Hardstem Bulrush will grow in ponds and other bodies of water this bull rush can survive up to five feet of water. These tall plants have smooth green stems that have brown flowers at the tips. They are native to North America and Europe. Birds and other various creatures eat and live in this type of bulrush. This type of bulrush grows in North America and is very hardy. It is a tough type of bull rush that can handle too much or not enough water. The blades are a greenish yellow color and are flat rough and limp. The bracts very but there is always one that is larger than the inflorescence. The flowers that bloom in mid-summer can be multiple shades of brown and yellow. Hardstem Bulrush is beautiful plants for around your garden, lawn, pond or pool. Don't limit ornamental grasses to beds and borders in your landscape. Grow them in containers to add drama to decks and patios. Annual or tender grasses, are especially good choices for growing in containers because you need to replace them again in spring anyway. Grasses like Hardstem Bulrush are a great accent plant for beds and borders and complement neighboring perennial flowers. This grass plant is wonderful, and they grow back each year after being planted. They are also great as they can help with soil erosion problems around bodies of water.