As you probably know, there’s nothing better than getting a gift that grows. And with Valentine’s Day and spring just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to put together DIY Garden Gifts for friends, significant others, kids, and more. These seed starting kits are super easy — and in… Read More →
Create a low-maintenance, textural backdrop with ornamental grass seed
Ornamental Grasses are a beautiful addition to areas that call for unusual, eye-catching textures to sway in the breeze all year round. Choose from variegated and colorful foliage, attractive sun-catching seed heads, and solutions for erosion control and prevention. These low-maintenance grasses are easy to plant from economical seed, and can be used to create sustainable wildlife habitat. Birds in particular, use grasses for nesting and overwintering.
Indian grass attracts birds and butterflies to the garden with feathery plumes and golden seed heads. A native ornamental grass with an upright form and slender blue-green foliage, flowers stand on sturdy stems above foliage in late summer and darken to chestnut hues in fall. Fall color ranges from orange to purple. Drought tolerant and deer resistant. (Sorghastrum nutans) Learn More →
Indian ricegrass produces graceful ivory-colored seed heads and sage-green foliage for an airy, ornamental appeal. The dramatic seed head display lasts all summer. This native, cool-season grass is highly drought tolerant. A fibrous root system provides excellent erosion control. Ricegrass is a larval host plant of skippers and attracts a variety of wildlife. (Oryzopisis hymenoides) Learn More →