Common Blue Fescue
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
Some of these grasses are ornamental; others are used for lawns, erosion control, or pasture. All need good drainage, can withstand dry conditions and severe frosts. Clumps can be divided in fall.Festuca glauca
From Europe. Grows to 1 ft. high, 10 in. wide. Dense tuft of very narrow, fine leaves; color varies from blue gray to silvery white. Summer flowers in spikes. Use as edging or a groundcover. Center of clump commonly dies out after several years.
Grows quickly to 8 in. high and wide, making a fine-textured, dense, compact mound of metallic blue foliage. Short flower spikes appear in summer.
The plant forms an 8-in.-high clump of intensely silver-blue leaves and is one of the tougher, longer-lived selections.
Native to Armenia, this rampant, thorny blackberry has naturalized in two dozen states from coast to c...
Blossoms of this 6-in.-high plant are star shaped when fully open; they have rose carmine outer segmen...
This species' soft yellow flowers rise on 6–10-in. stems. Very narrow leaves.