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Bushy Bluestem - 25 Plants $79.99 For Sale | Tn Nursery
Bushy Bluestem- Package of 25 Plants
Bushy Bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus) Bushy Bluestem: Andropogon glomeratus, or bushy bluestem, is a tall, attractive perennial ornamental grass that will thrive in the warmer USDA plant hardiness zones. Bushy bluestem is a North American native species. It originated adjacent to fertile southeastern forests in the Appalachian region, typically basking in the full sunshine in swamps, bogs, streams, natural springs, or other continuously moist habitats. This grass will perform beautifully in muddy spots that could smother other less wet-tolerant grasses. Andropogon glomeratus is a low-maintenance species that does not care about soil type or quality. As long as you give it organically, woody matter like compost or hardwood mulch, or a slow-release fertilizer, it will do well. TN Nursery suggests this ornamental for use in a slow-draining area near a pond, stream, creek, or other water feature on your property. It does not take well to dry conditions. Where to Use Bushy Bluestem Bushy bluestem must have a predominantly moist habitat; it is not tolerant of dryness. The good news is this--once you locate that perfect wet, sunny spot, it becomes almost maintenance-free and will grow into a tall, beautiful plant. Plan to use Addropogon glomeratus in the following garden settings: Koi pond Water Garden Near a constantly dripping or bubbling water feature On a riverbank or next to a stream Slow-draining depressions on your property that never seem to drain. The Tall and Impressive Beauty of the Bushy Bluestem This ornamental is tall--it reaches six feet wide and up to three feet wide at maturity. Each tall leaf is about a half-inch across, is fibrous, and reaches high toward the sun. In autumn, it turns a lovely copper color. The grass forms flowers in late summer or early fall. The blooms form clusters, usually cream or tan in color, and form a unique beard shape. Order Your Bushy Bluestem From TN Nursery Bushy bluestem is a lovely, tall ornamental grass with an intriguing beard-like flower in the autumn. If you have a high-moisture sunny spot in your yard, TN Nursery recommends this plant. Feel free to place your order with us today.
Blue Grama Grass - 25 Plants $79.99 For Sale | Tn Nursery
Blue Grama Grass - Package of 25 Plants
Blue Grama Grass (Bouteloua gracilis) Blue Grama Grass: Bouteloua gracilis, aka blue grama grass or mosquito grass, is a long-lived, warm-season perennial that will flourish in almost every part of its native North America. In fact, this plant grows naturally from the western plains of Canada, in the entire lower 48 of the United States, and to the northern Mexican states. That large footprint is a testimony to the resilient nature of this ornamental species. Blue grama grass prefers to bask in the full sunshine, but it will also tolerate some shade, especially in the afternoon. It is drought-tolerant and needs a mere half-inch of water each week, but it does not like overwatering. It's unfussy about soil texture or quality. However, if you are planting it in heavy or clay soil, you should de-compact it and work in some organic matter before you plant it. Where to Use Blue Grama Grass in Your Yard This lovely ornamental grows in attractive one- to two-foot clumps that will not overpower the good looks of your other plants. It can serve as an accent plant or plant them in mass plantings to create an eye-catching focal point. Here are a few places where TN Nursery customers use Bouteloua gracilis to accentuate their landscape: Mass planting or foundation planting Bird garden Pollinator garden Butterfly Garden Rock garden Native species garden Garden border (middle row) You can put this lovely species anywhere you want to add lovely green foliage. Blue Grama Grass Is Small and Charming Compared to some ornamental species, this grass is relatively low-growing and easy to control. It reaches a mature height of around two feet and displays long, slim, green to blue-green leaves that grow upright. In the middle of summer, it produces its flowers, purple open seed pods that birds will enjoy. Order Your Bouteloua gracilis From TN Nursery Today Whether you call Bouteloua gracilis blue grama or its alternate common name, mosquito grass, it is a lovely species--order it from TN Nursery today.
