Best Ornamental Grasses for Midwest Gardens
Blue oat grass
Refined and elegant, this grass has beautiful blue-gray, fine-textured leaf blades that grow in a mound. It is stunning throughout most of the season and combines well with most perennials. In fall, brownish spikelets reach for the sky.
Size: to 4 feet tall, 1-2 feet wide
Conditions: full sun and well-drained soil
Best for: its blue-gray color and neat appearance