How To Grow Karl Foerster Grass

Karl Foerster Feather Grass

Karl Foerster Grass, botanically called Calamagrostis x acutiflora (ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis, ak-yoo-tih-FLOR-uh), is a hybrid of two plant species – C. epigejos and C. arundinacea, both indigenous … [Read more]

Learn How To Grow Dwarf Fountain Grass

Dwarf Fountain Plumes Grass (Pennisetum Alopecuroides)

Pennisetum alopecuroides (pen-ih-SEE-tum, al-oh-pek-yur-OY-deez) is an ornamental grass belonging to the family Gramineae, and hailing from Asia, Africa, and a variety of other temperate, tropical … [Read more]

Caring For Korean Feather Reed Grass

feather reed grass (Korean)

Calamagrostis arundinacea [ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis, a-run-din-uh-KEE-uh] is a species of bunch grass and part of the Poaceae family.  It’s native to parts of Asia, including India, China, … [Read more]

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]