Plant Library - Port Kells Nurseries Plant Database Plant Library

Our online Plant Database currently includes more than 1500 listings. In time, we plan to add more and more plants into our online database. Until then you'll just have to visit Port Kells Nurseries to see what other plant treasures we have in store for you.

We do not ship plants. Plant purchases can only be made in person at the nursery.

*Please note that we cannot guarantee that all plants will be in stock at our nursery at all times.



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Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Sweet Flag Grass - Grassy Leaved Sweet Flag Grass

Clumping cool season grass. Features iris-like tufts of narrow, grass-like, variegated leaf blades which are striped with yellow and green

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Anemanthele lessoniana

Pheasant's Tail Grass - Pheasant's Tail Grass

Clumping cool season Semi evergreen grass. Forms a medium-sized mound of arching green leaves that turn to gold or orange for fall and winter.

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Arundo donax 'Variegata'

Reed Grass - Variegated Giant Reed Grass

An evergreen, warm season reed grass with broadly variegated sword-like leaves.

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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche'

Reed Grass - Avalanche Reed Grass

Cool Season. Grass has a slightly arching upright habit and forms a tight clump

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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado'

Reed Grass - Eldorado Feather Reed Grass

Clumping cool season grass. Upright clump of narrow green leaves with a bright gold center. Very slender,

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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Reed Grass - Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

Clumping cool season semi-evergreen grass. Slender, upright, Glossy green foliage that turns golden yellow in the fall.

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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'

Reed Grass - Variegated Feather Reed Grass

Clumping cool season semi-evergreen grass. A nice variation to the traditional Feather Reed Grass,

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Carex buchananii

Sedge Grass - Leather Leaf Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Plants form upright clumps of very fine, hair-like red-brown leaves.

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Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster'

Sedge Grass - Red Rooster Leather leaf Sedge

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Has wiry, orange-red-brown foliage

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Carex comans 'Bronze'

Sedge Grass - Bronze Hair Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. The thin foliage is arching, forming an attractive mound.

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Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'

Sedge Grass - Frosted Curls Hair Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Very attractive, compact, fine textured, weeping foliage,

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Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'

Sedge Grass - Gold Fountains Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Fine-textured, narrow, grass-like, bright green leaves which are edged with yellow.

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Carex elata 'Aurea'

Sedge Grass - Bowles Golden Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Very bright and upright gold arching foliage with a green edge.

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Carex flagellifera 'Bronzita'

Sedge Grass - Weeping Bronze Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Forms a soft, arching tussock of ruddy brown foliage and sends up discreet seed heads during summer.

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Carex morrowii 'Ice Ballet'

Sedge Grass - Ice Ballet Variegated Sedge Grass

Cool season evergreen perennial. Has an upright, arching habit.

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Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Sedge Grass - Ice Dance Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass, A dense, spreading sedge grown for its foliage that has creamy-white margins and dark green centers.

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Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge'

Sedge Grass - Dwarf Palm Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season grass. Thin, bright green, grassy leaves that branch at the tips resemble miniature palms.

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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Sedge Grass - Evergold Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Dense, clump-forming sedge which is grown for its foliage effect.

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Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Sedge Grass - Variegated Broadleaved Sedge Grass

Clumping warm season evergreen grass. This selection forms a low mound of wide, grassy-looking green leaves

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Carex tenuiculmis 'Cappuccino'

Sedge Grass - Cappuccino Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Long and narrow, arching foliage emerges a rich red brown

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Carex testacea

Sedge Grass - Orange Sedge Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. It has slender vertical leaves, which are pendulous at their tips.

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Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire'

Sedge Grass - Prairie Fire Orange New Zealand Sedge

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. The foliage is olive green

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Chasmanthium latifolium

Sea Oats Grass - Northern Sea Oats Grass

Clumping cool season grass. This grass is perhaps most distinguished by the flat, drooping seed heads

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Chasmanthium latifolium 'River Mist'

Sea Oats Grass - Variegated River Mist Northern Sea Oats

Clumping cool season grass. It forms a medium-tall clump of narrow bamboo-like leaves

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Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila'

Pampas Grass - Dwarf Pampas Grass

Clumping warm season grass. Variety is a smaller, more cold hardy version of Pampas Grass.

