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River Oats, a Perennial Grass | TN Nursery

River Oats - Chasmanthium latifolium

River oat plants are perennial grass that can provide ample ground cover in your garden or backyard. The plant grows well in various conditions; It can grow in moist soil, dry dirt, and partial shade. It thrives best in acid sands or clay with plenty of sun exposure. The ornamental grass is also frequently used to prevent soil erosion near streams and river banks, hence its recognizable name. Gardeners often utilize the plant's height and clustering characteristics to generate shade. It's a low-maintenance option that reseeds itself yearly. It can also spread over time to achieve a fuller and more robust appearance. Fully grown, the grass can reach up to four feet. However, this height is manipulated by one of the plant's most defining features.

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At the end of each branch of grass is a cluster of seeds. The resulting spikelet is reminiscent of oats. The panicles grow as a translucent green color in early spring before maturing into vibrant ivory in mid-summer. The seeds will dry up to a brown color in the following months before dropping off and reseeding the plant for a new life next year. The seed clusters weigh down the slender green branches to create an attractive archway in light breezes. Blue-green leaves complement branches. The leaves and accompanying branches can take on a bright yellow-gold color during autumn.

Seeds will attract wildlife to your property during their time on the plant. They're a favorite treat to numerous birds, rodents, and even deer. Deer will eat the grains right off the branch. River oats can bring life to wherever you choose to plant them. They're easy to establish and require little care. They're capable of providing you with a beautiful spring to fall backdrop. The individual seed stalks can also be preserved in beautiful flower arrangements.

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6 Pack -Pennsylvania Sedge Plugs - TN Nursery

6 Pack -Pennsylvania Sedge Plugs

Pennsylvania Sedge is a versatile, low-maintenance ground cover that transforms any space into a lush and enchanting haven. With its graceful appearance, adaptability, and numerous ecological benefits, it is an excellent choice for residential and commercial landscaping projects. Pennsylvania Sedge Is a Weeping Beauty It blooms from May to July each year. The blossoms usually feature white, green, or brown flowers. The plant can reach 20 inches tall and has a creeping growth habit with varying textures. Female spikes have lengthy, white, thread-like styles, while male spikes are about an inch long and have creamy-yellow stamens. The leaves stay pale green during spring, turning a golden-tan hue during fall. Use Pennsylvania Sedge For the Health of Your Soil Its horizontally spreading roots extend deep into the earth. This allows the roots to loosen compacted soil, improving its structure by increasing aeration and drainage. On slopes and other regions vulnerable to erosion, these roots also do an excellent job of retaining soil. As the plants mature and die back, the decaying leaves and broken roots provide organic material for the soil. This organic material stimulates microbial activity, increases soil moisture retention, and improves soil fertility. Because of its naturally low growth pattern, it forms thick clusters of leaves. And because these plants are thin and pliable, they spill over the sides of paths and flower beds with elegance. When used along edges and borders, this quality works well to create a weeping or cascading impression. Their evergreen leaves' year-round color and texture add color and vitality to borders and pathways. Their feathery-soft leaves have a thin, delicate texture contrasting with the border's other hardscape features and plants. This characteristic draws the eye and creates a sense of depth in landscaping and garden areas. Eliminate Weeds With Pennsylvania Sedge Shrubby is densely clustered, providing both cover and shade for the ground. This kind of dense growth can reduce the establishment and development of weeds by outcompeting them for nutrients, space, and sunshine. Many people use Pennsylvania Sedge to help with spring weed management and to keep annual weeds to a minimum in the winter.

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