Hair Grass - Package of 25 Plants
Hair Grass Hair Grass is a highly ornamental plant characterized by its delicate hair-like flowers. It reaches a total height of between two and three feet tall. Known as Tufted Hair Grass, Tussock, and Deschampsia Cespitosa, this neatly rounded plant stabilizes disturbed soils as it comprises a dense, deep rooting system.  Hairgrass is great for landscaping borders with    Throughout most of the year, this robust plant will have bold green, linear, arching leaves that look similar to blades of grass. However, its delicate textured evergreen foliage will develop a purplish floret in the summertime. As the plant matures into the later season, it will transition from light brown to yellowish-buff.   Native to North America, Hair Grass will reach a mature spread of between one to two feet. This is an excellent dried flower for ground cover. It thrives in all types of environments and attracts songbirds and game birds. This rhizomatous plant will sway gracefully, even in the slightest breezes, creating a spectacular backdrop for any landscape.  Hairgrass is native to North America    This low-maintenance ornamental plant emits a fine texture with no noticeable aroma. It's resistant to deer, drought, pollution, rabbits, and even salt. This semi-evergreen foliage is the perfect host plant for over 40 species of butterflies. After all the butterflies move on, this native grass develops fuzzy, golden seed heads that look amazing in any garden environment, even the highly manicured ones.  A member of the grass family, this perennial bunchgrass will bring a feeling of denseness to any garden. It provides high-impact ground cover while adding a long season of colorful grace. This plant will also thrive in a container garden environment, where it can spill over the edge of the pot. This cool-season grass and its airy panicles of tiny flowers will prosper until the season's first frost.
Three Square Sedge - Package of 25 Plants
Three Square Sedge (Schoenoplectuspungens) Three Square Sedge: Schoenoplectus pungens, or the three-square sedge plant, is a North American and South American native species. It is a beautiful water-loving plant that will grow in almost all USDA plant hardiness zones in either full or partial sunshine. In nature, three square sedges occur in flood plains, saltwater marshes, bogs, freshwater swamps, near streams, and even ditches full of standing water. It performs well in shallow water, usually six inches deep or less. TN Nursery customers rely on three square sedge to install in ponds or picturesque lakes, water gardens, rain gardens, and natural areas with often-standing water. Although it prefers a watery environment, the three-square sedge is conversely drought tolerant. It is an agreeable ornamental grass--heat-tolerant, cold-tolerant, pest-resistant, salt water-tolerant, and disease-resistant. It is also not particular about soil type or quality. Once you plant the three-square sedge plant, it requires little to no additional care. Three Square Sedge Assists in Helping to Minimize Harmful Soil Erosion Water is in constant motion. Thus, it is a significant cause of erosion. Moving water can wash out the earth during its motions--waves, wind, or merely running its natural course down a stream. The addition of water-loving plants can help mitigate this destructive force of nature. The roots of three-square sedges will dig into the ground, covering the soil and helping to retain it in its place, thus creating a more sustainable ecosystem. The Handsome Good Looks of Three-Square Sedge This swamp grass grows in impressively large underwater clumps and spreads fairly wide. It grows about three to four feet above the water's surface. The stems are forest green, erect, and reproduce each season by dropping seeds. Some gardeners like planting this grass in containers they submerge in the pond to help control the size and spread. Order Your Three Square Sedge From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery ships only the healthiest plants to our customers--you can order your three square sedge confidently today.
Palm Sedge - Package of 25 Plants
Palm Sedge (Carex muskingumensis) Palm sedge: Carex muskingumensis, or the palm sedge, is a lovely ornamental grass that wakes up early in the spring. As a native of the United States, the perennial species comes from the rich forests of the east coasts. Consequently, it is well-suited for the moderate USDA plant hardiness zones. Palm sedge is also a long-lived species, with a life expectancy of about ten years. It prefers a shady spot and loves soil with high moisture content, occasional flooding, or standing water. Despite its affinity for water, it is surprisingly also drought-tolerant. Palm Sedge is Highly Decorative and Easy to Use in Your Garden Palm sedge is an easy-natured species with no particular soil preference. However, it benefits if you help it by de-compacting heavy or clay soils when you plant it and add some organic compost to help replenish it. This step will help nourish it in clay soil, which often lacks nutrients. You can use palm sedge as an accent plant paired with bright flowers--the lovely shade of bright green will look beautiful. Conversely, you can plant Carex muskingumensis in large, showy groupings to create an attractive, well-textured focal point. TN Nursery suggests a few applications for palm sedge: Pond, water garden, or focal point near a water feature Rain garden Native species garden Near a creek or stream Shade garden Regardless of where you install this ornamental, it will add vibrant and lively color. Palm Sedge Enlivens Shady Areas Adding color to a shady spot can present a challenge. However, the bright yellow-green palm sedge makes great color look almost effortless. The plant can be as tall as three feet, but it will tolerate cutting to keep it well-controlled. Leaves form from an erect central stem, measuring at least six inches long and forming a lance shape with a tapered end. The cream or tan feathery flowers appear throughout the summer. Order Your Palm Sedge From TN Nursery Today Carex muskingumensis is a lovely addition to your rain garden, water garden, or pond--order yours from TN Nursery today.
