Category: Deciduous Grasses

Calamagrostis acutiflora

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’ is a very striking, upright grass that produces narrow brown flower heads four to six feet tall. The straw colored flowers remain throughout the winter. This grass prefers rich, moist soil. Other cultivars include ‘Overdam’ and ‘Avalanche’ which exhibit white


This genus contains both deciduous and evergreen species. One of the deciduous varieties we stock is a very dramatic variegated one, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Cabaret’ which can grow six to seven feet tall.  It is grown for its outstanding foliage as it is not know


Pennisetum setaceum is a lovely, graceful grass and the ‘Rubrum’ form is by far the most popular.  It’s no wonder as the purple blades are topped with graceful waving flowers. The main drawback, however, is that it is not cold hardy in the