Sesleria autumnalis (Autumn Moor Grass )

This low-mounding perennial grass features slender green blades that take on golden tones in autumn, and spikes of silvery flowers that mature to pale beige seed heads that add winter interest and food for birds. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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

Light lavender blue flowers bloom atop tall bright green compact foliage that turns a deep shade of yellow. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Green bamboo-like leaves fade to copper in the fall, and eventually brown with the cold weather. Tan drooping seed heads turn purple to burgundy by late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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(Prairie Pillars™ Collection)Yellow flowers with an orange/brown centre bloom on tall stems with bright green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy deep lavender to magenta flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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This graceful, fine-textured perennial grass features slender powder blue blades with silvery mauve highlights that become bright purple and burgundy in the fall and sprout shiny silver tufts. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
4 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This perennial grass features an upright mound of slender, blue-green blades topped with feathery, light brown flower panicles. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
3-5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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