Oyster Plant

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Fountain Grass

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Fountain Grass

Spectacular and long blooming. Excellent planted with spring-flowering bulbs, at water's edge, and in combination with rudbeckia, Russian sage and tall sedum. Attractive fall color and winter effect. Plumes are valued in flower arrangements.

Maiden Grass

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Maiden Grass

An excellent grass for the garden or landscape, screening or at water's edge. Striking complement to large-leaved plants or combined with berrying shrubs and evergreens for winter effect. Lovely flower plumes, excellent cut or dried. Clump-forming.

Lilyturf

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Lilyturf

Lush foliage and beautiful flowers are lovely at garden or woodland edges, in rock gardens or even indoors as a houseplant. An outstanding ground cover, it will even perform in dry shade. Cut back in early spring to promote new growth.

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Common name

Oyster Plant

Botanical name

Tradescantia (Rhoeo) spathacea

Variety

Dwarf

Zone

USDA 9 - 11

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Bloom time

No Bloom

Light

part sun

Height

8" (20 cm)

Habit

spreading

Water

weekly during dry spells

Feed

use all-purpose

Maintenance

mulch to reduce weeds