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ACORUS gramineus 'Licorice', Japanese Sweet Flag, Grassy Sweet Flag ACORUS gramineus 'Licorice'
Japanese Sweet Flag, Grassy Sweet Flag

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Foliage has a stong licorice scent and flavor. Use between stepping stones, as a ground cover, poolside planting or in containers. Nice when used in edges. Foliage color: green. Height: 12 inches. Spread: 12 inches. Water: moderate/moist. Will grow in bog/shallow water. Supply occasional water if shaded. Exposure: sun or shade. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ACORUS gramineus 'Pusillus Minimus Aureus'
Miniature Variegated Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Use between stepping stones, as a ground cover, poolside plant or containers. Will take light traffic. Quite rare. Foliage: bleached golden yellow. Ht: 4-6 inches. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate/moist. Will grow in bog/shallow water. Supply occasional water if shaded. USDA Z5.

ACORUS gramineus 'Pusillus', Dwarf Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag ACORUS gramineus 'Pusillus'
Dwarf Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Use between stepping stones, as a ground cover, poolside plant or containers. Will take light traffic. Height: 3-5 inches. Foliage color: green. Exposure: sun or shade. Water: moderate/moist. Will grow in bog/shallow water. Supply occasional water if shaded. USDA Z5.

ACORUS gramineus variegatus, White Striped Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag ACORUS gramineus variegatus
White Striped Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Use between stepping stones, as a ground cover, poolside plant or containers. Nice in edges. Foliage color: variegated green and cream. Height: 1-2'. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate/moist. Will grow in bog/shallow water. Supply occasional water if shaded. USDA Z5.

ACORUS gramineus variegatus, White Striped Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag ACORUS gramineus variegatus
White Striped Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Use between stepping stones, as a ground cover, poolside plant or containers. Nice in edges. Foliage color: variegated green and cream. Height: 1-2'. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate/moist. Will grow in bog/shallow water. Supply occasional water if shaded. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ACORUS gramineus variegatus 'Ogon'
Golden Variegated Japanese or Grassy Sweet Flag

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Use between stepping stones, as a ground cover, poolside plant or in containers. Nice when used in edges. Foliage: variegated golden yellow. Height: 1-1.5'. Exposure: sun or shade. Water: moderate/moist. Can grow in bog/shallow water. Plant prefers consistently moist soil but not standing water. Reduce water in full shade. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ANDROPOGON gerardii 'Holy Smoke'
Holy Smoke Big Bluestem

Grass-like Perennial: Deer & drought resistant. Perfect for adding height & color to the garden. Tall upright stems emerge blue-green, maturing to green tinged with red. Beautiful bronze and lavender coloring in fall. Best massed in wildflower meadows, prairie or naturalized areas. Good rock garden and screen/accent plant. Bloom time: fall. Height: 4-7’. Width: 2-3’. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z4.

ANEMANTHELE lessoniana (syn. STIPA or APERA arundinacea), Feather Grass, Pheasant's-tail Grass ANEMANTHELE lessoniana (syn. STIPA or APERA arundinacea)
Feather Grass, Pheasant's-tail Grass

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Tolerates coast. Beautiful ornamental grass with long, drooping panicles down to 3' over green to orange foliage. Native to New Zealand. Stems: 2-5'. Plume: purplish-brown spikes. Good for cutting & drying. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

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