Adam Woodruff Landscapes

GGW Plant Pick of The Month- Sesleria

– Posted in: Garden Plants

A couple of years ago while visiting the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park in Chicago I was attracted to several groupings of a striking yellow-green tufted grass that I did not recognize. It was compact in its growth habit (10-12"H x 10-12"W), and had silvery inflorescences that were about 18"H. It was growing in full [...]

GGW Plant Pick of The Month- Pennisetum

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In search of inspiration I ventured to the Missouri Botanical Garden last week. In the back corner of the Trial Gardens at the Kemper Center I stumbled across a stunning new ornamental millet, Pennisetum glaucum 'Jade Princess'.  This upright, mounded variety with chartreuse leaves and dark maroon, pollen-less seedheads reaches 36-48"H x 18-24"W. It is [...]