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Bamboo Plant

Bamboo Plant

The Bamboo Plant's physical appearance is that of a perennial plant that is green in color for most parts of the year. It is a monocotyledonous plant. It is a plant sub-classified in the grass family, particularly the Bambusoideae family. The scientific name for the common plant is Bambusa vulgaris. Bamboo Plant Grows Very Fast Because bamboo plants are monocots, they lack cambium, so they rarely grow in girth. However, they are among the world's fastest-growing plants, averaging 36 cm every 24 hours. The stems are yellow with intermittent green strips. A mature plant can grow up to 20m in height and about 10cm in circumference. Additionally, the plants do not require a lot of sunshine for their growth. They prefer areas that could be better lit with partial shade. However, this varies from species to species. Natively, types of plants grow in the tropical and subtropic zones. Where to Plant the Bamboo Plant The preferred soil type is volcanic soil as it is well aerated, has adequate drainage, and retains optimum moisture that facilitates its rhizomes' growth. The plant thrives in temperate climates. Native plantations are located in South Asia and sub-Saharan regions in Africa. However, due to increased demand for the plant as a raw product in many industries, people are slowly embracing it in cultivation. Bloom color and season are essential determinants of the right plant harvest time. A mature plant is tall and yellow. It has a smooth exterior surface and is hard to break due to the extensive lignification process. The Bamboo Plant Lives For Many Years Research indicates the best bloom season to harvest the Bamboo Plant is the dry season. A mature plant should be at least four years old. During this time, the plant conserves its starch sources for the next shooting season. Tiny white specks on the bamboo stem characterize its maturity for harvest.

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Pennsylvania Sedge - 10 Pack

Pennsylvania Sedge - 10 Pack

Pennsylvania Sedge (Carex pensylvanica) is a versatile, low-maintenance native grass-like plant commonly used in landscaping for ground cover and erosion control. It is clumped, low-growing grass-like, and pale green foliage leaves with brown seed capsules. It is a drought-tolerant plant that forms good lawns. It makes a loveable ground cover that requires little or no mowing. Pennsylvania Sedge's Requirements  The growth and development of sedge plants are based on many factors, such as hardy planting zones, blooming season and color, heights at maturity, and soil types preferred. The sedge plant requires a half-sun, a half-shade, or even a full shade on its hardiness to survive in mild climatic conditions. This species tolerates drier conditions where it can endure low water supply. It performs best during cold summer nights, providing relief from the heat. This plant requires shade during hot summer and does well on moist soils. Pennsylvania Sedge's Blooming Season Pennsylvania Sedge blooms in May, June, and July, respectively, during the year for its carex to mature into fruiting. The leaf arrangement is alternated with a simple, linear, parallel venation. During the flowering season, it blooms in flower color of brown seeded capsules on expanded buds. Uses in Landscaping Shade Gardens: Ideal for shaded areas where traditional grasses may not thrive. Ground Cover: Perfect for under trees, along woodland edges, and in naturalized settings. Lawns: Can be used as an alternative to traditional turf grass in low-traffic areas. Pennsylvania Sedge Characteristics The maturity height of Pennsylvania Sedge is 6-12 inches tall and 6-12 inches wide. Thus, it takes a slow growth rate, ensuring that each section has roots and leaves by which they propagate by division into mature plants. Soil Type Preferably, light-textured soils that offer good water drainages and retention, such as sandy soil that always maintains a moist environment, are recommended. These features ensure that plants stay dry and grow on clean grounds. This leads to its constant ever-green foliage during all the seasons. This offers a soft, graceful environment covering creeping foliage that is attractive and fine-textured in the garden lawns and compounds.  It should not be left in deep shade for more than 2 hours. It requires about 6 hours or more daily in full sun/natural sunlight. Get Your Pennsylvania Sedge at Garden Plants Nursery.

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Horsetail Plant - 10 Pack

Horsetail Plant - 10 Pack

 Horsetail Plant is a non-flowering perennial grass characterized by its bright green stems and black horizontal bands. With a construction similar to bamboo, this ornamental evergreen grass does well in a variety of environmental conditions. A member of the Equisetaceae family, it will reach a height of two to five feet at full maturity and a spread of one to six feet. Horsetail Plant Loves Wetlands The grass is a perennial with hollow stems relative to the fern. It can create a unique vertical accent with its textured stems with abundant black rings. Many people add it to their water gardens, trough gardens, containers, and other wetlands areas to craft foliage during all the months of the year, including winter time. Each stem can grow up to a base diameter of one-half of an inch. Every stem node will possess a whorl of stem-clasping, minuscule leaves. These scale-like leaves fuse right into a one-quarter-inch grayish-ash sheath with fringe-like teeth. During the growing season, this grass will shed these teeth. The Horsetail Plant Has Many Names Native to North America, Europe, and Asia, this extremely fast-growing grass goes by various names. These include Equisetum Hyemale, Equisetum Arvense, Scouring Rush, Candocks, Puzzlegrass, Snake Grass, and Rough Horsetail plant. It has no severe threats of diseases or pest infestation. Due to its rhizomatous growth habit and deep rooting system, it's pretty easy for any green thumb to grow. This evergreen perennial produces both fertile and unfertile stems. When a stem is fertile, it bears a pinecone-like fruiting head. This happens in mid-spring, and it takes on a distinctive light brown hue. The head can grow up to one inch in length and contains a plethora of spores for propagation. Horsetail Plant Is Like A Fern Like other ferns, this non-flowering grass is completely seedless and relies on spores for reproduction. Horsetail Plant fertile stems will wilt after propagation. Then, its sterile stems will grow to keep persistent vegetation throughout the fall and winter months. This herbaceous grass can survive in both shady and full-sun environments.

