Grass List P-Z


PANICUM virgatum Heavy Metal
Blue foliage airy blooms - very upright growth
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 3 - 4ft Soil Type: drought tolerant to moist
 
PANICUM virgatum Shannendoah
Deep burgundy fall color - colors up in July red flowers appear in profusion in the fall. Good substitute for Japanese blood grass
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: drought tolerant to moist
 
PENNISETUM alopecuroides Burgundy Bunny
An irresistible new hardy Pennisetum with fiery red highlights!
Sun to part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: well-drained
 
PENNISETUM alopecuroides Hameln
Compact dark green foliage with foxtail flowers in fall - good fall color
Sun Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 1 - 2ft Soil Type: drought tolerant to moist
 
PENNISETUM alopecuroides Japonicum
Very good tall fountain grass with large foxtail flowers in the autumn. Good separation between the foliage and the flowers.
Sun Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 4 - 5ft Soil Type: drought tolerant to moist
 
PENNISETUM alopecuroides Little Bunny - Dwarf Fountain Grass
A truly dwarf fountain grass - great for the rock garden
Sun Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 8 - 12 in Soil Type: drought tolerant to moist
 
PENNISETUM alopecuroides National Arboretum
Deep purple foxtails are carried above the deep green foliage in fall
Sun Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PENNISETUM messiacum Red Button
Broad foliage with red fox tail flowers from summer until frost - wonderful cut and dried flowers
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2 - 3ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PENNISETUM orientale Oriental Fountain Grass
Showy pink flowers bloom throughout the summer
Sun to part shade Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 1 - 2ft Soil Type: well drained
 
PENNISETUM orientale Karly Rose - PP #12909
6 in long dusty rose-purple plumes from summer until frost
Sun Zones: 7 - 9 Height: 2 - 3ft Soil Type: drought tolerant to moist
 
SCHIZACHYRIUM scoparium The Blues - Little Bluestem
A native prairie grass the blue foliage turns bronze to orange in fall. The flowers rise above the foliage providing a striking accent.
Sun Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: drought tolerant, well drained
 
SCRIPTUS cernuus Fiber Optics Grass
Sun to part shade Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 1ft Soil Type: moist fertile
 
SESLARIA caerulea
Sun to shade Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 1ft - 2ft Soil Type: moist
 
SESLERIA autumnalis Autumn Moor Grass
Bright yellow/green semi-evergreen foliage fits well in the perennial border - white flowers appear early in spring; last throughout the summer
Sun to part shade Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 1ft Soil Type: drought tolerant, well drained
 
STIPA gigantea Giant Feather Grass
6ft flower spikes arch gracefully out from evergreen foliage for a wonderful effect
Sun Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 2ft Soil Type: drought tolerant, well drained
 
THAMNOCALAMUS crassinodus
Another terrific clumping bamboo the new canes emerge grey-blue turning burgundy with age
Shade Zones: 6 - 9 Height: 18ft Soil Type: well drained
 
UNICIA rubra
Evergreen deep-red glossy leaves. Loosely tufted. Great for Containers.
Sun to part shade Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 12 in Soil Type: moist to swampy