Rideau Woodland Ramble - 2024

 

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ORNAMENTAL GRASSES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'
Big Bluestem are perfect for providing height and colour to the garden, coming into prime a little earlier than other ornamental grasses. The foliage of 'Blackhawks' emerges deep green to dark purple in spring and deepens to near black by fall.

Clumping

1.5m

60cm

4

26.00 1 Gallon

 

Andropogon gerardii 'Holy Smoke'

 

 

 

 

24.99 1 Gallon

 

Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'
This extraordinary selection of native prairie grass will reach five to six feet tall with dark green foliage that develops purplish-red highlights by late summer, then turns a vivid scarlet red in fall; plant in full sun for best colour.

Clumping

1.8m

1m

3

24.00 1 Gallon

New

Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster'
Karl Foerster Reed Grass. Dark green foliage, pinkish spring flowers maturing to gold.

Clumping Upright

1.2m

1m

4

21.00 1 Gallon

28.99 2 Gallon

49.99 5 Gallon

 

Carex pensylvanica
Forms a nice ground cover of soft clumps, making it suitable for use as a drought tolerant lawn in shady areas. It greens up early in the spring and grows very well in open woods and woodland margins.

Groundcover

25cm

30cm

3

$21.00 1 Gallon

New

Chasmanthium latifolium
Bamboo-like foliage and showy, drooping large oats-shaped seed heads. Performs best in part shade.

Clumping

75cm

45cm

4

28.00 2 Gallon

49.00 5 Gallon

 

Deschampsia c. 'Goldtau'
Deep, dark-green foliage, late blooming period, clump-forming habit and airy, golden-yellow flowers that emerge in June and last through to September. Attractive seed heads persist through winter. An eye catching cool season, semi-evergreen ornamental grass perfectly suited for part sun to shade.

Mounded

60cm

75cm

4

29.00 2 Gallon

 

Festuca g. 'Beyond Blue'
Forms a dense tuft of bluer-than-blue leaves that remain blue all season. Spikes of tan flowers in early summer. Excellent for mass planting, edging, or in the rock garden. Clumps are easily divided in early spring, and this should be done every 2 to 3 years.

Mounded

30cm

40cm

4

21.00 1 Gallon

28.00 2 Gallon

 

Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'
The foliage is completely golden. Cascading foliage resembles falling water. Marvelous beside a pond. Try combining it with darker foliage plants like a Heuchera.

Spreading

30cm

30cm

4

24.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

 

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
Foliage is stunning variegated yellow, white and green, turning intense pinkish-red in fall. Grows best in partial to full shade.

Spreading

30cm

30cm

4

24.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

 

Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'
Foliage bright red in early summer and remains until autumn.

Spreading

45cm

 

4

21.00 1 Gallon

 

Miscanthus floridulus 'Giganteus'
A very tall upright grower with dark green blades. One of the last miscanthus to bloom mid to late Fall. Flowers are white and 50cm long.

Upright Clumping

2m

 

4

28.00 2 Gallon

49.99 5 Gallon

 

Miscanthus giganteus 'Alligator'

 

 

 

 

27.00 2 Gallon

 

Miscanthus o. purpurascens
Flame Grass features bold plumes of coral-pink flowers rising above the foliage in late summer. The silver seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from early fall to late winter. Its grassy leaves are green in colour. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous coppery-bronze in the fall.

Clumping

1.5m

1.2m

3

22.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

 

Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'
Green leaves with silver mid-ribs form beautiful clumps, the most outstanding feature of this new cultivar is its flowers. In late summer, a profusion of full, burgundy plumes sweep the sky.

Upright Clumping

1.5m

1m

4

22.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

49.99 5 Gallon

 

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra'

 

 

 

 

22.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

49.99 5 Gallon

New

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
Forms a graceful, upright mound of narrow green foliage, each leaf neatly edged in creamy-white. Clumps have a sturdy, compact habit, well suited to the smaller garden. Coppery-pink plumes appear in late fall.

Upright Clumping

1.2m

90cm

4

22.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

49.99 5 Gallon

 

Miscanthus sinensis 'Oktoberfest'
This variety has wide green foliage with white midribs; an upright cascading habit that is quite symmetrical; copper plumes rise above in fall over purplish-red foliage and produce creamy-tan seed heads; great winter interest.

