Emerald Coast Growers is proud to have more than 25 years of success in the horticulture business. With more than 500,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space plus 55 acres of farmland and locations in both the northeast and southeast, Emerald Coast Growers consistently supplies top quality starter plants to growers throughout North America.
Known for our wide variety of perennial starter plants and specialty plants, Emerald Coast Growers still maintains the distinction of being one of the industry’s largest suppliers of ornamental grass liners to North American growers and retailers.
We seek out the finest genetics available from the world’s premier breeders, and also offer exclusive selections like Calamagrostis x acutiflora Hello Spring!, Miscanthus sinensis Little Miss, Miscanthus sinensis Fat Cat, Miscanthus sinensis Scout, Muhlenbergia Fast Forward™; Panicum Hot Rod; Stokesia Divinity; and Andropogon Rain Dance.Some of the newest picks include:
Calamagrostis × acutiflora Lightning Strike®, featuring broad foliage with central stripes of creamy white, edged in green. Reaching a height of 3 feet, Lightning Strike thrives in sun-part shade and is hardy in zones 4–10.
Pennisetum alopecuroides Etouffee (‘Tift PA17’) PPAF features light pink foxtail plumes rising over graceful arching mounds. An infertile variety that flowers spring to fall and will not reseed. Loves sun-part shade, grows to 42 inches and is hardy in zones 5 to 9.
Pennisetum a. Hush Puppy (‘Tift PA5’) PPAF has long-lasting pink plumes that spray high over rounded mounds of slender foliage. A long-flowering infertile selection that won’t reseed. Prefers sun-part shade, reaches 30 inches tall and is hardy in zones 5 to 9.
Pennisetum a. Jambalaya™ (‘Tift PA19’) PPAF forms tidy, uniform mounds with slender erect foliage and silvery-pink plumes. A long-flowering infertile variety that won’t self-sow. Prefers Sun-Part Shade, reaches a height of 38 inches and is hardy in zones 5 to 9.