Ammophila breviligulata (American Beach Grass)

Tall green foliage and long brown seedheads cultivates on sand dunes and along the shores of the Great Lakes, growing as the sand rises on the dunes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid summer
2-3 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Tolerant to salt
Attracts birds


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low Moisture
Native to Native

This herbaceous evergreen trailing groundcover features trailing, vine-like stems with bright green, lanceolate leaves and violet blue flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to late spring
6 in tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)

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Planate leaves emerge blue-green in the spring and turn green with touches of red as the warmer weather comes, then take on burgundy-lavender tones in the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
4-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant

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