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 rigida
From Texas and New Mexico. Green clump to 2 ft. high and wide, producing 3-ft. spikes of brownish purple to deep purple flowers in late summer and fall.
Native to China and northern India. Grows to 30–50 ft. tall and wide, with an irregular habit. R...
Grows at a moderate to fast rate, eventually reaching 40–80 ft. tall, with a heavy-limbed crown ...
Probably one of the hardiest palms; has survived brief (but not prolonged) temperature drops to 0°...