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Lomandra Grass Growing and Care (Mat Rushes)
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Lomandra Grass Growing and Care (Mat Rushes)

Lomandra (loh-MAN-druh), commonly known as mat rushes, is a small genus of perennial herbaceous plants from the Asparagaceae family.It contains 51 species and all of them are native to Australia, with two also being found in New Caledonia and New Guinea.However, it has been widely grown in many other parts of the world, including New Zealand.

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All About Growing and Care Of Carex Divulsa

Carex divulsa KAR-eks, dee-VOOL-sah is an evergreen perennial rush or sedge from the graminoid (grass-like) family Cyperaceae.It is a rhizomatous plant type, growing long green clumps.There is an interesting tale to go along with this Carex species like:Carex Testacea (Orange New Zealand Sedge)Carex Evergold (Japanese Sedge)Often, Carex divulsa is confused with Carex tumulicola (Berkeley sedge).
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How To Care For Carex Tumulicola Plants

Carex tumulicola (KAR-eks too-mew-li-KO-la) is a grass-like herb native to the west coast of the United States and parts of Canada.This ornamental grass is found on Channel Island and coastal regions ranging from San Luis Obispo County to Humboldt County in California.It is also found in the coastal regions of Oregon and Washington state.
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Pampas Grass Care | Growing, Pruning Cortaderia Selloana

So you want to learn about Pampas grass care aka (Cortaderia selloana) a rugged, tall, good-looking perennial plant with lots to offer in both form and function.Because it grows between ten and thirteen feet in height, and individual tall pampas grass clumps can spread to a width of six feet, it is an excellent choice as privacy screens.
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Mondo Grass Plant Care: How To Grow Ophiopogon Jaburan

Ophiopogon jaburan oh-fee-oh-POH-gon, JA-bur-an is part of the Ophiopogon genus and the Asparagaceae family, native to the tropical regions of southeast Asia.Mondo grass is the common name for this hardy perennial grass-like plant with a tufted growth featuring an abundance of leaves.It may reach up to 18” inches long and grows in almost any environment.
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How To Care For Ophiopogon Japonicus

Most commonly known as mondo grass, Ophiopogon japonicus (o-fio-PO-gon ja-PON-i-kus) is a popular ornamental grass hailing from the Asparagaceae family.The scientific name means “snake’s beard” in Greek and the plant is also known by this name in Japan.Other popular names include the:Dragon’s beardFountain plantMonkey grassDwarf lilyturfThis evergreen perennial is a grasslike relative of the lily and is especially cherished in Japanese gardens.
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How To Care For Black Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon planiscapus Of-eyo-poe-gon, Plan-iss-kap-us belongs to the Asparagaceae family of flowering plants.It is small and evergreen with tufts of leaves resembling grass.The black mondo grass is native to Japan and some other Asian regions where it may grow on its own or on forested slopes.Black mondo has been given the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.
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Lomandra Grass Growing and Care (Mat Rushes)

Lomandra (loh-MAN-druh), commonly known as mat rushes, is a small genus of perennial herbaceous plants from the Asparagaceae family.It contains 51 species and all of them are native to Australia, with two also being found in New Caledonia and New Guinea.However, it has been widely grown in many other parts of the world, including New Zealand.
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Caring For Lomandra Breeze

Lomandra breeze is a cultivar of the ornamental grass Lomandra longifolia.It’s a dwarf variety of the plant commonly known as spiny-head mat rush.Lomandra species belong to the Asparagaceae family.Along with lomandra breeze, the plant is commonly called a dwarf mat rush due to its shorter growth.Lomandra longifolia loh-MAN-druh lon-jee-FOH-lee-uh is a perennial herb found natively in eastern Australia.
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Maiden Grass Care: How To Grow And Use Miscanthus sinensis

They call it by the common name Maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis gracimillus), a rich, tall, full-bodied herbaceous perennial, and hardy ornamental grass (like purple Pennisetum fountain grass) popular in some surprising places.Maidengrass, a warmer-weather perennial grass found in many natural-looking landscapes and gardens.
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10 Ways You Can Use Ornamental Grasses In The Landscape

Ornamental grass makes for very useful additions to any landscape setting. It is equally good for use in sprawling estates and small “postage stamp” yards.The many different varieties of interesting grasses provide an easy way to add color and contrast to a monochrome landscape setting.Grasses are very decorative, and well-placed specimens can create very eye-catching points of interest.
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Caring For And Growing Dwarf Miscanthus Adagio Grass

The Maiden grass Adagio is a perennial, herbaceous grass hailing from the Poaceae family.Its cultivar name, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Adagio’ (miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis) pays homage to the relaxing slow dance it performs with every light breeze.It also bears the common name of dwarf maidenhair after its parent plant, the maiden silvergrass.
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How To Grow and Care For The Lemon Grass Plants

Lemongrass plants, Citronella Grass, or Cymbopogon citratus grows largely in clumps.What is lemongrass? Is lemongrass perennial? Yes, it is a perennial-type grass with long, thin, flat greenish-grey tinged reeds, occasionally throwing off curious, butterfly-like flowers.The lemongrass cane-like stems base may carry a reddish base.
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Caring For Schizachyrium Scoparium

Schizachyrium scoparium ski-za-KRY-ee-um, sko-PAIR-ee-um , is a type of prairie grass found throughout most of the United States except for parts of the West Coast.It’s most common in the prairies of the Midwest.Commonly called little bluestem or beard grass, Schizachyrium scoparium is part of the Poaceae family (grass).
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Kochia Scoparia Grass Care: How To Grow Summer Cypress

A member of the Goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae) native throughout Eurasia, Kochia scoparia (KOH-kee-uh sko-PAIR-ee-uh) is believed to have first arrived in the United States in the mid to late 1800s as an ornamental plant.Since that time, Kochia scoparia grass has served as a ground cover, erosion control, phytoremediation plant, livestock feed, and is now often considered a fast-spreading weed.
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