Tried & True Grass

Juncus Ornamental Grass

Ornamental grasses and grass-like plants are definitely worth planting. They work harmoniously with our natural environment and help keep our surroundings healthy and viable.  Admired for their beauty, but loved for their low maintenance and toughness, grasses can bring flair and elegance to mass plantings, borders, beds, patios, walkways, and mixed planters. They are practical and attractive to any landscape application – adding texture, structure, height, and colour. With countless options, short or tall, curly or straight, grasses will always have a place in any garden.

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Varieties Listing

Tried & True Grass Cyperus Umbrella
GRASS – Cyperus Umbrella Grass

(sye PEER us), (SYE purr us) Cyperus has tubular stems with narrow green fronds topped with unique brown flower clusters. This dwarf type of Papyrus makes an excellent accent and structure plant. The decorative foliage works well in mixed containers, as an aquatic plant or indoor lifestyle plant.

Tried & True Fountain Grass
GRASS – Fountain Grass (Pennisetum Setaceum)

(pen iss SEE tum) (set-TAY-see-um) A popular Fountain Grass that has pretty arching light green blades with nodding feathery rose-coloured flower spikes or plumes that last from early summer to mid-fall. This graceful and showy grass is versatile so it can be used in beds and borders or it makes a perfect complement in combination containers. Very tolerant… Read more »

Bunny Tails
GRASS, Bunny Tails

Lagurus ovatus Ornamental grasses keep gaining popularity with gardeners and landscapers alike because they are easy to grow and maintain. Bunny Tails is loved by gardeners young and old for its soft, fluffy seed heads that resemble a rabbit’s tail. The other common name for this neat and compact annual grass is Hare’s Tail. The… Read more »

Tried & True Grass Juncus Twisted Arrow
GRASS, Juncus Twisted Arrow™ – Spiral Rush

(JUNK uss) Twisted Arrow is a special combination of Juncus Blue Arrows (straight) and Juncus effusus spiralis (curly juncus) for high impact mix of colours and textures. This whimsical upright grass features very narrow shiny blue and green stems that are straight and spiral outward. Flowers are borne in a cluster near the end of… Read more »

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