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Perennial & Ornamental Grass Display Garden

Perennial & Ornamental Grass Display Garden

Perennials add texture, seasonal color, and diversity to the landscape, filling the height gap between woody shrubs and the lowest ground layer. These herbaceous plants range from short, grass-like habits with diminutive flowers to tall, full-leaved mounds, with saucer-sized flowers.

To help you locate particular species and cultivars, and to aid in teaching plant identification, these beds are numbered and the display is loosely arranged in alphabetical order by genus from the east (closest to the flag poles) to the west (closest to the pond). Ornamental Grasses and Sedges are grouped together for comparison at the west end of the garden.

 Perennial & Ornamental Grass Display Garden Plant List

Garden Library

23161A Astilbe Vision White A
Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in White'
Vision in White Astilbe
  • Patent No: PP#18,965
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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22800A Echinacea Ruby Star MGC BB no border
Echinacea 'Ruby Star'
Ruby Star Coneflower
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 8
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23575A Hosta Curly Fries
Hosta 'Curly Fries'
Hosta
  • Height: 6" – 8"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: July
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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22260A Pennisetum Little Bunny
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny'
Little Bunny Fountain Grass
  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: August, September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 9
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Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 12:00pm

 

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