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Carex Pensylvanica - 10 Pack

Carex Pensylvanica - 10 Pack

Carex Pensylvanica plant, is a perennial plant with a grass-like appearance that belongs to the Cypercae family and is found throughout Eastern woodland locations of the Northern Hemisphere. Flowers tend to bloom in the later Spring months and the staminate scales of the Pennsylvania sedge are often green with slight purplish hue. The pistillate scales maintain a deep brown to light black color with white around the edges. Leaves of the Sedge are sharp, are the edges of it's stems. Best Places To Grow The Carex Pensylvanica The Carex Pensylvanica grows best in USDA Growing Zones 3 – 8 and reaches a maximum height of between 15-30 centimeters. Typically, the sedge blooms in late Spring months and the plant is best grown in dry soil with ample shade. Colonies of Pennsylvania Sedge grow as far North as Quebec and as far south as Mississippi. There is currently a large population of it growing along the Missouri River in the surrounding dry forests and on the ledges of the overlooking bluffs. The roots are typically light brown to dark red, and colonies grow in bunches of up to 21 centimeters in height. In ideal growing conditions, the sedge is self-seeding.  Carex Pensylvanica Loves Shade It is a native grass or wheat that grows well in zones 4-8. It grows 8-10 inches in height and makes a good ground cover. It mixes well with other plants. It grows well in full shade or partial sun. It is drought tolerant and needs moisture to thrive. It grows best in well drained soil. It grows well as a ground cover under trees and shady areas. It goes well in shade gardens with other shade plants. When planted it should be spread about 10 inches apart. It can be grown in full sun too. Best to plant roots in fall or early spring in April or May. This Carex Pensylvanica Grass Is Easy To Grow It is a native grass or wheat that grows well in full shade. It grows 8-10 inches in height and makes a good ground cover. It mixes well with other plants. It grows well in dry soil. It is drought tolerant and needs moisture to thrive. Carex Pensylvanica grows well as a ground cover under trees and shady areas. It goes well in shade gardens with other shade plants. When planted it should be spread about 10 inches apart. It can be grown in full sun too. Best to plant roots in fall or early spring in April or May.

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Purple Fountain Grass - 10 Pack

Purple Fountain Grass - 10 Pack

Purple fountain grass, scientifically known as Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum,' is a striking ornamental grass celebrated for its captivating appearance and vibrant hue. This popular landscaping plant hails from the African continent and belongs to the Poaceae family. Its enchanting features have made it a favored choice among garden enthusiasts, adding an elegant touch to gardens and landscapes. Standing at an average height of 2 to 4 feet (60 to 120 cm), purple fountain grass boasts long, slender blades arch gracefully outward from its center, creating a distinctive, fountain-like shape. The most defining characteristic of this grass is its deep burgundy or maroon-colored foliage, which intensifies as the season progresses, giving it a rich, striking appearance. In summer, the grass produces feathery, bottlebrush-like plumes up to 3 feet long. These plumes are initially a vibrant reddish-purple before transitioning to a tan color as they age, creating a beautiful contrast with the foliage. Purple Fountain Grass Is Recognized For Its Adaptability  The grass is renowned for its adaptability and low maintenance requirements. It flourishes in total sun but can handle partial shade, making it suitable for various garden settings. Its drought tolerance and minimal water needs make it a resilient choice for arid and xeriscape gardens. Purple Fountain Grass Is A Great Focal Point Gardeners often use the grass as a focal point in their landscapes or as an accent plant in borders and containers. Its graceful, swaying blades and vibrant colors add drama and elegance to any garden design. Furthermore, it harmonizes wonderfully with other ornamental plants, creating stunning visual contrasts and complementing the overall aesthetic. Caring For Purple Fountain Grass In regions with mild winters, the grass is often grown as a perennial, while in colder climates, it may be treated as an annual or brought indoors during the winter months. Regular pruning and division are recommended to maintain the plant's vigor and shape. In summary, Purple Fountain Grass is a remarkable ornamental plant that captivates with its graceful form and vibrant maroon foliage. Its adaptability, low maintenance requirements, and striking appearance make it a cherished addition to gardens and landscapes worldwide, elevating any outdoor space's visual appeal.

