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 rigens
Native from California to Texas and south into Mexico. Bright green leaves form a dense, tight clump to 4 ft. high and wide. Slender yellow or purplish flower spikes in autumn are erect at first, then leaning; rise 2 ft. above the leaves.
Grows at a moderate to fast rate, eventually reaching 40–80 ft. tall, with a heavy-limbed crown ...
Lush mat-forming groundcover from the western Mediterranean. Grows to 2–4 in. high, spreading in...
Native to Taiwan. Forms a compact clump to 2 1/2–3 1/2 ft. high and 3–4 ft. wide, with nar...