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Cortaderia selloana 'Silver Comet'

Pampas Grass - Silver Comet Pampas Grass

Clumping warm season grass. A very showy, bright white-variegated form of pampas grass

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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Northern Lights'

Hair Grass - Variegated Tufted Hair Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Narrow blades are variegated with white, green, and coral hues.

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Deschampsia flexuosa 'Tatra Gold' ('Aurea')

Hair Grass - Crinkled Hair Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Narrow, thread-like, smooth, arching yellow-green leaves.

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Elymus magellanicus

Blue Wheat Grass, Magellan Wheat Grass

Clumping cool season grass. A semi-evergreen ornamental grass with foliage colored silvery

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Festuca glauca 'Beyond Blue'

Fescue Grass - Beyond Blue Fescue

Clumping cool season Grass. Evergreen perennial grass that forms powder blue, thread-like

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Festuca glauca 'Boulder Blue'

Fescue Grass - Boulder Blue Fescue Grass

Clumping cool season grass. Fescue grass with metallic blue, spiky foliage that holds its color all season long.

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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Fescue Grass - Elijah Blue Fescue Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Silvery-blue foliage forms a small, dense mound of spiky tufts of fine foliage.

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Festuca glauca 'Pepindale Blue'

Fescue Grass - Pepindale Blue Fescue Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. This is one of the more intense blue-leaved selections, retaining its color all season.

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Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue'

Fescue Grass - Idaho Siskiyou Blue Fescue Grass

Clumping cool season grass. The thin leaves are much longer than the more familiar Festuca glauca,

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Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Forest Grass - All Gold Japanese Forest Grass

Clumping warm season deciduous grass. Makes a dwarf mound of narrow golden-yellow

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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

Forest Grass - Golden Japanese Forest Grass

Clumping cool season grass. Narrow, arching leaves are striped with bright green and gold.

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Hakonechloa macra 'Nicolas'

Forest Grass - Nicolas Japanese Forest Grass

Clumping warm season deciduous grass. Green leaves become flushed with orange

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Helictotrichon sempervirens 'Sapphire'

Oat Grass - Sapphire Blue Oat Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Blue-grey leaves radiating out from the center of the plant.

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Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'

Blood Grass - Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass

Clumping warm season grass. The upper half of each blade turns a garnet red in summer with the red color often

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Isolepis cernua

Fiber Optic Grass

Clumping cool season grass. Forms a wig-like mound of narrow green, hairlike foliage with an arching habit.

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Juncus effusus f. 'Spiralis'

Rush - Curly Corkscrew Rush

Clumping evergreen grass. Forms an irregular mound of curling twisted cylindrical leafless

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Juncus ensifolius 'Starhead'

Rush - Starhead Swordleaf Rush

Compact variety displays green, broad-leafed foliage and long-lasting, dark green star-shaped seed heads.

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Juncus junco 'Twisted Arrows'

Rush - Twisted Arrows Fuseables Grass

Twisted Arrows is two different species of Juncus that are co-mingled into one multi-seed pellet to deliver a dual effect

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Koeleria glauca

Hair Grass - Blue Hair Grass

Clumping cool season grass. Forms hedgehog-like, dense, circular mounds of thin, bluish green blades.

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Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'

Lily turf - Variegated Lily Turf

Clumping Semi-evergreen grass. Produces arching glossy variegated green and white leaves.

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Luzula campestris 'Ruby Stiletto'

Woodrush - Ruby Stiletto Woodrush

Clumping cool season grass. Forms a low mound of Semi-evergreen spiky and arching, red-tipped dark green leaves

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Luzula nivea

Woodrush Grass - Snowy Woodrush Grass

Clumping cool season evergreen grass. Slow-spreading that forms loose clumps of rough, deep green leaves.

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Luzula nivea 'Lucius'

Woodrush - Lucius Snowy Woodrush

Clumping cool season evergreen grass

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Luzula sylvatica 'Starmaker'

Woodrush - Starmaker Snowy Woodrush

Clumping cool season grass. A tufted evergreen grass with narrow deep green leaves

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Miscanthus 'Giganteus'

Silver Grass - Giant Silver Grass

Clumping warm season grass. Grows in erect clumps and has huge, pale, blue-green foliage.

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