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Purple Love Grass - 10 pack Ships In April

Purple Love Grass - 10 pack Ships In April

Purple Love Grass is a type of ornamental grass that is native to areas with sandy soil. It can be found naturally in the wild in Maine, Texas, Florida, and most other American states where sand and rocky terrain are present. Because of its ornate nature, it makes a perfect complement to your garden during the hot and dry summer months. It is incredibly drought-tolerant, so the grass can be dry as a bone and still look gorgeous. Purple Love Grass In Your Landscape Purple Love Grass spreads anywhere from one to two feet across and one to two feet high, so it's ideal for those barren spots in your landscape or garden where nothing else will grow. The plant gets its name because of its beautiful, lush, purple-reddish growth from June through August. Purple Love Grass Loves Well-Drained Soil It's best to find a sunny spot with good drainage when planting it. Plant the grass about a foot apart to allow it to grow to its full potential and prevent it from becoming lodged. Proper soil drainage is essential because the grass can get root rot if the roots are allowed to sit in water for too long. For this reason, many people steer clear of more prosperous and organic soils that hold onto moisture and avoid using mulch as often as possible. Mulch is a natural water-absorbing material that will rot out the grass quickly if allowed to sit among the wooden chips. It does well in American zones 5 through 9. Purple Love Grass Is Drought-Tolerant One particular place where Purple Love Grass can be found is in Arizona and New Mexico. Arizona is dry and hot; most plants will not thrive or grow. However, because of the drought-tolerant and hardy nature of the plant, it does well in rock gardens and in pure sand, where rain is scarce and water is a luxury. Choosing a high-quality type like the one we have is essential when looking for years of regrowth and beautiful foliage.

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Bulrush

Bulrush

The bulrush is a hardy perennial plant that produces fibrous roots that make it great for land cover. It is native to North America and is part of the grass family. It is predominantly found in Newfoundland, Manitoba, and the northeast and mid-west regions of the United States. An aggressive grower is hard to contain in a manicured lawn environment. It is durable and often used in ground restoration projects such as wetlands and soggy areas with erosion problems. Bulrush Is A Stunning Green The culm of the bulrush plant flourishes to produce an abundant number of umbels at the end of its long blades. These culms are the above-ground stems resembling a stalk, usually olive-green. The umbels become fertile in summer and top the plant in a brownish-gold wheat-colored cluster. Appearance Of Bulrush The clusters are composed of small spikelets. The spikelets mature during autumn and turn dark chocolate brown, which then appear to look like starry clusters. The many displayed seeds last until the end of the fruiting season, which runs from July through August. The Growth Of The Bulrush  At maturity, the plant can grow to an average of 3 to 5 feet. Also, they can have a 2 to 4-foot spread. It prefers cooler, crisper air to grow in the spring and fall seasons. After harvest, the regrowth rate is slow. It has a lengthy lifespan but has a low tolerance to drought conditions. It adapts well to fine and medium-textured soils and requires a pH of 4.0 to 8.0. It grows and develops well in wet, moist soil types. It thrives in wetland areas, marshes, bogs, swamp lands, and flood plains. It grows along the sides of creek beds and rivers. It is a durable plant but does not grow well in shade. The Green Bulrush has been valuable in restoration projects and erosion control.

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The Versatile Beauty of Ornamental Grasses in Landscaping

Ornamental grasses lends color, texture, and interest to a yard or garden. The beautiful blooms and swaying nature of this airy foliage make it an excellent choice for borders, as ground cover, and for soil erosion control. Low-maintenance and hardy, ornamental grass creates a striking display when planted in a large container with flowering annuals and trailing vines.

Pensylvanica Sedge


Carex Pensylvanica is a mounding ground cover that brings a bamboo-like texture to a garden. Graceful blades arch outward and range from light green to yellow in summer before turning to a subtle pale beige in the fall. Blades of the grass are weeping and about 10 inches long. Japanese forest grass is used in containers to create a showy display on a patio.

Bulrush Grass


Bulrush grass has stalks of emerald green. Pest and disease-resistant, it blooms in late summer and stay green year round. Bulrush offers all seasons of color and texture. It pairs beautifully with other tall grasses, hydrangeas, coneflowers, phlox, and daylilies.

Pampas Grass


Pampas grass is popular due to its showy display of tall and fluffy plumes. This hardy grass is available in various colors, including pink, cream, blue-green, and yellow stripes. It blooms from summer to late fall and will come back year after year as a lovely focal point or privacy hedge along a driveway or garden path.

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Chinese Feathergrass features a delicate and feather-like texture that adds texture and height to containers and interest to borders and rock gardens. Slender green leaves have wispy cream-colored ends that sway gracefully in the breeze. It keeps its color but can turn brown over the winter. Plant with colorful flowers like tulips, lavender, black-eyed Susans and salvia.