Grasses

Plant selection and landscape design demand thoughtful consideration of color, form, texture, and size.  Form and texture however, seem to take on an even greater importance when grass and grass like species are involved since these plants have the potential to provide dramatic fluidity and tactility to the garden space.  The size of the garden is also particularly important when working with grasses because while many species can stand alone or in small groups, a great number of species require large open spaces where plants can be massed in large quantities.  Many grasses and grass like species also allow the gardener to experiment with sound in the garden.  Species with light-bodied blades will rustle with just the slightest breeze while plants with heavier leaves will demand a substantial wind to move them. Familiarizing yourself with the various grasses and grass like species will allow you to utilize them to create the look and effect you desire.  The links below will provide you with the information you need to help you decide which grasses best suit your needs.  In addition, the availability list at El Nativo Growers, Inc. includes a separate table for grasses, rushes, and sedges. 

 

 

  • Product
  • Available
  • In Cart
  • # to Add
  • Price
  • Subtotal
  • Dianella caerulea Cassa Blue (PP17,998) 5g
    Quick view

    Dianella caerulea Cassa Blue (PP17,998) 5g

    Tuffy

    Log in for pricing

    One of the most attractive Dianella on the market today. Upright habit similar to that of New Zealand flax with a mature height of approximately 24 inches. The blue foliage is accentuated by a heavy wax layer on the leaf’s surface making it attractive,...
    Available: 0
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Dianella caerulea King Alfred (PP20,794) 1g
    Quick view

    Dianella caerulea King Alfred (PP20,794) 1g

    Tuffy

    Log in for pricing

    One of the latest entries into the collection, King Alfred is proving to be a great choice for a variety of applications. This flax lily has blue-green, weeping foliage with spring flowers typical of Dianella. Some key attributes include a fast rate of...
    Available: 1086
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Dianella caerulea 'Little Becca' flower close-up
    Quick view

    Dianella caerulea Little Becca (PP18,452) 1g

    Tuffy

    Log in for pricing

    Glossy, dark green foliage that slowly spreads out by creeping rootstocks give this flax lily an interesting “mounding” growth habit. Perfect for mass plantings, Little Becca has been used for a number of years on commercial sites as well as in highway...
    Available: 327
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Dianella revoluta 'Little Rev' (PP17,719) 1g
    Quick view

    Dianella revoluta 'Little Rev' (PP17,719) 1g

    Tuffy

    Log in for pricing

    This flax lily has an upright, architectural habit with blue-green foliage that reaches about 18 inches high in full sun and approximately 2 feet in partial shade. Like Tuffy's Dianella Little Becca, this plant also has a spreading nature that lends...
    Available: 0
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata' flowers close-up
    Quick view

    Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata' 1g

    Log in for pricing

    A grass-like perennial that grows in large clumps of strappy white and green variegated foliage. Tiny violet-colored flowers float about the foliage in mid spring followed by dark blue berries. Will spread quite a bit in cool, regularly-watered areas...
    Available: 0
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata' 5g
    Quick view

    Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata' 5g

    Log in for pricing

    A grass-like perennial that grows in large clumps of strappy white and green variegated foliage. Tiny violet-colored flowers float about the foliage in mid spring followed by dark blue berries. Will spread quite a bit in cool, regularly-watered areas...
    Available: 0
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Dianella tasmanica Tasred (PP18,737) 1g
    Quick view

    Dianella tasmanica Tasred (PP18,737) 1g

    Tuffy

    Log in for pricing

    This wide bladed flax lily has an arched habit and grows to approximately 18 to 24 inches tall and 12 to 18 inches wide. Several noted characteristics make this a great plant for specimen or group plantings: in full sun, the foliage is a vivid lime...
    Available: 288
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Quick view

    Distichlis spicata 4"

    Log in for pricing

    Known to be extremely salt tolerant, Saltgrass is native to a variety of California (and North American) coastal and inland plant communities including salt flats, salt marshes, wetlands, and grasslands. It is most often used for habitat restoration and...
    Available: 0
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Festuca 'Siskiyou Blue' 1g
    Quick view

    Festuca 'Siskiyou Blue' 1g

    Log in for pricing

    Thought to be a hybrid of F. idahoensis and F. glauca, 'Siskiyou Blue' has the same chalky blue-green foliage as the glauca varieties but is larger and longer lived due to its idahoensis parentage. Forms compact clumps of slender, arching, evergreen...
    Available: 506
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Quick view

    Festuca amethystina 'Superba' 1g

    Log in for pricing

    A cool-season, evergreen clumping grass with blue green foliage with striking red-purple flower stalks. Flowers emerge white in late spring and age to blonde in summer while flower stalks age to a vibrant reddish purple. Compact clumps stay under a foot...
    Available: 126
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Quick view

    Festuca g. 'Boulder Blue' 1g

    Log in for pricing

    A clumping, evergreen grass with metallic blue foliage that grows 8 to 12 inches tall and wide. Blooms profusely in summer with spikes of feathery flowers that age to light tan. Tolerant of poor soil as long as it is well-draining. Can take full sun on...
    Available: 309
    In Cart: 0
    Price:

    Log in for pricing

    Subtotal:
  • Total: items /

Adding your products to cart