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panicum virgatum 6 piante perenni dai magnifici colori autunnali | Guida Giardino

panicum virgatum 6 piante perenni dai magnifici colori autunnali | Guida Giardino

Little Bluestem  Little bluestem is a gorgeous grass from the North American prairies that bears blue-green foliage that turns crimson in fall. 'Blue Heaven', seen here, has especially blue leaves. It sends its roots deep into the soil and withstands long periods of drought. Does well in clay soil.  Name: Schizachyrium scoparium  Zones: 2-7

Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

Plants which do well in clay soil. Little Bluestem Little bluestem is a gorgeous grass from the North American prairies that bears blue-green foliage that turns crimson in .

Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum) - Growing a Tall, Late Season Bloomer: Fall Blooming Joe Pye Weed complements the rich yellow of Goldenrod.  Pairing it with a fountain grass and the spiky goldenrod gives the combination its architectural feel.

Growing Joe Pye Weed, for Late Season Color

Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum) - Growing a Tall, Late Season Bloomer: Fall Blooming Joe Pye Weed complements the rich yellow of Goldenrod. Pairing it with a fountain grass and the spiky goldenrod gives the combination its architectural feel.

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens | Midwest Living

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens

Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.

Switchgrass is an amazing native grass plant thriving in bar ditches and aroyos throughout the Great Plains - this is cultivar Panicum virgatum 'Rehbraun'; cultivar 'Shenandoah' is great as well. Both attract birds with seed heads...

Switchgrass is an amazing native grass plant thriving in bar ditches and aroyos throughout the Great Plains - this is cultivar Panicum virgatum 'Rehbraun'; cultivar 'Shenandoah' is great as well. Both attract birds with seed heads.

Deschampsia flexuosa "Tatra Gold"

A soft haze of reddish-bronze flowers, over a very neat tuft of evergreen, lime green leaves. Prefers acid humus rich soil but is generally easy in most situations.

Pennisetum 'Ginger Love' - Fizzy red flowers explode from vigorous clumps of this durable, long-lived perennial and last from late summer through fall. This plant thrives in a variety of soils, but grows best with good drainage. Deadhead in late fall to limit reseeding. Plant Name: Pennisetum 'Ginger Love' Growing Conditions: full sun to part shade Size: 2-3 tall & wide Zone: 5-9 Grow it with: purpletop verbena & anemones

Top New Perennials for 2016

Plan for a garden makeover this season with bold plantings of this hot new ornamental grass called 'Ginger Love'.

Dwarf Chinese Fountain Grass   Seed heads appear July through September, open greenish-white, and turn a creamy tan.   Considered deer resistant and drought tolerant once established.  Will tolerate wind and salt spray. ZONES: 4-9 EXPOSURE: full sun, part shade HEIGHT: 20 - 30" SPREAD: 18 - 30" BLOOM TIME: mid-summer to late summer FLOWER COLOR: pinkish white SOIL/WATER REQUIREMENTS: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; well-drained soil

Dwarf Chinese Fountain Grass Seed heads appear July through September, open greenish-white, and turn a creamy tan. Considered deer resistant and drought tolerant once established. Will tolerate wind and salt spray. ZONES: 4-9 EXPOSURE: full sun, part shade HEIGHT: 20 - 30" SPREAD: 18 - 30" BLOOM TIME: mid-summer to late summer FLOWER COLOR: pinkish white SOIL/WATER REQUIREMENTS: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; well-drained soil

Little Bluestem  One of our all-time favorite grasses, we love little bluestem's bronze-kissed, blue-gray foliage through spring and summer. Then in fall, the blades turn a gorgeous shade of purple-bronze and continue to look good all winter.    Name: Schizachyrium scoparium    Growing Conditions: Full sun, well-drained soil    Size: To 3 feet tall    Zones: 3-9

15 Native Plants for the Midwestern Garden

Creeping Thym rouge. L'une de ces plantes parfaites: couvre-sol plante, parfumé, persistant, utile dans rocher et les rocailles ou entre les pavés, et que diriez-vous laisser déborder sur le côté d'un panier accroché aux herbes? Prix ​​polyvalence!

One of those perfect plants: ground-cover herb, fragrant, evergreen, useful in boulder & rock gardens or between pavers, and how about letting it spill over the side of a hanging herb basket?

Graziella Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella') at The Growing Place

Find Graziella Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella') in Des Plaines Mount Prospect Elk Grove Glenview Nile Illinois IL at Lurvey Garden Center (Japanese Silver Grass)

Switchgrass, a top easy-care choice for Midwest gardens. More ideas: http://www.midwestliving.com/garden/ideas/25-top-easy-care-plants-for-midwest-gardens/page/7/0

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens

Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.

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