10 Best ornamental grass of 2018

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  • USDA Zones: 4 - 7
  • Strong, robust plants, Grows 10-12 inches tall
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  • Hardiness zone:7-10
  • Plant height:96"-144";Plant spacing:24-36"
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  • USDA Zones: 4 - 7
  • Strong, robust plants, Grows 10-12 inches tall
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Ornamental grass guide

On ornamental grass is one of the winter-proof grass species. It does not actually belong to the field of botany, but rather has a charming ornament in the garden. ornamental grass scores especially through its impressive growth habit and striking colors of the leaves, stalks and flowers. Especially in autumn and winter, they are in the garden to advantage. Ornamental grasses are a popular design element in the garden and are ideal as specimen plants or as privacyfor a rock garden. Many gardeners use them for the connection of different shrubs and flowers.

What should be considered when buying a decorative grass?

The selection of ornamental grasses is very high. Depending on your needs and tastes, you can choose from the following types: firm millet, pipe whistlegrass, pampas grass, bearskin furs, lampreygrass, bluish green schillergrass, riding grass, Japanese grass, silvergrass or the morningstar sedge. When making a purchase should always be taken to ensure that ornamental grass visually matches the already existing plants. Many ornamental grasses are very easy to care for. You only need one year’s average. In the first year, the plants should be covered over the winter. For this purpose, for example, leaves or branches can be used. In the spring, the cutting of ornamental grasses should be made. A pruning of ornamental grasses in the fall is not advisable. Otherwise it could happen that water gets into the stalks. This can lead to the rot of the plants. The pruning of the plant in the spring protects against it ornamental grass from the cold and helps him to hibernate better. When making a purchase, it should be ensured that only grasses are planted whose requirements for healthy growth in their own garden are met.

Different ornamental grasses

Ornamental plants need different conditions depending on the plant species in order to grow healthily. Pipe grass, for example, needs a very moist soil. In contrast, the popular miscanthus needs a loamy, nutrient-rich and moderately moist soil. Similarly moist requires the so-called Moorhexe. In these plants, care should always be taken that the soil is not too moist and heavy. For a dry soil, a diamond grass or blue winglet is perfect. All ornamental grasses need a sunny, quiet location. Turf and sedges can also thrive in the shade very well. Who one ornamental grass looking for the terrace or the balcony, which should opt for the lamp cleaning grass, diamond grass or different types of swings. The ideal plant species of these varieties is the late summer. Many winter hardy varieties will still have enough time to set their roots. When making a purchase, it must always be taken into account that large-sized plants such as the feather grass or the miscanthus need sufficient space. Therefore, they should always be planted in a very large pot. The rule of thumb for ornamental grasses is: The pot must be two to three times larger than the root ball.

The right care

The care of ornamental grass does not take much time. Just make sure that in a pruning the ideal height is about 10 to 15 cm. As a result, after winter on the first sunny days, the privacy is not quite as high. But until the beginning of summer most grasses reach their full stature height. If a ornamental grass proliferates heavily, it can be planted in perforated buckets, root traps or plant baskets. This prevents the plant from spreading too much and displacing other plants. In summer, always make sure that the ornamental grass receives enough water. A waterlogging should be avoided at all costs, as ornamental grasses tend to rot fast.

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