Ten Great Ornamental Grasses

Blue fescue Blue fescueis attractive and  compact, container-friendly tufts in the bright hue. The sky’s the limit when it comes complementing this distinctive plant. Sunny shades of yellow and orange work especially well. Common Names: Blue fescue. Botanical Name: Festuca glauca. Hardiness: Zones 4 to 8. Size: 6 inches to 1 foot high. Foliage: Thin blue blades. Flowers: Slim, blue-green, eventually turning buff. Light Needs: Full sun to light shade. Growing Advice: Plant in dry soil with good drainage. Prize Picks: Evocatively named Sea Urchin is about 10 inches high and wide, and especially dense and compact. For a less … Continue reading Ten Great Ornamental Grasses