Beautiful gardens thrive on diversity. While flowers undoubtedly steal the show with their vibrant colors, don’t overlook the subtle beauty and texture that ornamental grasses bring. These graceful, often overlooked plants can be the secret to adding depth and movement to your garden.
At Flowerland, we’ve carefully curated a collection of ornamental grasses, and today, we’re shining the spotlight on our most popular. These varieties have captured the hearts of our customers for their distinct appeal and adaptability.
Favorite Ornamental Grasses Over 4 Feet Tall
Hardy Pampas Grass
Height: 5-12’ x Spread: 8’ | Full Sun
Known for its towering plumes, Hardy Pampas Grass makes a dramatic statement in any landscape. Its feathery, white plumes add elegance and movement to your garden.
Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass
(Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’)
Height: 4’ x Spread: 32” | Full Sun to Partial Shade
This elegant grass boasts tall, slender stalks topped with feathery plumes. Its upright growth and rich green foliage make it a favorite for creating a natural screen or adding vertical interest.
Avalanche Reed Grass
(Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Avalanche’)
Height: 3-4’ x Spread: 24” | Full Sun to Partial Shade
Avalanche Reed Grass is adaptable to different light conditions and adds a touch of elegance to any garden.
Variegated Maiden Grass
(Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’)
Height: 4’ x Spread: 4’ | Full Sun to Partial Shade
The Variegated Maiden Grass stands out with its creamy-white and green striped leaves. It forms graceful, arching clumps and produces silky, silvery flower heads in late summer.
Gracillimus Maiden Grass
(Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’)
Height: 4’ x Spread: 6’ | Full Sun to Partial Shade
Gracillimus Maiden Grass boasts graceful feathery plumes and thrives in various garden settings.
Favorite Ornamental Grasses Under 4 Feet Tall
(Miscanthus sinensis ‘Strictus’)
Height: 5’ x Spread: 4’ | Full Sun to Partial Shade
Named for its stiff, upright growth pattern, Porcupine Grass adds drama with its unique banding pattern on the leaves. In late summer, it produces silvery plumes that dance in the breeze.
Golden Variegated Hakone Grass
(Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’)
Height: 24” x Spread: 24” | Full Shade to Partial Shade
A cascade of golden-yellow and green foliage characterizes this grass. It’s a splendid choice for borders or ground cover, brightening up shady spots with its radiant colors.
Elijah Blue Fescue Grass
(Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’)
Height: 8” x Spread: 12” | Full Shade to Partial Shade
True to its name, this fescue offers striking blue-gray foliage. It’s a low-maintenance choice perfect for rock gardens or edging pathways.
Karley Rose Oriental Fountain Grass
(Pennisetum orientale ‘Karley Rose’)
Height: 24” x Spread: 24” | Full Sun
With its burgundy-tinged foliage and pink-tinged plumes, Karley Rose Oriental Fountain Grass adds a touch of romance to any landscape.
Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass
(Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’)
Height: 24” x Spread: 24” | Full Sun
Compact and tidy, Hameln Fountain Grass produces fluffy cream-colored plumes that age to tan. Its shorter stature makes it ideal for borders and containers.
Ginger Love Fountain Grass
(Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Ginger Love’)
Height: 26” x Spread: 3’ | Full Sun
Ginger Love Fountain Grass offers a burst of red-orange color in late summer, setting your garden ablaze with warmth.
These bestsellers represent just a portion of our diverse ornamental grass collection at Flowerland. Whether you’re aiming to add structure, contrast, or a touch of whimsy to your garden, these grasses can be your secret weapon. Visit your favorite Flowerland to explore more options and let your garden dance to a new rhythm with ornamental grasses.