Grasses

Ornamental Grasses in Long Island

 Long Island is synonymous with beach grass, and Olsen's Nursery has you covered! From dwarf sedges and fountain grass to large pampas and maidenhairs, we can turn your property into perfection. We strive to make a lasting impression!

Acorus

● Sun to partial shade
● Can be used a ground cover
● 6-12” tall
● Zone 6-9

Agave

● Rosette-forming succulent
● Rigid, fleshy, pointed leaves
● Trim to desired size

Calamagrostis

● Pinkish-purple blooms
● 3-5ft tall
● Does well in light shade

Carex

● Known as gray sedge
● Low maintenance
● 2-3ft tall
● Full sun to part sun

Elymus

● Rye grass
● Full sun
● Greenish plumes

Fescue 

● Many varieties
● Ground covers to larger grasses
● Full sun
● Medium maintenance

Fountain Grass

● Silver blooms
● 2-5ft 
● Full sun to part sun
● Adds texture to any garden

Japanese Forest Grass

● Does best in moist soil
● Yellow and green folia
● Mostly shade

Liriope

● Common name Lilyturf
● Lavender flowers
● Blooms late summer
● Full sun to part sun

Miscanthus

● 5-8ft tall
● Full sun to part sun
● Low maintenance
● Native to East Asia

Pampas 

● 8-12ft tall
● Dry to Medium Soil
● Full sun
● Silver White

Switchgrass 

● 3-6ft tall
● Full sun to part sun
● Easy to grow
● Attracts birds

Yucca

● Sharp leaves
● Full sun
● Low maintenance
● Variegated leaf
Enhance your landscaping with hardy and beautiful plants! Call our nursery at (631) 265-8093.
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