Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
Narrow-leafed grasses that are large enough and showy enough to stand out in the garden. Except as noted, they are evergreen in mild winters but turn tan or brown with hard freezes. They are very drought-tolerant plants but look better and grow larger if given some supplemental water.Muhlenbergia dumosa
Native to Arizona and Mexico. Grows to 3–6 ft. high and wide. Resembles bamboo, with slender, woody stems set with narrow bright green leaves to about 3 in. long. Branching flower clusters appear in spring; blossoms are barely distinguishable from foliage.
Native to Mexico, West Indies, and Uruguay. This vigorous vine climbs high (25–40 ft.) and fast ...
Native to Japan. As a 2–3-ft. tall youngster, has an airy, fernlike appearance; with age (grows ...
Native to South Africa. Performs best in areas with warm, dry summers. Bold, straplike leaves form clu...