Plant ID forum: What grass is this? (In the top-center of the pot)

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Name: Hugz
Colorado Springs (Zone 5b)
Jul 25, 2017 2:36 PM CST
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Hey everyone I'm new to both this site and gardening in general. I bought a petunia on clearance at Walmart yesterday, replanted it and cleaned it up nice. I don't want to kill the grass in the center so any help in identifying this particular grass would be greatly appreciated! Smiling
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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
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Jul 25, 2017 8:39 PM CST
I have no idea what the grass is, but I don't think you could go wrong by watering it whenever you water the petunias.
Unlike the petunias, it might possibly survive the winter. Hope that helps.
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Jul 25, 2017 9:11 PM CST
I saw one of these on the clearance table at Home Depot this afternoon. It even had red petunias. I wondered about the 'grass' but did not recognize it. I wish I had paid better attention....
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Jul 26, 2017 6:34 AM CST
Cordyline indivisa (not a grass) is used as "spikes", or "dracaena spikes" as they're called, in containers.

Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Jul 26, 2017 1:04 PM CST
Also C. australis:
Cabbage Tree (Cordyline australis)
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