Six Types of Meadow Grasses

Learn what type of meadow grass is best suited for your outdoor spaces and how to maintain it with this gardening guide.

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Crested Hair Grass <i>(Koeleria macrantha)</i>

Crested hair grass is commonly found in grassland habitats. It is a tufted perennial with long leaf blades; like Cynosurus cristatus, the seedhead is flat on one side, making it look as if it has a crest running up it. Its height can vary depending on its conditions. This fully hardy plant prefers full to partial sun and well-drained soil. H: 16 inches (40 cm); S: 12 inches (30 cm)

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