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Plant lists / Listes de plantes

Grasses

Seeds for many of these plants are available from the MGF Seed Collection / Beaucoup de graines de ces plantes sont disponibles dans la Collection de graines de MGF
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Ampelodesmos mauritanicus
Best as a specimen plant.
Very drought tolerant
Calamagrostis brachytricha
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster‘
Chasmanthium latifolium
 
Elymus magellanicus
Slow-growing. Needs well-drained soil.
Eragrostis curvula
Love grass. Fine foliage.
Very drought tolerant.
Eragrostis elliottii
Eragrostis spectabilis
Eustachys distichophylla
Evergreen. Self seeds.
Very drought tolerant.
Festuca glauca
Short-lived but self-seeds .
Leymus arenarius
Spreads very quickly so can be invasive.
Looks good in a pot.
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Dronning Ingrid‘
Hints of red in the foliage.
Needs some watering in summer.
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light‘
More drought tolerant than most miscanthus.
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Saturnia‘
Silvery flower spikes in autumn.
Needs some watering in summer.
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Silberfeder‘
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Yaku Jima‘
More drought tolerant than most miscanthus.
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Zebrinus‘
Best as a specimen plant.
Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus ‘Cabaret‘
Broad-leaved, so needs regular watering.
Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus ‘Cosmopolitan‘
Broad-leaved, so needs regular watering.
Muhlenbergia capillaris
Beautiful flowers in autumn.
Muhlenbergia lindheimeri
Muhlenbergia reverchonii ‘Undaunted‘
American native. Dark pink flowers in autumn.
Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal‘
Switch grass.
Self seeds.
 
Panicum virgatum ‘Rubrum‘
Leaves turn reddish-bronze in autumn.
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln‘
Pennisetum orientale ‘Karley Rose‘
Pennisetum orientale ‘Tall Tails‘
Can be invasive.
Pennisetum villosum
Can be invasive.
Phaenosperma globosa
Evergreen. Self seeds.
Needs some watering in summer.
Saccharum ravennae
From the sugar cane family.
Can grow to 3.5 m. in one season.
 
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues‘
American native. Foliage turns red-orange in autumn.
Sesleria caerulea
Excellent blue foliage plant.
Sesleria nitida
Stipa gigantea
Best as a specimen plant.
Stipa tenuifolia
syn. Nassella tenuissima
Self seeds.