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Gray's Sedge Gray's Sedge

Carex grayi

Fruit aggregate resembling a mace has ornamental value. Sedges help control erosion and the seed feeds wildlife.

Light: Full Sun to Shade
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: to 3 feet

Price: $11.95
Fringed Sedge Fringed Sedge

Carex crinita

A graceful sedge bearing long, pendulous spikes. Aids in erosion control and will spread by rhizomes to form colonies. Seed provides food for songbirds and waterfowl. Rain Gardens, ponds, waterways.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Wet to Average
Height: 1 to 3 feet

Price: $11.95
River Oats River Oats

Chasmanthium latifolium

This grass has ornamental value, winter interest, and dangling seed can be used in arrangements. It may spread under favorable conditions so consider placing it in a contained situation. Excellent choice for stream-sides, slopes and erosion control. Provides cover and seed for birds. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 3 feet

Price: $11.95
Scouringrush Horsetail Scouringrush Horsetail

Equisetum hyemale

Belonging to a family of primitive vascular plants, this plant does not flower but forms cone-like heads that bear spores. Evergreen stems provide very interesting visual texture in all seasons. Be forewarned that containment in a large pot is highly recommended for home use of this plant. It can spread aggressively by rhizomes, even bypassing pavement underground to colonize new areas.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Blooms: None

Price: $11.95
Little Bluestem Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

Used as an ornamental grass with silvery & bluish green leaves in rain gardens & pollinator gardens. Attractive bronze fall foliage & purplish flowers. Provides food & cover for wildlife.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Blooms: August to February

Price: $11.95
Common Rush Common Rush

Juncus effusus

A clumping semi-evergreen plant with an interesting spreading vertical habit. Use in areas in need of erosion control & in water gardens, container gardens, at pond's edge or other damp areas. Spreads under favorable conditions. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Wet to Average
Height: 2 to 4 feet

Price: $11.95
Purple Lovegrass Purple Lovegrass

Eragrostis spectabilis

A low growing, clump-forming ornamental grass that tolerates dry, sandy soils in full sun. Airy reddish-purple inflorescence's appear in August and last through September and are a pleasant addition to floral arrangements. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Dry to Average
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Blooms: August

Price: $11.95
Fox Sedge Fox Sedge

Carex vulpinoidea

Foliage is clump-forming and often a pleasant yellow-green. Like other sedges, this plant is excellent for wildlife and for erosion control on the banks of lakes, streams and other waterways. A rapidly spreading plant. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Moist
Height: 1 to 3 feet

Price: $11.95
Palm Sedge Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis

Foliage radiates from stem giving an interesting textural effect. Beautiful in contained rain garden area in mass. Grown from Kentucky source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Medium to Wet
Height: 2 to 3 feet

Price: $11.95
American Beak Grass American Beak Grass

Diarrhena americana

Also known as Beak Grain, this grass is good for shady areas with average to moist soil and for erosion control near along waterways. With shiny arcing leaves, it can form attractive colonies via rhizomes in optimal conditions. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Part to Full Shade
Soil: Medium to Wet
Height: 2 to 3 feet

Price: $11.95
Blue Wood Sedge Blue Wood Sedge

Carex flaccosperma

A small, clump-forming sedge with blue-green foliage. Ours grow in full sun & require no supplemental watering and, although they slowly grow larger, do not spread via rhizomes making them friendly to home use such as bordering a walkway or edge. Kentucky source.

Price: $11.95