March 22, 2010
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Big Bluestem

Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii Description & Overview A monarch of the native prairie grasses! Big Bluestem forms large clumps with blue-green to silvery-blue foliage that changes to attractive shades of bronze and reddish-copper with the first frost. In late August purplish flower spikes emerge producing distinctive three-parted seed heads. A […]
February 22, 2010
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Overdam Feather Reed Grass

Overdam Feather Reed Grass Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Overdam’ Description & Overview Overdam Feather Reed Grass is an upright, arching, cool season grass that produces beautifully white variegated leaves. In midsummer, delightful feathery reddish-brown flower spikes emerge maturing to golden-brown. An excellent specimen for spaces needing vertical interest. Core Characteristics Wisconsin […]
February 22, 2010
karl foerster feather reed grass calamagrostis acutiflora ftimg

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Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’ Description & Overview Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass is a beautiful and versatile cool-season, clump forming grass. Its lustrous deep green foliage is strictly upright. Showy feathery plumes on erect vertical stems are followed by striking, wheat-colored seed heads that […]
January 31, 2010
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Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis Description & Overview A most beautiful, warm season, clump forming native prairie grass! Prairie Dropseed forms cascading tufts of emerald-green foliage with airy, popcorn scented seed heads. Excellent heat and drought tolerance makes this a great choice for tough, dry sites. Core Characteristics Wisconsin Native: Yes […]