These annual species of decorative grasses are very easy to grow and are extremely attractive when planted in the border or used to create a focal point at the edge of a pond or lawn. Plant seed in clumps or groups for the best effect.
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Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) A cheery addition to your garden. The broad oval leaves cover the stalk in an alternating pattern and reach one meter in heigh. The late August blooms can be red, orange, yellow, or white and add great colour to your flowerbeds. Use stems with immature buds as filler in arrangements. Blooms can be used for a bright, fresh-cut display.
Oat Grass (Avena sativa) Thick foliage and draping heads resembling clusters of split bells. Grows to one meter in height. Oat grass can be used as a background plant or bunched with other annual grasses. Use green, developed stems in fresh-cut arrangements or when dried, add richness to fall decorations and wreaths.
Canary Seed (Phalaris canariensis) A delicate ornamental grass with a fine vertical stem, cone-shaped flower that matures into a light golden colour. Grows to one meter in height. Makes unique filler in fresh-cut arrangements or use the mature plant in year-round displays that never need water. Strip leaves from stems for use in displays. Plant in groups as filler or use as background.