Native Woodland: Northern sea oats, Chasmanthium latifolium: pendulous oat-like flowers grace this native shade grass in October and November. The foliage ages to a lovely khaki color that remains ornamental through winter.
Pennisetum spathiolatum (Slender Veldte Grass) Evergreen grass sends up 2-3' vertical flower stalks which sway over lower mounding foliage. The spikey flowers may be brown or golden depending on the stage of flowering. 12 - 18" foliage. 2-3' flowers Full Sun to light shade. Space 18 to 24" o. c. Hardy to 18 degrees or less. Use as accent in beds or borders, as low screen, for mass planting or in meadows.