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Image of Pennisetum setaceum

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Annual Purple Fountaingrass, Purple Fountaingrass)

There are several reasons why this ornamental grass is so popular; it’s easy, tough and truly beautiful. Purple fountaingrass is an attractive warm-season perennial to tender perennial that makes a great addition to sunny borders. Early in the season it forms graceful, upright to arching clumps of slender purple-red and green blades. From midsummer to fall, it produces many long, drooping plumes of soft rose-pink flowers. These are long lived and can be used in fresh or dry arrangements.

This...

(Thunberg's Fountaingrass)

Thunberg’s fountaingrass is a perennial to tender perennial that is heat and drought tolerant. It forms tall, upright, spreading clumps of medium green linear blades. In the heat of the summer, plants produce long stems topped with dense, elongated, feathery flower clusters that may be bronze or rose-colored. These are long-lived and can be used in fresh or dry arrangements.

This grass grows best in full sun, and average, well drained soil. Plants can self sow and spread so they can be somewhat...

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Bosh Bruening

(Red Buttons Fountaingrass, Thunberg's Fountaingrass)

Red buttons fountaingrass is a perennial to tender perennial that is heat and drought tolerant. It forms compact but upright clumps of medium green linear blades. In the heat of the summer, plants produce long stems topped with dense, elongated, feathery flower clusters of rose-red. These are long-lived and can be used in fresh or dry arrangements.

This grass grows best in full sun, and average, well drained soil. Plants can self sow and can be somewhat invasive. Red buttons fountaingrass looks...

Image of Pennisetum villosum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Villous Fountaingrass)

Villous fountaingrass is a tender perennial ornamental grass usually grown as an annual. In summer to early autumn, feathery cream flower heads emerge from clumps of bright green, arching foliage. This deciduous grass is native to the mountains of tropical Africa, where it bakes in full sun.

Grow this medium-sized grass in moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Where it overwinters, cut back the dead top growth in early spring. Villous fountaingrass often self-sows prolifically...

Image of Phalaris photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Phalaris)

Phalaris are perennial grasses that grow from 2 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide. Some species are native to North America, while others originate in the Mediteranean region of Europe. Used as ornamental grasses, and for pasture and hay in agriculture. Some have seed heads that form on top of tall stems, and some ornamental cultivars have variegated leaves. Some perform well in wet soils and salty conditions. Ornamentals are propogated by division.

Image of Phalaris arundinacea photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Canary Reedgrass)

Reed canary grass is an invasive perennial grass that grows very fast forming thick mats. It is thought to be native to Europe, though some suggest it is also native to North America. Reed canary grass is used as ornamental grasses and for pasture and hay. The white flowers form in late spring though summer on branched, compact spikes on top of tall stems and the seed that follow dry to a buff/tan color. The leaves are linear, rough to the touch with finely toothed margins. The plant spreads by aggressive...

Image of Phalaris arundinacea var. picta photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Canary Reedgrass, Ribbon Grass)

Ribbon grass is an invasive perennial grass that grows very fast forming thick mats. It is thought to be native to Europe, though some suggest it is also native to North America. Ribbon grass is used as dwarf ornamental grass. The pink to white flowers form in summer on branched, compact spikes on top of short stems and the seeds that follow dry to a buff/tan color. The white-striped leaves are linear, rough to the touch with finely toothed margins. The plant spreads by aggressive underground stems...

Image of Phalaris arundinacea var. picta

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Canary Reedgrass, Dwarf Garters Ribbon Grass, Ribbon Grass)

Ribbon grass ‘Dwarf Garter’ is an invasive perennial grass that grows very fast forming thick mats. It is thought to be native to Europe, though some suggest it is also native to North America. Ribbon grass is used as dwarf ornamental grass. The white flowers form in summer on branched, compact spikes on top of short stems and the seeds that follow dry to a buff/tan color. The white-striped leaves are linear, rough to the touch with finely toothed margins. The plant spreads by aggressive underground...

(Canary Reedgrass, Ribbon Grass, Variegated Ribbon Grass)

Ribbon grass is an invasive perennial grass that grows very fast-forming thick mats. It is thought to be native to Europe, though some suggest it is also native to North America. Ribbon grass is used as a dwarf ornamental grass. The pink to white flowers form in summer on branched, compact spikes on top of short stems. The seeds that follow dry to a buff-tan color. This selection, ‘Feesey’ is less invasive than the species and has leaves that are green with broad white stripes and fine-toothed margins...

(Canary Reedgrass, Ribbon Grass)

Ribbon grass is an invasive perennial grass that grows very fast-forming thick mats. It is thought to be native to Europe, though some suggest it is also native to North America. It is used as a dwarf ornamental. The pink to white flowers form in summer on branched, compact spikes on top of short stems and the seeds are a buff-tan. The leaves are linear, green with white stripes, and rough to the touch with finely toothed margins. The plant spreads by aggressive underground stems or rhizomes, but...