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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Deschampsia cespitosa, Calamagrostis x acutiflora

deschampsia cespitosa, tufted hairgrass on left

Noteworthy species on view along the meadow path include tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa) and wavy hair grass (Deschampsia flexuosa), both planted en masse along a grove of river birch (Betula nigra 'Heritage', zones 3 to

Love the look of grasses as they transition into fall

Contemporary Landscape by Adam Woodruff + Associates, Garden Artisans Indian grass (sorghastrum nuans) tall turns bright orange, bluestem goes for scarlets

Sesleria Autumnalis; this is a great clumping grass to use under established trees as it tolerates root competition

Sesleria Autumnalis - OK for dappled shade. Perhaps better for filling out a partially shaded border?

Molinia 'Transparent'

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This is the time when the color of redtwig dogwood, white birch trees and more are the show! John Grimshaw took this wonderful photo! he has a great garden blog: http://johngrimshawsgardendiary.blogspot.nl/search?updated-max=2013-04-

This would be beautiful in a sunny rain garden. An oustanding demonstration of the value of winter stems: a Rasta combination of dogwoods and birch at the Savill Garden.


Idea of planting around the bases of the Amelanchier. Mix of grass, domes and multi-stems.

Karl Foerster

Karl Foerster