Elymus hystrix (Bottlebrush Grass )

Silver blue blades grow around green bristly seed heads that sprout in spring. Medium-fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to late summer
3-4 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture
Native to Native

An attractive dense, mound of golden-yellow flowers in spring turn into various hues of red, purple or orange in the cooler weather. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Softly ruffled light pink-orchid petals with a green throat rise high above full green foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Diploid
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
Dormant

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Clusters of small magenta-pink saucer-shaped flowers grow on deep green foliage that turns scarlet red in the fall and creates a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Deep blue, grey green fragrant foliage, blooms early to late summer, 1 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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Pinkish-white spring flowers are followed by clusters of reddish fruit in fall. Blooms and fruit are complimented by purple foliage. Exfoliating bark adds to the winter landscape. Upright spreading habit. 4-8′ tall x 4-8′ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade

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Dark rose changing to red, dark green leaves, moderate growth rate, blooms late summer to late fall, 2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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Thin, arching, medium green grass blades form a dense, low cluster, from which wide, tiny, airy flowers sprout when summer arrives, first purplish, then becoming bronze with age. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone

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Flat, straight pointed green leaf blades grow in a dense clump around wheat-rye-like flower spikes. Medium-fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Heat tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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