Get Growing with Grasses, Sedges and Bamboos

If the word "grass" sends your mind to turf, think again. Grasses, along with sedges and bamboos, are one of the best ways to bring dimensionality and movement to your garden design. Here, we share some of our favorites.

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Sweet Flag

An undemanding and non-invasive evergreen that thrives in damp or boggy soils, sweet flag, or sweet rush,is the perfect plant for a shady spot at a pond edge. Its strong cream variegation will remain vivid as it grows to 18 inches tall and 18 inches wide, even in deep shade.

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