Monthly Archives: May 2016

Rhizomatous Grasses

There is just no stopping vigorous rhizomatous grasses! Native bluejoint, Calamagrostis canadensis is a great native grass for wet, shady sites and has attractive buff flowers often found in Minnesota woods, prairie potholes, and along Lake Superior. We just had … Continue reading

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Frost Grass lives up to Its Name

Cool, below 32F, temperatures recently damaged the new growth on the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum grass collection. Looking at Spodopogon in wonder at the discolored foliage…..then looked at the label and dah…know why the common name is Frost Grass! Yes, centers … Continue reading

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