SHADE TOLERANT GRASSES 2017-03-06T12:29:05+00:00

 

GRASSES AND GRASS-LIKE PLANTS
FOR LIGHT TO MEDIUM SHADE

Acorus gramineus (Grassy-leaved Sweet Flag) – tender
Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. bulbosum ‘Variegatum’
(Variegated Bulbous Oat Grass)
Briza media (Quacking Grass)
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Avalanche’ (Variegated Feather Reed Grass)
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Eldorado’ – USPP 16486 (Variegated Feather Reed Grass)
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’ (Feather Reed Grass)
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Overdam’ (Variegated Feather Reed Grass)
Calamagrostis brachytricha (Fall-blooming Reed Grass)
Carex appalachica (Appalachian Sedge)
Carex caryophyllea ‘Beatlemania’ (Variegated Mop-headed Sedge)
Carex caryophyllea ‘The Beatles’ (Mop-headed Sedge)
Carex ciliatomarginata ‘Treasure Island’ – USPP 16332 (Variegated Sedge)
Carex conica ‘Snowline’ (Miniature Variegated Sedge)
Carex elata ‘Aurea’ (Bowles Golden Sedge)
Carex flacca (Blue Sedge)
Carex grayii (Gray’s Sedge)
Carex laxiculmus ‘Hobb’ Bunny Blue™ (Spreading Sedge)
Carex morrowii (Japanese Sedge) – tender
Carex muskingumensis (Palm Sedge)
Carex nigra (Black-flowering Sedge)
Carex nigra ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Black-flowering Sedge)
Carex ornithopoda ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Birdfoot Sedge)
Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)
Carex plantaginea (Plantain-leaved Sedge)
Carex platyphylla (Blue Satin Sedge)
Carex radiata (Eastern Star Sedge)
Carex siderosticha (Broad-leaved Sedge)
Carex siderosticha ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Broad-leaved Sedge)
Chasmanthium latifolium (Northern Sea Oats) – short-lived
Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hair Grass)
Deschampsia flexuosa (Crinkled Hair Grass)
Festuca gigantea (Giant Fescue)
Festuca glauca (Sheep Fescue)
Hakonechloa macra (Hakone Grass)
Hystrix patula/Elymus hystrix (Bottlebrush Grass)
Juncus effusus (Soft Rush) – tender
Leymus arenarius (Blue Lyme Grass)
Luzula nivea (Snowy Woodrush)
Luzula sylvatica (Greater Woodrush)
Milium effusum ‘Aureum’ (Golden Wood Millet)
Miscanthus ‘Purpurascens’ (Red Flame Miscanthus)
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’ (Variegated Japanese Silver Grass)
Molinia caerulea ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Moor Grass)
Phalaris arundinacea (Ribbon Grass) – aggressive spreader
Sesleria autumnalis (Autumn Moor Grass)
Sesleria caerulea (Blue Moor Grass)
Sesleria ‘Greenlee’ (Moor Grass)
Spodiopogon sibiricus (Silver Spike Grass)

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