Colorful Ornamental Grasses

Colorful Ornamental Grasses

We have colorful ornamental grasses in the nursery at Westport Winery Garden Resort:

Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca 'Beyond Blue') features intense, blue foliage that stays bright throughout the season without browning. Evergreen. Full sun. Ht. 9-12in, spread 18in. Zone 4

Japanese Blood Grass (Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron') has lng, slender leaf blades that emerge light green with wine-red tips; color intensifies and by fall the leaves are completely blood red. Ht. 12-18in, deciduous, drought tolerant once established, Zone 5

Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens') boasts striking black foliage with small spikes of white-lilac flowers with a pink flush followed by shiny black fruits. Prefers partial shade to full sun. Ht. 6-8in. Zone 6. Evergreen.

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