
Nice tufted plant that has bright green foliage and small, white tips at end of each blade which look like fibre optics. Grows really well in constantly moist soil. A nice addition to container plantings. An annual ornamental grass. Fast growing.

10-14" tall x 10-14" wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF

Inland Sea Oats

Chasmanthium latifolium
Clump-forming ornamental grass with flat, drooping tan-colored seed heads that hang from arching stems. Nice effect in mass plantings. Year round interest. Good beneath large shade trees or in naturalized settings. Fast growing perennial.

2-4' H x 2-3' W

Full sun to part shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Breeze™ Lomandra

Lomandra longifolia ‘LM300’ PP15420
A tough evergreen, easy-care grass-like plant for mass plantings, dry borders and containers. A great versatile and drought-tolerant substitute for Liriope. Extremely heat and drought tolerant.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF

Evergold Japanese Sedge

Carex oshimenis ‘Evergold’
This striking sedge is noted for its arching dark green foliage with creamy gold striping. The clumping growth habit and low height make it ideal for groundcover or rock garden addition. Fast growing evergreen to perennial.

12" tall x 12" wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF