Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
These wild ryes or lyme grasses were formerly assigned to Elymus but are now known as Leymus (simply an anagram of the former generic name). They are grown principally for their blue-gray or silvery blue foliage.Very drought tolerant; will remain evergreen with some summer water.Leymus condensatus
Native to coastal Southern California and the Channel Islands. Basic species is usually green leafed, reaching 9 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide in bloom.
Zebra rush forms an upright,grassy clump to 2–4 ft. tall andwide. Hollow, leafless, darkgreen stems ar...
Nativeto Southwest deserts. To 1 1/2–2 ft. high and 3–4 ft. wide, withsmall, deeply cut leaves. Pinkis...
Most useful in desert zones 10–13. Nearly leafless, but branches are bright green throughout yea...