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Little Bluestem -- Size: feet tall, 1 foot wide Conditions: full sun and most soils -- Best Ornamental Grasses for Midwest Gardens

Little Bluestem  One of our all-time favorite grasses, we love little bluestem's bronze-kissed, blue-gray foliage through spring and summer. Then in fall, the blades turn a gorgeous shade of purple-bronze and continue to look good all winter.    Name: Schizachyrium scoparium    Growing Conditions: Full sun, well-drained soil    Size: To 3 feet tall    Zones: 3-9

15 Native Plants for the Midwestern Garden

A lovely, tough-as-nails prairie native, little bluestem offers gray-green leaf blades that turn bold shades of purple, red, and orange in autumn. Name: Schizachyrium scoparium Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall

IRIS. with Purple foliage.

Iris 'Gerald Darby' (Iris x robusta) - Purple and green foliage

Japanese Blood Grass combined with Lamb's Ear.

Japanese Blood Grass, Imperata cylindrica, cannot be overlooked when it's in full glory. Small in size, but big in presentation, this ornamental grass will show long with burgundy tips on its otherwis

Best Sellers - Cotton Candy Grass. This colorful ornamental grass creates a sweet, pink cloud in the back of a sunny border or as a stand-alone specimen in a perennial bed. Blooms appear in late summer. A dependable variety, Cotton Candy Grass tolerates heat, humidity, drought and wet conditions with ease. This gorgeous plant has it all – it provides gorgeous foliage throughout the year, is adaptable to practically every climate and can even grow in poor soil.

Cotton Candy Ornamental Grass

This colorful ornamental grass creates a sweet, pink cloud in the back of a sunny border or as a stand-alone specimen in a perennial bed. Blooms appear in late summer. A dependable variety, Cotton Candy Grass tolerates h

BAPTISIA:The One Native Perennial Everyone Should Plant. Hardy in zones 4 - 8 | Midwest Living:

The One Native Perennial Everyone Should Plant

BAPTISIA:The One Native Perennial Everyone Should Plant. Also called False Indigo and loves the sun. Hardy in zones 4 - 8

For example, ornamental grasses and other grassy plants shine against large-leaf specimens such as Gunnera, canna, or banana. In shade gardens, ferns can offer an exciting textural contrast to hostas. Or use plants that have an interesting texture of their own. Even if it doesn't create a lot of contrast, highly textural plants such as Phormium, Japanese painted fern, or dwarf conifers can add excitement to beds and borders.

Create Drama with Plants

plants - Blue Oat Grass to 4 feet tall - Best Ornamental Grasses for Midwest Gardens

Red Creeping Thyme. Grows 3 inches tall max - no mowing . Lemony scent. Gorgeous with lavender. Perennial. Repels mosquitoes. Can grow as entire lawn

Red Creeping Thyme

Grows 3 inches tall max - no mowing . Can grow as entire lawn

Ornamental Grasses (Feather Reed) Calamagrostis acutiflora "karl forester"

Ornamental Grasses (Feather Reed)

PlantFiles Pictures: Feather Reed Grass, Feather Reed Grass 'Karl Foerster' (Calamagrostis acutiflora) by dwarfconifer

Coneflower: Tough as nails and deer-resistant. More tips for Midwest plants: http://www.midwestliving.com/garden/ideas/25-top-easy-care-plants-for-midwest-gardens/page/21/0

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens

25 Easy-care plants for a Midwest Garden. Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.

$8.99  FOUNTAIN GRASS---AWESOME ORNAMENTAL GRASS!  We need 2

White Fountain Grass, lemon grass, and Chinese Maidenhair grass. Mexican feather grass and stipa is invasive, use chinese maidenhair instead.

Drought Tolerant Perennial Plants - Wilson Bros. Nursery

Dianthus plants produce grass like foliage with abundant flowers, which are often spicily fragrant. We offer a wide selection of Dianthus plants for sale.

PINK PAMPAS GRASS - Cortaderia Selloana - Pink Pampas grass can grow 8 - 10 feet tall and will form beautiful pink fluffy plumes that are decorative and very attractive. An attractive ornamental grass as a focal point in the garden. Zones 6-10 (hardy); can be grown in other zones with additional care during the winter months. FULL SUN TO PARTIAL SHADE, up to 10 ft. tall.

Pink Pampas Grass Seeds

PINK PAMPAS GRASS - Cortaderia Selloana - Pink Pampas grass can grow 8 - 10 feet tall and will form beautiful pink fluffy plumes that are decorative and very attractive. An attractive ornamental grass as a focal point in the garden.

Prairie Blues Bluestem - Deciduous, clumping grass with gray-blue foliage that turns salmon orange in the fall. Flower spikes emerge above the foliage, displaying downy white seed heads that persist into fall. Good ground-cover for massing or effective specimen in borders and rock gardens.

Prairie Blues Bluestem - Deciduous, clumping grass with gray-blue foliage that…

Japanese Blood Grass - How beautiful this would be in a grouping or in a container

Japanese Blood Grass for Sale Online – Greener Earth Nursery

Blue Queen Salvia - Blooms profusely for months! Enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this brilliant violet-blue Salvia, a member of the mint family. Heat- a

Blue Queen Salvia - Blooms profusely for months! Enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this brilliant violet-blue Salvia, a member of the mint family.