Reloaded! 3 Fresh from the Oven...Panicum

Reloaded! 3 Fresh from the Oven...Panicum

April showers bring May flowers.Mayflowers bring Pilgrims.Winter production brings April liners.April liners bring spring and summer profits. Our prolific production teams kept the beat going all …
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Acorus Line

Acorus Line

Answer:Duct tape. A screwdriver. Bacon. Acorus gramineus.Question:What are four versatile home problem-solvers?Acorus can’t patch your canoe, open paint cans or make everything it touches delicious.Bu …
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Dancing Stars (Miscanthus)

Dancing Stars (Miscanthus)

Dangling, jangling wind chimes give the breeze a voice.Dancing, swaying grasses make it visible. Miscanthus sinensisThe world’s premier ornamental grass genus, Miscanthus has graced America’s gar …
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BUT WAIT! THERE’S MOOR! Sesleria Caerulea

BUT WAIT! THERE’S MOOR! Sesleria Caerulea

If you grow ornamental grasses – and if not, what are you waiting for? – you probably know Sesleria autumnalis, a.k.a. “Autumn moor grass.” But have you met its equally-pretty, equally-hardy cousin Se …
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Calamagrostis: Yipes! Stripes!

Calamagrostis: Yipes! Stripes!

Beyond 'Karl Foerster'It’s rank blasphemy to rank any ornamental grass higher than world-famous Calamagrostis xa. ‘Karl Foerster’. It is, after all, the first grass ever named Perennial Plant of the Y …
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The Game of the Name

The Game of the Name

Mystified by Latin plant names? We hear you, and we’re here to help. Once deciphered, those tongue-twisters can actually tell us a lot. For example:Lavandula angustifoliaThis classic species charms bo …
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