Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fall and Winter Color

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Hakone Grass

Green hakone grass, Hakonechloa macra, is a beautiful grass, shown here on November 7, 2011 with flowers unusually conspicuous, along with some yellow fall color.

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Pancium variation

Switchgrass, Panicum virgatum, is native to most of the United States. Cultivars show wide variation in height, flower size, and foliage color. ‘Ruby Ribbons’ has the most purple foliage; ‘Thundercloud’ is the tallest in the Arboretum’s grass collection.

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