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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Giant Reed

The striking variegation of the evergreen giant reed makes it a popular choice, although it is less vigorous and less hardy than the green form. In cold areas, plant it in a pot so you can enjoy it outdoors in summer, then bring it under cover for the winter. Giant reed will grow to 7 feet tall and 6 feet wide in ideal growing conditions: full or partial sun and moist or wet soil.

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