2012-13 winter affects 14 different grasses

Grasses at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with losses from the winter of 2012-2013:

Winter Survival of Grasses at the Arboretum 2012-13; first number is DEAD/second is TOTAL in Collection

Bouteloua gracilis       “Blond Ambition’       7dead/7total
Carex ‘Evergold’ 1/1
‘Ice Dance’ 4/4
Chasmanthium latifolium “River Mist’  4/4
Millium effusum ‘Aureum’ 2/6
Miscanthus sinensis
‘Juli’ 3/4
‘Superstripe’  1/1
Panicum virgatum
‘Dallas Blues’  0/1 older; 4/4, 1 year old plants
‘Cloud 9’         3/3 older; 0/4,  1 year old plants
‘Thundercloud’           1/1
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Red Head’ 1/1
Sporobolus wrightii     6/6


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University of Minnesota Professor and Extension Horticulturist
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