When we think of ornamental grasses, visions of sun-kissed meadows and sky-blue prairies come to mind. But some grasses and grassy look-alikes hail from shadier parts, and in the wild, they’re found along woodland streams, on cool mountainsides or on moody moors. Here are five to try and one worthy wannabe.
Video shows a range of ornamental grasses for your garden. Beautiful setting of the Niagara Parks Botanical Garden and behind the scenes at major grower.