Ornamental Grasses

Native ornamental grasses are great as an alternative to lawns, added along pathways, used as groundcover, planted among wildflowers, and as understory plants. They offer both ornamental and restoration value in gardens, are hardy and versatile, and are a great addition to summer-dry gardens.

Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Sun Exposure: Part shade to full sun
Water Requirements: Low
Soil: Tolerates a variety of soils as long as adequate drainage is provided
Bloom Period: Spring, Summer


  • High wildlife value
  • Winning lawn replacement
  • Year-round beauty
Poa secunda - One sided blue grass
Muhlenbergia rigens - Deergrass
Elymus condensatus - Blue wildrye