Ornamental grasses are grasses grown as ornamental plants. They have become increasingly popular in gardens in recent years. Examples are pampas grass, sedge, fountain grass, oat grass etc.
In gardening history, the application on a larger scale of ornamental grass is a relatively new phenomenon.

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Calamagrostis Acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’

Feather reed-grass

‘Karl Foerster’ is a clump-forming deciduous perennial grass with flat, arching leaves to 90 cm in length, and bronze flowering panicles that fade to pale brown. The blossoms change color through the season and remain on the plant until winter snow brings them down. Moist to wet fertile soil.
Eventual size
: 1 à 1.5 m
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Calamagrostis Acutiflora ‘Overdam’

Feather reed-grass

‘Overdam’ is a compact tufted grass forming a clump of narrow, yellow to cream-striped leaves, with airy purplish sprays of flower becoming pale brown in winter.
Evergreen but not very hardy. Moist but well-drained soil.
Eventual size:
1.25 to 1.50 m
Position:

Carex Buchananii

Leatherleaf sedge

Densely tufted evergreen perennial, grown for its clumps of narrow, reddish or copper-colored leaves. Provide a moist but not too wet soil. Newly planted clumps may be slow to establish.
Eventual size
: 50 to 80 cm
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Carex Comans ‘Frosted Curls’

Sedge

‘Frosted Curls’ is an evergreen perennial creating a mop-head of very slender, shimmering, silvery-green leaves. The flowers are insignificant.
Spreads. Hardy.
Eventual size: 20 to 30 cm
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Carex Flacca

Blue sedge

Blue sedge spreads to form a mat of bluish-green foliage. The plant can be used as a ground cover or in rock gardens. Best growth occurs in the sun but the plant will grow in shade. Hardyn evergreen. Moist soil.
Eventual size: 30 to 70 cm
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Carex Foliosissima ‘Irish Green’

Sedge

Sedge ‘Irish Green’ is semi-evergreen and produces medium green leaves. The plant produces numerous brown flowers from May to June. Moist but well-drained soil.
Eventual size
: 20 to 30 cm
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Carex Morrowii ‘Ice Dance’

Japanese sedge

‘Ice Dance’ is an evergreen sedge forming a low, slow-spreading tufted mound. The green, glossy leaves are edged with white and small, inconspicuous brown flower spikes appear in late spring. Moist but well-drained.
Eventual size
: 40 to 60 cm
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Carex Morrowii ‘Variegata’

Japanese sedge

Looking as though each blade has been touched by frost, Carex morrowii ‘Variegata’ has slender strap-shaped leaves edged in white. With a tidy clumping habit, this hardy evergreen sedge is fantastic for edging paths or planting in drifts through perennial borders. Well-drained soil.
Eventual size
: 40 to 60 cm
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Carex Pendula

Sedge

Carex pendula is a vigorous rhizomatous perennial forming large clumps of dark green, linear, pleated leaves, with tall stems bearing several slender, drooping flower spikes. Moist, poorly-drained soil.
Eventual size: 1 tot 1.5m
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Carex Testacea ‘Prairie Fire’

Orange sedge

Grass-like perennial. Evergreen, ornamental grass. Upright, slender, green-bronze floliage is tipped with orange. Thrives in full sun or light shade, tolerates heat and even drought. Not too much humidity.
Eventual size
: 40 to 60 cm
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Deschampsia Cespitosa

Tufted hair grass

D. cespitosa is an evergreen grass forming a neat tussock of narrow, leathery, dark green leaves to 60cm long, with feathery panicles of silvery-purple flowers on arching stems in summer. Moist but well-drained soil. Hardy.
Eventual size
: 1.5 to 2 m
Position:

Deschampsia Cespitosa ‘Goldschleier’

Tufted hair grass

‘Goldschleier’ is a tuft-forming evergreen perennial with dark, bluish-green leaves. It produces golden-yellow flowers with a silvery sheen from late spring to summer that are followed by long-lasting plumes giving good autumn display. Well-drained, Moist but well-drained soil. Hardy.
Eventual size: 1 to 1.2 m
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