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Acorus gramineus 'Minimus Aureus'

A dwarf acorus with bright-yellow leaves and tufted growth habit. Spreads slowly by rhizomes and grows well in moist areas but not in standing water. Afternoon shade preferred. 3-4" ht. Z 5-8.

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Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Evergreen grass-like plant forming a tufted mound of golden leaves with green stripes perfect for brightening up shady areas or filling in around ponds. Tolerates moist sites. Will burn if soil is too dry. Spreads slowly from rhizomes. 6-14" ht. Z 5-10.

1 gal
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Ammophila breviligulata 'Cape'

Native. A leafy, strongly spreading grass by rhizomes, that can produce up to 100 stems per clump annually. Extremely drought and salt tolerant. Used primarily for erosion control on beaches. Generally planted 18-24" apart. 2-3' ht.

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Andropogon gerardii

Native. Upright and clump-forming grass with green or blue-green, 3/8" wide leaves. Rich orange and copper-red autumn color. Grows on moist or dry soils in prairies and open woods. Inflorescences appear in late August or early September. 5-8' ht. Z 3.

2 gal
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Andropogon virginicus

This native has green leaves and stems in summer with dark red-purple coloration when flowers appear in September. Turns bright orange during fall. Requires full sun and prefers dry, sandy, infertile soils. 2-4' ht. Z 3.

1.5 gal
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Hakonechloa macra

Clump-forming, slow spreading grass that forms a mound of gracefully arching stems with green leaves. Tolerates sun or shade. More vigorous than the yellow cultivars. Plants turn orange or red during fall. 18-24" ht. Zone 5-9.

0.7 gal
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Hakonechloa macra 'Albovariegata'

An elegant grass with a graceful habit is more vigourous and taller than other cultivars. Leaves are deep-green with thin white strips. Tolerant of sun if adequate moisture but prefers partial shade. 24-30" h x 30-36" w. Z 5-8.

0.7 gal
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Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

This variety has solid, chartreuse-yellow leaves that lights up any shade garden. Nice cascading mound adds a nice texture to the garden. 12" ht. Z 5-9.

0.7 gal
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Bouteloua gracilis 'Blond Ambition'PP 22048

Low maintenance grass with airy, flag-like, chartreuse flowers that float horizontally amidst blue-green foliage from mid-summer into fall. Seed heads provide winter interest. Extremely cold hardy and adaptable to various soil types. 2-3' h x 2-3' w. Z 4-9.

2 gal
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Calamagrostis brachytricha

A cool season grass producing feathery blond plumes during fall. Not as erect as 'Karl Forester', sporting a softer, more pendulous form. Handles shady areas well. Works as a specimen plant or in masses. 3' ht/ 4' in flower. Z 4-9.

2 gal
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