Acorus gramineus ‘Ogon'

Dwarf plant with tufts of linear, variegated, yellow-green leaves. Foliage has a sweet fragrance when bruised. Will spread/naturalize slowly via rhizomes if planted in the ground. Can also be used as a water plant. Tolerates heavy shade, erosion, and wet soil.

Bouteloua gracilis

Dense, clumping, blue-gray, warm-season grass with blades 1/4" wide. Purple flowers rise above the foliage in early-mid summer. Blooms give way to ornamental seed heads that persist through the early winter. Foliage turns golden brown with hues of orange and red in the fall. Tolerant of drought, erosion, dry or rocky soil, air pollution, and black walnut trees.

Bouteloua gracilis ‘Blonde Ambition’

Dense, clumping, blue-gray, warm-season grass with blades 1/4" wide. Chartreuse flowers rise above the foliage in early-mid summer. Blooms give way to blond, ornamental seed heads that persist through the early winter. Foliage turns golden brown with hues of orange and red in the fall. Tolerant of drought, erosion, dry or rocky soil, and air pollution.

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Avalanche'

Dense, erect, clumping, warm-season grass with slightly arching, variegated foliage. Blades of grass are green with a white stripe down the center. Pinkish-green flowers rise above the foliage in June and turn to golden tan, sterile seeds that persist all winter. Prefers to stay moist while establishing. Tolerates erosion, clay soil, air pollution.

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Eldorado’

Dense, erect, clumping grass with slightly arching, variegated foliage. Blades of grass are green with a yellow stripe down the center. Greenish-mauve flowers rise above the foliage in June and turn to golden tan, sterile seeds that persist all winter. Prefers to stay moist while establishing. Tolerates erosion, clay soil, air pollution.

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’

Dense, erect, clumping grass with slightly arching, bright green foliage. Pinkish-purple flowers rise above the foliage in June and turn to golden tan, sterile seeds that persist all winter. Prefers to stay moist while establishing. Tolerates erosion, clay soil, air pollution.

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Overdam'

Dense, erect, clumping grass with slightly arching, variegated foliage. Blades of grass are green with white margins. Pinkish-green flowers rise above the foliage in July and turn to golden brown, sterile seeds that persist all winter. Prefers to stay moist while establishing. Tolerates erosion, clay soil, air pollution.

Calamagrostis arundinacea ‘Brachytricha’

Clumping, mounding, warm season grass with narrow, stiff, green leaves. Pinkish blooms rise above the foliage in late summer and turn to light tan seed heads. Foliage fades to a yellow-tan color in the fall. Tolerates clay soil, air pollution.

Carex elata ‘Bowles Golden’

Dense, clumping, semi-evergreen, grass-like plant with arching leaves. New growth comes in a bright yellow which holds throughout the year. Prefers moist soils and can tolerate being planted in shallow water. Also tolerant of deer and erosion.

Carex morrowii ‘Goldband’

Dense, clumping, semi-evergreen, grass-like plant with arching leaves. Leaves are narrow and deep green with yellow margins that gradually fade to white over time. Soil should not be allowed to dry out. Deer tolerant.

Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’

Dense, clumping, semi-evergreen, cool season plant with arching leaves. Leaves are narrow, featuring a band of pale yellow down the center and thin, dark green margins. Prefers moist soils but can tolerate bouts of dryness. Also tolerant of deer.

Carex oshimensis ‘Everlime'

Dense, clumping, semi-evergreen, cool season plant with arching leaves. Leaves are narrow, featuring a band of dark down the center and lime green margins. Prefers moist soils but can tolerate bouts of dryness. Also tolerant of deer.