Weeping Love Grass
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
Only a few love grasses are cultivated in gardens. These form graceful clumps of fine-textured foliage; airy floral plumes float like clouds above the leaves. Useful as textural accents or as bank or groundcovers. All are drought-tolerant and need excellent drainage; they grow best in sandy soils. They reseed readily. Plants are tough and carefree; cut back to a few inches tall in late fall or winter to make way for new spring growth.Eragrostis curvula
From southern Africa and India. Billowing mass of slender, dark green, hairlike leaves reaches 3 ft. tall and wide. In summer, lavender-gray flower plumes increase plant height to 4 ft. Foliage picks up yellow and bronzy hues in cold weather. Evergreen in mild-winter zones. Excellent for massing. Tolerates almost any soil and may be used to control erosion.
From Europe. Dull dark green, three- to five-lobed leaves with paler veins are 2–4 in. wide at t...
Native to Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico. Among the finest textured and most billowy looking of all orn...
Native to Texas and Louisiana. Airy growth to 2 1/2–4 ft. high, 2–3 ft. wide. Leaves are 1...