Fast Growing, Ornamental Grass with Year Round InterestWith the beginning of spring, Shenandoah’s blue/green leaves emerge with subtle red tips and increasingly transition to burgundy/red by autumn. By mid-summer it has sent aloft puffy, summer blooms of a reddish/pink hue that rise above the foliage on airy panicles.The fluffy flower heads drift on the afternoon breeze as if delicate clouds, drawing the eye and enticing pollinators to come in for a closer look. Your yard’s birds will certainly also take notice, sizing Shenandoah up for a tasty treat (as the flowers transition to seeds). Both the foliage and panicle seeds slowly adopt shades of grey and brown for fall, lending a bit of decorative interest to your winter landscape. Your Shenandoah Switch Grass is an ornamental grass growing up to 4 feet in height with a 3 foot spread. It has a narrow, upright nature and is quite versatile, able to tolerate a variety of soils and conditions. Its hardy nature is most at home with moist soils and full sun, but can survive in dry soils, clay or sand as well. Shenandoah would look lovely planted in mass in a naturalized area of your yard, but even just one in your perennial bed would be sure to draw the eye. They’re especially useful for those areas where you’d like some winter interest. When tall grass prairie covered vast areas of the U.S., switch grass was a vital part of the ecosystem. Versatile and able to thrive in a variety of conditions, switch grass has a long history of being valued by gardeners…as it will be by you this year! * Colorful foliage & flowers* Year round interest* Fast growing* Deer resistant.
Tall Grass that Can Grow Almost AnywhereThe Grass ‘Northern Pampas Grass’, Erianthus ravennae, grass is an outstanding large grass. The tall flower stalks of this grass stand well above the foliage . They can grow to 12′!.The foliage grows in an arching, fountain-like way. The silvery white flower stalks are good for drying and Northern Pampas grass makes an excellent specimen plant.Pampas Grass grows the best in sun filled places with somewhat damp ground. It also grows well along a small stream bank or in shallow moist ravines.An amazing feature about Pampas Grass is that it can live in almost any habitat. This grass can grow in hard, rocky areas, flooded areas, dry and damp ground plus its normal habitat.The leaves die during frosts in northern climates, but grow back in the spring.Northern Pampas grass has excellent fall and winter interest. They stand tall above most other perennials planted nearby. They also would make a great hedge or border plant.Allow the dormant plant to stand until early spring and then trim it back to the ground before new growth starts. They are drought tolerant once established.* Clumping 4′ Grass* White Plumes up to 12’* Can Grow Anywhere .
Metallic, blue/green foliage on a hardy, fast-growing grass.Rounded clumps of silver-tinted, blue/green foliage form a dense, vibrant appearance all summer long with this remarkable ornamental grass. Tan panicles of blooms create an airy, fountain-like impression for an elegant display in any setting. Blue Oat Grass’ tiny form will fit in nicely amid your other plantings yet provide just as much color and form as larger grasses. Why not try one today!* Colorful foliage* Deer resistant* Fast growing* Drought resistant* Urban tolerant* Evergreen* Hardy.
Little Grass is a Big HitThe Ornamental Grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Little Bunny’, is an extremely adaptable fountain grass with a low level of maintenance care. It is very suitable for border fronts, and the plumes can be used in fresh and dried flower arrangements.This miniature Fountain Grass is ideal for rock gardens or anywhere you need to provide color. With a plant height of 8-10″ and a spread of 12-24″, it is one of the smallest in its family.’Little Bunny’ should be planted in full sun to part shade and needs medium to wet moisture.The plumes on ‘Little Bunny’ will appear from August to October, appearing whitish green. The foliage will change from green to red to burgundy in the fall.Little Bunny Fountain grass has no known pest or disease problems. Try these plants in containers!* White Plumes in Summer* Red Foliage in Autumn* Compact and Adaptable Grass.
Cranberry Colored Flowers are Real ShowstoppersCranberry is a hot color this year for gardeners! It is also not an easy color to find in flowers or foliage. Lucky for you Nature Hills has got cranberry covered for you. Case in point – Hibiscus ‘Cranberry Crush’ (Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Cranberry Crush’).‘Cranberry Crush’ is a great native plant that performs like a star in your garden. It forms rounded 4 foot tall shrubs of deep green, maple-like leaves. Beautiful on their own, they make a spectacular backdrop for the 8” wavy, cranberry-wine colored flowers that cover the shrub all summer. Unlike many hibiscus (or Rose Mallows as they are sometimes called) ‘Cranberry Crush’ doesn’t just flower on the top of the plant, but all up and down the stems! This provides you with an abundance of flowers covering the bush on all sides all summer!Hummingbirds flock to the huge flowers. So do intrigued neighbors. Plant this where it will be seen and enjoyed. It loves moist soils the best, but this super hardy native is very drought tolerant as well.‘Cranberry Crush’ makes a spectacular specimen plant for your garden all summer. Order yours today!* Huge 8” flowers* Popular eye-catching color* Hummingbirds love it!* Hardy native.
Perennial Vine with 4 Season InterestThe Climbing Hydrangea, ‘Hydrangea petiolaris’, will produce beautiful white flowers in late summer and early fall.Climbing Hydrangea is one of the best vines for clinging to brick or stone walls. It can be particularly effective when grown against building walls where it can easily attach and cling to the surface.The Climbing Hydrangea vine is an extremely versatile vine with year-round interest. The exfoliating, reddish brown bark of mature plants is attractive in winter. The yellow fall foliage is another feature of this plant. This plant is slow to establish, but quite vigorous thereafter. If pruning is needed, prune after blooming is finished.Use this plant for climbing on arbors, fences or the trunks of large trees, and over low stone walls. It also can be grown as a ground cover in shady areas or on steep embankments.Climbing hydrangea for sale as a unique perennial are extremely hard to find. Buy yours before they sell out!* Attracts butterflies* Long-lived* Long bloom period .
A favorite among the prairie grasses!Prairie Dropseed is an ornamental grass with fine-textured, arching foliage of vibrant green that transitions to golden yellow for fall. The pink-tinted, tan seedheads possess a subtle fragrance that’s unmistakable, and the foliage gently dips as the seeds ripen. A favorite of the prairie grasses, Prairie Dropseed will soon be a favorite of yours as well.* Attractive foliage* Fragrant* Winter interest* Wildlife interest* Drought tolerant* Deer resistant* Urban tolerant* Adaptive to a variety of soils.
Fountain Grass Spouts Mauve PlumesPennisetum ‘Desert Plains’, Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Desert Plains’, is a hardy and graceful, fountain grass that makes a dazzling focal point in a sunny landscape.It is easy to grow and needs at least 6 hours of direct sun per day. Desert Plains is a seedling of Cassian, but has an improved habit, better flowering performance, and richer fall color.Desert Plains forms a stunning upright vase-shaped clump. The plants fine textured leaves make a transition from green with deep red tips, to shades of orange and bronze in the fall.It bursts into bloom with its showy, large 5 inch long, mauve-colored bottlebrush plumes early fall, about 2 weeks later than ‘Cassian’.Once this ornamental grass is established, it takes on the heat, humidity, and punishing sun effortlessly. It tolerates drought, is easy to grow, and is deer resistant.* Carefree hardy plant!* Vase Shaped Plant* 5″ Mauve Plumes in Autumn* Bronze Foliage in Autumn.