Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants, Perennials
Growing in fountainlike mounds, these are among the most graceful of ornamental grasses. They have long, narrow leaves and arching stems that bear furry, foxtail-like flower plumes in summer, with bloom often extending into fall. Use them in containers, in perennial or shrub borders, as bank covers.Pennisetum alopecuroides
From eastern Asia. To 5 ft. high and wide. Clump of bright green foliage is topped by pinkish plumes. Leaves turn yellow in fall, brown in winter. Species and varieties can self sow.
Native to Japan, Korea, China. Variable in size and foliage. Blooms in late summer or fall. