How To Care For Black Mondo Grass

Black Mondo Grass up close

Ophiopogon planiscapus [Of-eyo-poe-gon, Plan-iss-kap-us] belongs to the Asparagaceae family of flowering plants.  It is small and evergreen with tufts of leaves resembling grass.  The black … [Read more]

How To Care For Japanese Blood Grass

fiery red Imperata Cylindrica Japanese blood grass

The Japanese blood grass – Imperata cylindrica [im-per-AH-tuh, sil-IN-dree-kuh] is a perennial grass known for its ornamental value from the family Poaceae.  Its bright green leaves … [Read more]

Learning To Grow Blue Oat Grass

Blue Oat Grass growing in the landscape

Blue oat grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens [hel-lik-toh-TRY-kon, sem-per-VY-renz] is a semi-evergreen, cool-season, hardy, and showy ornamental grass and has distinctive blue leaves which enhances the look … [Read more]

How To Care For Feather Reed Grass

Blooming Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis X Acutiflora)

Calamagrostis x acutiflora [ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis, ak-yoo-tih-FLOR-uh] is a hybrid of two ornamental grasses of Calamagrostis species – Calamagrostis arundinacea and Calamagrostis epigejos – native to Europe … [Read more]

How To Grow and Care For The Lemon Grass Plants

Lemongrass plants, Citronella Grass, or Cymbopogon citratus grows largely in clumps. What is lemongrass? Is lemongrass perennial? Yes, it is a perennial-type grass with long, thin, … [Read more]