Author Archives: Barrett W.

Longwood Gardens 2015 data

Grass Trials LWG 2015 During the recent growing season, the grasses at Longwood Gardens stretched and lodged more so than in the past. This is possibly due to the abundant rainfall in spring and early summer. Consequently, overall scores were … Continue reading

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2014 Comparison of Ornamental Grasses at Longwood Gardens

Grass Trials LWG 2014 links to the data collected at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA as of September 2014.

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2013 Data from Grass Trials at Longwood Gardens

Grass Trials LWG final 2013

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Update Longwood Gardens – August 2013

Most cultivars are quite healthy and thriving. The most glaring exceptions are S. scoparium ‘Jazz’, P. virgatum ‘Ruby Ribbons’, and P. virgatum ‘Hot Rod’, which have struggled to establish. Panicum cultivars are approaching peak, while the Schizachyrium cultivars are just … Continue reading

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Longwood Gardens

All cultivars were planted in Kennett Square, PA (USDA Zone 7A). Longwood Gardens Data June 2013

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