Morgensternsegge (Carex grayi)

Morgensternsegge (Carex grayi)

Description: The Morgensternsegge first and foremost earns their attention thanks to the attractively developed inflorescences. They are reminiscent of developed asterisks. It is a grass that blooms from June to August. The inflorescences are very decorative. The Morgensternsegge reaches a height between 30 and 50 to 60 cm, but under favorable conditions it can grow up Continue reading “Morgensternsegge (Carex grayi)”

Noging Perl Grass (Melica nutans)

Nodding Perl Grass (Melica nutans)

Description: Nodding Perl Grass belongs to the grass family. This grass reaches about 60 to 70 cm growth height and forms loose lumps. The leaves are flat, they are wrapped in buds. The inflorescence is a panicle. The elliptical spikelets consist of 3 to 6 flowers. Nectar Perl grass starts the vegetation early and blooms from April to July. This grass is hardy.

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Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis), Aureovariegatus ‘

Meadow Foxtail, Aureovariegatus'

Description: Meadow Foxtail is a grass of the grass family (Poaceae ). The leaves are longitudinally striped. The middle of the leaf is green, while the edges are yellow. The leaves reach a length of up to 15 cm and the plant reaches a height of about 30 to 40 cm, depending on the ambient conditions. The meadow foxtail ‘Aureovariegatus’ reaches a height of up to 70 cm during its flowering. Continue reading “Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis), Aureovariegatus ‘”

Beach rye (Leymus arenarius)

Beach rye (Leymus arenarius)

Description: The beach rye belongs to the family of grasses (Poaceae). Under natural conditions we can meet the grass at the coastal dunes. The beach rye is quite massive and grows in dense clumps. Its height can reach up to 1 m. The leaves are a gray-blue color. The coloring depends on the fertility and moisture of the earth. The poorer and drier the soil, the bluer the color. The tip of Continue reading “Beach rye (Leymus arenarius)”

Common reed (Phragmites australis)

Common reed (Phragmites australis)

Description: The reed is one of the grasses that grows especially often in wet and swampy wastelands. It can be planted on the edge of ponds, wetlands or in naturalistic gardens. It is a very fast growing and expansive ornamental grass. It can reach up to 4 meters in height. The rhizomes are strong, thick and very branched. Stalks of the reed are hollow, rather firm, naked and shiny. The Continue reading “Common reed (Phragmites australis)”

Hairstyling Sedge (Carex capillaris)

Hairstyling Sedge

Description: The hairstyled sedge belongs to the family of sedges. It grows to a height of 30 cm. This grass has light brown leaves. Some of them are curled. The Hairy Sedge flowers from May to June. It is suitable for pots and flower beds with grasses.

Care: The sedge loves sunny locations. In partial shade it can grow too. It is partly evergreen, therefore, in the spring, Continue reading “Hairstyling Sedge (Carex capillaris)”

Miscanthus sinensis, Apache ‘

Description: Miscanthus’ Apache’ belongs to the grass family (Poaceae). It is one of the smaller miscanthus varieties, as it reaches about 50 cm in height. It grows horstig and does not form foothills. The leaves of the miscanthus Apache are banded. The spots are yellowish in color and stand out against the background of the bright green leaf mass. The lower leaves are Continue reading “Miscanthus sinensis, Apache ‘”

Forest Twilight (Brachypodium sylvaticum)

Woodland Twilight (Brachypodium sylvaticum)

Description: The forest twilight we encounter in the wild in Europe and northwest Africa or Asia, where the climate is temperate and the earth humus. It is a grass of the grass family (Poaceae). Forest twigs are grass that reaches up to 60 cm in height, while the flowers can reach up to 120 cm.
The leaves are green, up to 12 mm wide, they are limp and hanging. They Continue reading “Forest Twilight (Brachypodium sylvaticum)”

European Wheatgrass (Poa nemoralis)

European Wheatgrass (Poa nemoralis)

Description: European Wheatgrass belongs to the family of Poaceae. It often occurs in mountain areas, but also on fallow land and meadows. This grass is also used in lawn mixtures. Hain-panicle grass reaches a height of about 70-80 cm, but it all depends on the conditions under which it grows. It forms a loose clump of gray-green, about 20-30 cm long leaves. Common bluegrass flowers from Continue reading “European Wheatgrass (Poa nemoralis)”

Japan Gold Sedge (Carex oshimensis), Evergold ‘

Japan Gold Sedge (Carex oshimensis), Evergold'

Description: The Japan Gold Sedge ‘Evergold’, like all sedges, belongs to the family of the sour grass family. This grass is very decorative and reaches up to 30 cm in height and width. It forms narrow, tender and timid leaves. The middle is white or light yellow, the edges are green. Japan gold sedge ‘Evergold’ is an evergreen grass, so it graces the garden even in winter. It grows in horsten. Continue reading “Japan Gold Sedge (Carex oshimensis), Evergold ‘”