Smooth Cordgrass - Package of 25 Plants
Smooth Cord Grass Smooth Cord Grass is a perennial species native to the United States that flourishes in standing water, specifically salt water and brackish tidal marshes throughout the upper-south and southeastern regions. This species is deciduous, erect, and can reach a mature height of ten feet. They require the full sun and a moist environment for the best growth; however, they are drought tolerant for short periods. Once you plant this decorative grass, you will not need to provide anything other than an occasional trimming. Unlike freshwater pond grasses, smooth cord grass can tolerate salt water. In fact, it is a common plant in the brackish marshes (and even bordering seawater inlets and beaches) along the east coast from Maryland to Florida. Besides having a lovely, highly decorative value, this species is also essential to helping to prevent soil erosion due to wave action and wind. The roots of the grass take hold of the marsh floor. This impact creates a two-pronged impact. First, it helps to hold the earth below in its place. Secondly, this prevents it from backwashing out to sea. Other Common Names for Smooth Cord Grass Smooth cord grass has several additional common names, as follows: Baker's Cordgrass Bunch Cordgrass Marsh Grass Sand Cordgrass The Beauty of Smooth Cord Grass This plant emerges from a creeping, vigorous root system that spreads from under the water. The leaves grow upright in large clusters. They generally stay around three feet above the water. As the name implies, the grass is smooth and rounded, giving the appearance of a cord. The color is golden brown or yellow to medium green, with colors often varying--even on one plant. Order Your Smooth Cord Grass From TN Nursery TN Nursery suggests smooth cord grass for anyone who needs a plant that will grow in a pond or brackish water, especially customers in coastal areas. Please place your order today.
Sawgrass - Package of 25 Plants
Sawgrass (Cladium mariscus)  Sawgrass: Cladium mariscus, or sawgrass, is perennial. ornamental sedge grass. It grows well in coastal and semi-coastal regions, particularly along the mid-south and southeastern United States. Sawgrass strongly prefers a wet environment, so some are surprised to learn they are drought-resistant. They are also pest-resistant and disease-resistant. The species originated in the mild Mediterranean climates of Europe, North Africa, and Asia but is well-suited to the moderate USDA plant hardiness zones. Over centuries of naturalization in North America, it is now a widespread coastal grass. Sawgrass Grows Fast and Is Easy to Care For  Sawgrass is a fast-growing species and requires full sunlight or a partially sunny location. Once you plant the grass, it forms large clumps and establishes sturdy roots. It can grow aggressively, so many TN Nursery gardeners plant it in containers that they submerge in their ponds to control the fast spread.  Sawgrass grows in either freshwater or brackish waters where rivers meet the sea. Its presence helps to keep the soil underneath in place and avoid erosion damage during coastal storms or as a result of wind and wave actions.  The shoots begin growing toward the sunshine and can reach up to ten feet taller above the water line; however, they average around seven.  Sawgrass Add Beauty to a Coastal Landscape, Pond, or Water Feature  Sawgrass stems grow erect and tall, thick, dense, and lush. They are flat and have a narrowed tip. As they grow taller, the stems bend from their weight, creating a graceful arched look.  Add it to your water garden, pond, for coastal gardening, in a rain garden. It will become a wildlife refuge for species that seek shade from the sun on hot days or camouflage from predators.  Order Your Sawgrass From TN Nursery Today  TN Nursery has decades of delighted customers who return to us repeatedly--look at our reviews! Order your sawgrass from us today.  
