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Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Tiny Tiger' (syn. 'Nana Aurea')
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Good grower. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Tiny Tiger' (syn. 'Nana Aurea')
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Good grower. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Tiny Tiger' (syn. 'Nana Aurea')
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Good grower. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Toney Tiger'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Toney Tiger'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Toney Tiger'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable POA cita
Silver Tussock

Perennial Grass: Upright long-lived clumper. Tolerates drought, wind & coastal conditions. Has very narrow shiny pale grn lvs, that age to green-brown. Arching flower stems rise just above the folg. having a loose open arrangement of bronze flower heads. Rake out old lvs annually to keep clumps attractive & fresh. Great accent or ground cover plant. Blm time: summer. Size: 2-3' x 1-2'. Exp. sun/pt shade. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes', Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes'
Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. From John Greenlee & part of the Greenlee Meadow Collection. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Wide 1/4 inch foliage has wide silvered backs, giving a semi-silver cast to the clumps. Taller & larger creamy white flowers can vary by site but can get 24-30 in tall. Blooms spring-summer. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed proof. Exposure: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4. PPAF

SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes', Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes'
Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. From John Greenlee & part of the Greenlee Meadow Collection. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Wide 1/4 inch foliage has wide silvered backs, giving a semi-silver cast to the clumps. Taller & larger creamy white flowers can vary by site but can get 24-30 in tall. Blooms spring-summer. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed proof. Exposure: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4. PPAF

Photo unavailable SESLERIA 'Campo De Azul'
Blue Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. Very blue-green upright, stiff foliage forms a large expanding clump. Excellent massed, plant on 2' centers. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Blooms spring-summer w/blackish purple panicles aging to tan/silver-white. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed-proof, 18-24" x 18-24”, flowers to 36”. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5

Photo unavailable SESLERIA 'Campo De Azul'
Blue Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. Very blue-green upright, stiff foliage forms a large expanding clump. Excellent massed, plant on 2' centers. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Blooms spring-summer w/blackish purple panicles aging to tan/silver-white. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed-proof, 18-24" x 18-24”, flowers to 36”. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5

SESLERIA 'Greenlee', Greenlee Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Greenlee'
Greenlee Moor Grass

Perennial Grass Evergreen Presumed to be a hybrid between Sesleria caerulia & Sesleria autumnalis. Blue-tinged green blades bear a likeness to Sesleria caerulia but are longer, while the blooms resemble those of Sesleria autumnalis, except for being thicker & more elongated & turning a purplish brown hue when mature. Blm time: spring/summer. Sun/part shade. Water moderate Ht 1ft Width 1-2 ft USDA Z4-10.

SESLERIA 'Greenlee', Greenlee Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Greenlee'
Greenlee Moor Grass

Perennial Grass Evergreen Presumed to be a hybrid between Sesleria caerulia & Sesleria autumnalis. Blue-tinged green blades bear a likeness to Sesleria caerulia but are longer, while the blooms resemble those of Sesleria autumnalis, except for being thicker & more elongated & turning a purplish brown hue when mature. Blm time: spring/summer. Sun/part shade. Water moderate Ht 1ft Width 1-2 ft USDA Z4-10.

SESLERIA 'Greenlee', Greenlee Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Greenlee'
Greenlee Moor Grass

Perennial Grass Evergreen Presumed to be a hybrid between Sesleria caerulia & Sesleria autumnalis. Blue-tinged green blades bear a likeness to Sesleria caerulia but are longer, while the blooms resemble those of Sesleria autumnalis, except for being thicker & more elongated & turning a purplish brown hue when mature. Blm time: spring/summer. Sun/part shade. Water moderate Ht 1ft Width 1-2 ft USDA Z4-10.

SESLERIA autumnalis, Autumn Moor Grass SESLERIA autumnalis
Autumn Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer and bog tolerant. Has lime-green foliage with tan floweiring racemes in late summer and fall. Good border, rock garden and ground cover plant. Tolerates root competition from woody plants. Non invasive. Height: 20". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-10.

SESLERIA autumnalis, Autumn Moor Grass SESLERIA autumnalis
Autumn Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Semi-evergreen. Drought, deer and bog tolerant. Has lime-green foliage with tan floweiring racemes in late summer and fall. Good border, rock garden and ground cover plant. Tolerates root competition from woody plants. Non invasive. Height: 20". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-10.

Photo unavailable SESLERIA caerulea
Blue Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. 2-toned foliage-dark green on top & silver blue underneath. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Blooms spring-summer w/blackish purple panicles aging to tan. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed-proof, 6-12" x 6-12", flowers to 20". Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-10.

STIPA arundinacea 'Sirocco', Feather Reed, Pheasant's Tail Grass STIPA arundinacea 'Sirocco'
Feather Reed, Pheasant's Tail Grass

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Tolerates clay soil. Stunning slightly arching green foilage turns coppery pink under cool conditions and forms a fountianous mound 10-15" by 22-24". Great texture for borders and pots. Bloom color: beige. Height: 10-15". Width: 22-24". Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable STIPA ichu
Peruvian Feather Grass

Perennial: Deer resistant. Good for erosion control. Silky green plumes move w/the slightest breeze. In fall the folg. matures to an attractive golden tan. Heat resistant. Prefers rocky soils but can handle clay. Use as a vertical accent in a mixed border, rock garden, or among shrubs on a hillside. Similar to Mexican Feather Grass but doesn't reseed as much in low water conditions. Blms: ivory. Size: 2-3' x 1-2'. Exp.: full sun/pt. shade.

Photo unavailable STIPA ichu
Peruvian Feather Grass

Perennial: Deer resistant. Good for erosion control. Silky green plumes move w/the slightest breeze. In fall the folg. matures to an attractive golden tan. Heat resistant. Prefers rocky soils but can handle clay. Use as a vertical accent in a mixed border, rock garden, or among shrubs on a hillside. Similar to Mexican Feather Grass but doesn't reseed as much in low water conditions. Blms: ivory. Size: 2-3' x 1-2'. Exp.: full sun/pt. shade.

UNCINIA rubra 'Belinda's Find', Hook Sedge UNCINIA rubra 'Belinda's Find'
Hook Sedge

Grass-like Herb: Evergreen. Excellent woodland plant. A tuft-forming New Zealand perennial with sharply pointed bronze foliage with rich cherry red leaf margins. A nice border or pot plant. Dark brown blooms in summer. Height: 8". Spread: 10". Exposure: sun in cool climates/part shade to shade elsewhere. Water: mod/moist. Can grow in a pot standing in a saucer of water. USDA Z8-11. PP#21972.

Photo unavailable UNCINIA uncinata rubra
Red Hook Sedge

Grass-like Herb: Evergreen. A tuft-forming New Zealand perennial w/sharply pointed greenish red to rich reddish brown foliage (darkest in the cool season). A nice border or pot plant. Dark brown to black blooms in summer. 12"-15" x 14". Sun in cool climates/Part shade elsewhere. Water: mod/moist. Can grow in a pot standing in a saucer of water. USDA Z8-11. (syn. UNCINIA rubra 'Firedance')

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