We Ship Our Bareroot Plants To Everyone Nationwide.
Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Reed grass is best known for its flowy ornamental nature and adds a sense of motion to landscapes. Being a very robust plant, it is suitable for all but the hottest climates in the United States and has hot growing conditions. Combined with its low maintenance, it has proven itself an excellent addition in landscape architecture to fill various roles while maintaining its long-term cost-effectiveness.
This grass is otherwise known as small weed or Calamagrostis. This grass is a flowering grass with about 260 species and favors temperate climates. The temperate zone spans from the lower third of the United States up to the Arctic Circle halfway into Alaska, and it handles extreme cold very well. Many species can survive in temperatures as low as zero degrees Fahrenheit. It is a very hardy plant that handles many growing conditions—faring well with direct or indirect sunlight. Mature grass is drought tolerant. Depending on growing conditions, it can take two to five years to reach maximum maturity and height. This grass has been shown to grow best in moist but well-drained soil, but it is not picky and will tolerate a wide variety of soils. Its hardiness expands to being disease and pest-resistant.
Reed grass is as versatile as it is hardy. Helpful, especially as a backdrop or for bordering, can fill many landscaping roles. Of the 260 species above, Calamagrostis × acutiflora, best known as feather reed-grass, is arguably the most favored species of the genus as it has earned the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. This species, in particular, can reach three to five feet tall with a spread of roughly two to three feet in diameter, thus being perfect for backdrops and moderately sized borders. Being an ornamental grass, it adds a sense of flow and texture to a landscape with its iconic prairie-styled aesthetic. Combined with its environmental flexibility, it is perfect for urban landscaping and container gardens.
With being a very self-sufficient perennial, reed grasses require very minimal upkeep. Some gardeners argue in favor of trimming in early winter as flowers brown and die off to maintain their ornamental appearance. Other gardeners argue for trimming in early spring, right before new sprouts show, to protect the plant in harsh winters and maximize the amount trimmed as it will slightly grow in the winter. Although when to trim varies among gardeners from early winter to early spring, it is generally agreed to trim the grass once a year for optimal aesthetics and promote new growth.