River Oats - Package of 25 Plants
River Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium)  River Oats: Chasmanthium latifolium, or river oats, are a North American native, perennial grass species that will perform best in partial sunshine in the warmer USDA plant hardiness zones.  In particular, they flourish in the warm, humid climate of the southeastern United States. This species is forgiving and resilient: deer-resistant; drought-tolerant; disease-resistant; pest-resistant; and unconcerned about soil type or quality. They love wet but well-drained soil that will let the roots dry out once in a while.  They grow naturally in flood plains, bottomlands, river valleys, on the banks of swamps, marshes, and ponds, and along streams and creeks. Replicating these growing conditions in landscape planning, gardeners find river oats useful in these locations:  In the filtered sunlight near a pond, water garden, or other water feature To prevent erosion in a slow-draining natural area Near a creek or stream on a property  River Oats Provide Casual Good Looks in Your Garden  Chasmanthium latifolium has a noteworthy feature that gives it a distinct appearance--droopy seed heads that appear to "nod off" as if it is ready for a nap. They sway along on their green and smooth stems, even with the slightest breeze.  This native grass is clumping, erect, and easy to grow--each clump becomes up to two feet wide. It will reach a mature height of up to five feet.  The leaves are long and narrow--almost nine inches long and an inch wide. They put on an ever-changing display of color throughout the year. In the spring, they emerge bright green; they'll turn golden tan in the summer; fall brings a burgundy, copper, or purple hue; in winter, river oats leaves turn copper or brown.  Order Your River Oats From TN Nursery Today  TN Nursery suggests river oats for customers in a warm growing zone with high-moisture soil. Please entrust us with your order today.
Three Seeded Sedge - Package of 25 Plants
Three Seeded Sedge (Carex trisperma) Three Seeded Sedge: Carex trisperma, or three seeded sedge, is a vibrant green, tall, North American native perennial grass. It originated in New England but will do well in almost all USDA plant hardiness zones in the contiguous United States. It is unfussy about light requirements, growing in complete sun or a mixture of sunshine and shade. Three Seeded Sedge Is a Water Pond Favorite TN Nursery customers with ponds love this sedge grass for its relatively easy care along the banks of their water garden. This grass loves a moist environment, such as the edges of a creek, river's edge, swamp, inlet, or pond. But it's also drought-tolerant during short dry spells. Three seeded sedge stems are thick and fibrous with three long, narrow arrow-shaped leaves that wrap around them tightly. This growing pattern gives the sedge grass the necessary structure as it grows into a tall, spiky plant at maturity. The leaves are generally glossy in appearance and dark green. However, depending on the soil and light conditions, the colors can range from a lighter, yellowish green to forest green--almost brown. They form large, attractive clumps that will spread to about one foot across. The clumps will house ten or more two-foot tall tufts to form a lovely spiked appearance. Carex trisperma Attracts Local Wildlife Three seeded sedge blossoms arrive in the summer, small white flowers. Although almost unnoticeable among the grassy cover, bees and butterflies will take note and arrive to help spread the pollen. Birds will also arrive as the flowers give way to seeds that will provide them with an excellent source of nutrition. Order Your Three Seeded Sedge From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery has seventy years of experience in the landscape and plant industry. You can order confidently today, secure in the knowledge that you will receive a healthy, well-cared-for three seeded sedge. 
Broomsedge - Package of 25 Plants
Broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus)  Broomsedge: Andropogon virginicus, common name broomsedge, is an ornamental, perennial sedge grass. It's a native species originating in North America as far north as Maryland and Virginia, all of Central America, and South America as far south as Venezuela. This stately sedge grass requires full sunshine, especially in the morning. It also loves highly moist soils. It's a fantastic addition to add a lovely visual element near a pond, water garden, or creek bank. Broomsedge is lovely as meadow grass and a fast-growing species with more than just decorative value. This grass takes its name from its traditional function. Historically, people let the green grass fade to tan in the fall, dry, and then harvest it. They would bundle their bounty at the end of a stick, fashioning them into a broom. That also explains its alternate common names, broom straw grass or old-field broom straw grass. Broomsedge Can Help Manage Soil Erosion Some gardeners choose brooms edge for its lovely appearance and golden tones in the fall. However, others plant it to cope with soil erosion, especially near areas in which flooding occurs. Broomsedge is a fast-growing plant with a spreading habit of as much as ten inches per growing season. That means its sprawling root system can take hold of the earth and help cover it quickly, protecting against two primary causes of erosion--wind and water. The Interesting Good Looks of Broomsedge Broom straw grass can reach up to four feet tall and approximately a foot wide in a single season. The grass blades are tall, thin, and a pleasant green early in the season; during the late summer, the color changes to a blue or purple and then fades to a golden yellow. It also develops feathery, fluffy orange flowers in autumn. Many people let broom straw grass remain in place throughout the winter to add color to an otherwise dreary landscape. Order Your Broomsedge From TN Nursery Today Broomsedge is a lovely species that adds a touch of golden color around your pond or garden during the winter. Please order your broom straw grass from TN Nursery today.
