Grasses are herbaceous plants that are characterized by long narrow leaves with hollow stems. Growing naturally in grasslands or cultivated specifically for lawns or pastures, grasses provide an important source for many animals that include invertebrates, butterflies, cattle, sheep, horses, elephants, deer, and rabbits. Of the total land area of the Earth, 40.5% of the surface is comprised of grasslands.
Reed Grass is a feathered vertical ornamental grass that is typically planted in clusters for a strong vertical effect. Found natively in wet soils but adaptable to drier conditions, Reed Grass should be watered weekly in order to establish an extensive root system. Reed Grass grows to heights between 36”-60” | 91-152 cm tall during the blooming period from late spring to summer.
Height (Mature): 36”-60” | 91.4-152.4 cm
Bloom: Late spring to summer
Flower Color: Red
Care: Water weekly; moist soils; full sun
Scientific name: Calamagrostis acutiflora
Reed Grass elevation (multiple)
Wheat is a tall, annual, cereal plant whose grain is ground and used for the flour for producing bread, pasta, pastries, etc. Wheat is harvested in two seasons, a spring and winter wheat, and attains an average height of 4’ | 1.2 m.
Height (Typical Mature): 10’-15’ | 3-4.6 m
Height (Tall Mature): 30’–60’ | 9-18 m
Growth Rate (Yearly): 3’-5’ | .9-1.5 m
Scientific name: Bambusoideae
Bamboo elevation (individual), elevation (cluster), elevation (stalks)