Clumping

2.1m

1.2m

4

29.99 2 Gallon

 

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
Horizontal bands of green and yellow. Feathery beige plumes.

Upright Clumping

1.5m

1.2m

4

22.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

49.99 5 Gallon

 

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'
A gracefully arching ornamental grass, with gorgeous dark green blades highlighted by creamy white stripes. Shimmery, silver-white plumes dance atop the foliage mound in the fall. A great choice for textural contrast in perennial or shrub beds.

Clumping

1.8m

90cm

4

19.99 1 Gallon

28.00 2 Gallon

55.00 5 Gallon

 

Panicum v. 'North Wind'
This selection forms a tall, narrow mound of olive-green leaves, bearing airy heads of tiny green flowers in late summer. Fall colour is golden, fading to tan. Usually attractive in the garden all winter long.

Upright Clumping

1.5m

1m

4

22.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

 

Panicum v. 'Red Flame'
This warm season grass emerges with blue-green foliage before turning almost completely wine red by summer's end. Compared with classic varieties like 'Shenandoah', 'Red Flame' has a greater saturation of red colour on each leaf and incredible vigor. Use this grass for its colour, texture, and durability in the landscape.

Clumping

1m

60cm

4

29.99 2 Gallon

New

Panicum v. Prairie Winds 'Apache Rose'
A sturdy, durable ornamental grass that withstands adverse weather conditions. Grey-green leaves form a strictly upright, dense clump. Rose-coloured flower panicles and leaf tips in fall.

Clumping

1.2m

75cm

4

29.99 2 Gallon

49.99 5 Gallon

New

Panicum v. Prairie Winds 'Cheyenne Sky'
Forms a dense, upright clump of blue-green leaves that turn wine red in early summer. Purple flower panicles appear just above the foliage in late summer.

Upright Clumping

90cm

45cm

4

28.00 20cm pot

 

Panicum v. Prairie Winds 'Niagara Falls'
This native ornamental grass that appears like a Miscanthus in the landscape with arching foliage, but adds the powder blue colour characteristic of Switch Grass. In fall, sprays of cream seed heads pack the top of the plant.

Clumping

1.2m

1.2m

4

29.00 20cm pot

 

Panicum v. Prairie Winds 'Totem Pole'
'Totem Pole' forms a very upright column of steel blue foliage and powdery blue stems. In early fall, the top of the clump explodes with golden seed panicles. The narrow base of the plant makes it an ideal candidate for small spaces in the garden that need height and vertical structure.

Upright Clumping

1.8m

1m

4

28.00 20cm pot

49.99 5 Gallon

 

Pennisetum a. 'Burgundy Bunny'
A miniature version forming an upright clump of narrow, green leaves bearing small, tufted, cream flower plumes in late summer. The leaves show red colour in summer but by fall are completely red, lasting until frost.

Mounded

30cm

30cm

4

29.99 2 Gallon

 

Pennisetum a. 'Hameln'
An attractive grass highlighted by fluffy, buff-coloured plumes that arch above the lush, green fountain of foliage. In fall the foliage turns a lovely golden russet colour. Creates a terrific contrast when used among shrubs or as a backdrop in a perennial bed.

Mounded

60cm

60cm

4

21.00 1 Gallon

29.99 2 Gallon

New

Schizachyrium s. 'Standing Ovation'
Spikey bluish-green stems and leaves transition to a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows, and purplish-browns in the autumn. Also provides winter interest before cutting back in early spring to make way for new growth.

Upright Clumping

90cm

45cm

4

29.00 2 Gallon

 

Schizachyrium s. 'Twilight Zone'
Possesses a nearly iridescent silvery mauve purple cast all over the whole plant beginning in midsummer. It retains these eerily beautiful tones through fall when brighter purple highlights appear on the flower stems. The attractive foliage forms a strictly upright, narrowly columnar clump that is about half as wide as it is tall.

Upright Clumping

1.2m

60cm

3

29.00 2 Gallon

 

Sporobolus heterolepsis
The leaves form gently rounded hummocks of silver green in the spring and summer with delicate sprays of seed above. The golden colour of the leaves in fall can persist through much of the winter.

Mounded

60cm

45cm

3

21.00 1 Gallon

 



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