Mountain Sedge - Package of 25 Plants
Mountain Sedge Mountain Sedge is a beautiful, long-lived, fast-growing ornamental grass that will thrive in almost every USDA plant hardiness zone in the contiguous United States. It prefers a spot with partial to full sunshine and fast-draining soil with plentiful organic material. This plant is a native species across several continents--the mountainous regions of North America, Europe, and Asia. TN Nursery staff often suggest this ornamental plant for gardeners who desire decorative grass with low watering requirements. Whether you live in an area with water usage restrictions or don't have time to keep up--the mountain sedge will work well for you. Where to Use Mountain Sedge in Your Yard This ornamental is lovely almost anywhere you want to use it. Remember, it needs little water and partial sunshine. Here are a few usage suggestions: Rock garden Near a pond (but not in the mud) Shade garden Garden border plantings Mass plantings Natural areas To replace a sloped lawn (it does not require regular cutting) Pollinator garden Accent plants When planting this grass, amend the earth with organic compost, mulch, or shredded leaves; this addition will help reproduce its natural habitat. Gardeners in the colder zones should also add a thick layer of mulch, hay, or straw around the base of the mountain sedge in the fall to insulate it from the wintery cold. Mountain Sedge Is Easy to Manage Mountain Sedge is an easy-to-manage size, reaching about eighteen inches tall and twelve inches wide at maturity. If you want to keep it low, you may cut it back--it doesn't mind! The green leaves are long, thin, and have a soft edge. They form a gently arched shape as they get tall and bend over from their weight. The look is very graceful. Although they are on the smaller side compared to some ornamental grasses, you can plant them in masses for a more powerful visual impact. Order Your Mountain Sedge From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery has supplied its customer with the best and healthiest sedge grasses for seventy years. You can order from us with complete confidence in our know-how and experience
Dark Green Bulrush - Package of 25 Plants
Dark Green Bulrush (Scirpus atrovirens) Green Bulrush: Scirpus atrovirens, or the green bulrush, is a North American native ornamental wetland grass. It is a common sight in and around rivers, marshes, swamps, wetlands, ponds, ditches, bogs, streams, flood plains, and other slow-draining locations across most moderately-warm USDA plant hardiness zones. Green bulrush prefers full sunshine, but it also does well in partial sun. It generally stays under three feet tall but occasionally grows up to four feet high. Green bulrush has a robust root system that helps to avoid water erosion as floods recede. It actively grows throughout most of the year and displays its flowers during the late summer months.  You may also know Scirpus atrovirens by other common names, including the following:  Dark green bulrush Dark green bulsedge Black bulrush Black bulsedge  Have a Slow Draining Spot? Try Planting Green Bulrush  Your effort to grow anything in a slow-draining part of the yard presents a challenge. Most ornamental plants don't like continuous moisture and run the risk of mildew or disease. However, the reverse is true with the green bulrush. It loves that excess moisture and will thrive in any area with standing water--it even has mild tolerance for saltwater. Not only will it flourish in this location, but it will also look beautiful and add visual interest to the space.  The Green Bulrush Is a Lovely Addition to a Water Garden  TN Nursery customers order this sedge for wet applications, including these:  Water Garden Rain garden Ponds or along creeks on their properties Wet natural areas  Its relatively short height--an average of three feet above water--ensures it does not block a beautiful view of the water. Each plant grows in large tufts of about eight green leaves, yellow-green to dark green. Small brown flowers appear on the plants in the late summer and remain until they drop off in the autumn.  Order Your Green Bulrush From TN Nursery Today  TN Nursery suggests the green bulrush for anyone who needs shorter, ornamental grass for a pond or water garden. Order your Scirpus atrovirens from TN Nursery today.
Orchard Grass - Package of 25 Plants
Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata) Orchard Grass: Dactylis glomerata, or common orchard grass, is a perennial animal grazing grass that enjoys worldwide popularity for its quick growth and density. A native species from North Africa, Asia, and eastern Europe, Dactylis glomerata grows in the full sun almost anywhere with a moderate temperature. TN Nursery customers order this grass when they need a drought-tolerant species for natural areas or pasturelands. This good-natured plant can tolerate a variety of water frequencies and will adapt as quickly along a pond as in an open field. You might hear some gardeners call it by other common names, including: Ascherson's orchardgrass Cat Grass Cock's-Foot Orchard Grass Can Help Remedy Soil Erosion Orchard grass is an ideal solution for any property ravaged by soil erosion. Because Dactylis glomerata spreads quickly and has such strong roots, it can minimize wind or water erosion. Plant several clumps in the spring, approximately six feet apart, across all areas that experience erosion. They will crawl outward, helping to retain the threatened soil. Orchard Grass Is a Country Classic Most who raise livestock know orchard grass as a nutrient-dense and efficiently managed grazing grass. However, it is often the first choice for people who want to install impressive, handsome, tall grass for a natural area or meadow. Orchard grass is flat, reaches an average height of about ten inches, and has a green to blue-green tone. As it reaches its mature size, it bends under its weight and forms a lovely arched shape. Dactylis glomerata produces a flower; it is pyramidical or triangular in shape, displays yellow to gold tones, and forms on top of a spike that stands just a little taller than the grass blades. The flower is attractive to bees. Order Your Orchard Grass From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery is a nursery industry leader, trusted by thousands of repeat customers because of our commitment to plant health. Please order your orchard grass from us today.
