These European natives are clumping, not running, grasses. Not considered the choicest lawn grasses, but useful in special conditions and situations (lawns, pasture, soil reclamation). To make tight turf, sow heavily. Ryegrass is often mixed with other lawn grass species for low-cost, large-area coverage in cool-summer climates. In Bermuda grass country, it is often sown in fall on reconditioned Bermuda lawns to give winter green.
Fine-textured; deep green with high gloss. Sprouts quickly and grows fast. Best in cool-summer climates. Has become the most popular lawn grass in the Northwest, west of the Cascades.
Stems and tiny leaves are blackish-purple; blooms are white with a purplish-red center.
These grasslike Asian natives are slightly less cold-hardy than their close cousins Liriope. ...
Of the 100 or so species, only the following two are generally seen. Slow-growing plants. Short trunks...