native ornamental grass

Asked June 2, 2018, 9:53 AM EDT

Hello, we have a steep hill, very shady. Looking for suggestions, possibly a short (1-2 feet) grass? I see a feathery grass along the highways, wondering what it is and if it would grow on a hill. Thank you, Dawn Ingraham

Hennepin County Minnesota ground cover for dry shade

1 Response

Most grasses, native and ornamental, do not grow well in shade.

Information at the following website may be useful. the bulletin was prepared for Pennsylvania residents, but most of its content also applies to Minnesota: