Rough meadow grass (Poa trivialis)
- Excellent shade tolerance.
- Adapts to heavy and hydromorphic soils.
- Quick establishment.
- Very susceptible to heat and drought.
- Low tolerance to trampling.
- Not very resistant to disease.
- Species sensitive to competition.
Knotty timothy-grass (Phleum nodosum)
- The most cold-resistant species, excellent performance in winter.
- Excellent resistance to trampling and tearing.
- Fairly rapid establishment.
- Fairly coarse foliage.
- Very demanding in terms of soil preparation quality (tiny seeds).
Tufted hair-grass or Tussock grass - (Deschampsia caespitosa)
- Species bred recently for its tolerance to shade.
- Poor performance in full sun.
June Grass (Koeleria macrantha)
- Species bred recently for its low growth and reduced maintenance.
- Slow to establish and low resistance to trampling
Cock's-foot or orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata)
- Species bred recently for its tolerance to drought.
- Coarse foliage, not very tolerant of close mowing.