Blue Joint Grass - Package of 25 Plants
Blue Joint Grass (Calamagrostis canadensis) Blue Joint Grass: Calamagrostis canadensis, also called Blue Joint Grass or Purple Small Reed, is a perennial, cool-season ornamental grass species that will flourish across most of the colder USDA plant hardiness zones. It prefers a spot in the garden where it can bask in the full sunshine and lasts for a long growing season. Calamagrostis canandensis is a native of eastern Europe and Eurasia. However, it is now well-adjusted to North America's coolest growing regions. Blue joint grass forms attractive clumps and spreads by its roots--and quickly. In addition, some TN Nursery gardeners let it go to seed in the autumn to speed up that process. You will see small birds and mammals foraging and enjoying their windfall find as the blustery fall winds scatter the seeds. They are highly nutritious, especially as birds begin to see food scarcity after the end of summer. The Tall, Flowing Appearance of Blue Joint Grass The blades of this beautiful ornamental grass species are green, flat, and slender, with a slightly rough texture. Each cluster grows as tall as five feet and have a three-foot spread. The flowers form into feathery plumes that appear on tall spikes of grass, oblong in shape and about seven inches long. They are present as purple or dark blue in the late summer and fade to a lighter or golden tan later in the season. The flowers produce small, rounded seed pods that hold tiny grass seeds to help promote the reproduction of the species. Where to Use Blue Joint Grass in Your Landscape This lovely, tall grass is beautiful in many uses around your yard: Rock garden Full sun garden Water Garden Ponds Natural areas Order Your Calamagrostis canadensis From TN Nursery TN Nursery is the most trusted source for ornamental grasses. Please place your order with us today.
Wild Oats - Package of 25 Plants
Wild Oats Wild oats are a fast-growing, low-care requirement ornamental grass species that requires a sun and shade mixture or full sunshine (preferably the morning sun). This species is native to North America, Eastern Europe, and Asia--its widespread footprint shows how easy-going this grass is. This blue-green grass is tall and lovely and makes a lovely element cut and tucked into a vase, replacing traditional greenery. They require little or no care after planting. Please give it a semi-shaded spot, keep it happy with plenty of water, and watch it grow. Wild Oats Are a Lovely Grass Wild oats grow well in many locations. They like a minimum of an inch of water per week, but they also forgive if you miss a watering occasionally. They'll grow in a variety of settings: Container garden (use a large pot) Shade garden in a filtered sunny spot Water garden or pond - place it on a filtered sun bank that drains well The blossoms of wild oats form in a tall, light to medium green spike. The grass is flat, bright green, and lance-shaped with a narrow tip. It can grow as high as three feet tall and bounce back if you mow it to control the size. Wild Oats Are Not Only Ornamental - They Have Practical Applications Wild Oats and Soil Quality: Many farms plant wild oats during the off-season (late fall or early spring before planting) after harvesting their crops. Adding this grass helps to uphold the soil's structure when it's bare, especially against wind erosion. When the farms cut back the wild oats before the next planting, it returns healthy nitrogen into the soil. This grass is an essential tool for soil health, particularly for farms that reduce or eliminate chemical nitrogen use. Attract Beautiful Birds to Your Yard: Birds will love the tall grass and its seeds for nourishment. They will flock to a field of wild oats and pick clean the tall spikes of their seeds. Ground birds will also use the grass as cover against possible predators. Animal Grazing: Wild oats are palatable and highly nutritious for grazing animals. It is even an ingredient in human cereals. It is an affordable grass to plant and easy to grow, thus cutting back on dependency on commercial grains. Order Wild Oats From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery ships only the best and healthiest plants to our customers--please place your order today.