Monthly Archives: August 2013

10 Noteworthy Grasses: Paul Pilon recommends these 10: 1. Calamagrostis a. ‘Karl Foerster’ 2. Calamagrostis brachytricha 3. Carex s. ‘Banana Boat’ 4. Miscanthus s. ‘Dixieland’ 5. Panicum v. ‘Cheyenne Sky’ 6. Panicum v. ‘Dust Devil’ 7. Panicum v. ‘Thundercloud’ 8. … Continue reading

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Open House Days: 2013

Sept 12, 2013 3-5 PM and October 3, 2013, 2-6 PM come and enjoy the grasses and pick your favorite. I (Mary Meyer) will be at the Grass Collection to answer questions and talk about how the grasses grew this … Continue reading

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National Grass Trials

‘Cheyenne Sky’ is one of the new red cultivars of switchgrass in the National Grass Trials. Flowers are visible in early August on many kinds of switchgrass.

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Strictus is hardier than Zebrinus

Winter and drought injury are showing up this summer. Strictus, or porcupine grass in the background is much more robust than Zebrinus, in the foreground. Both of these miscanthus cultivars are shorter this year, late spring and cool summer so … Continue reading

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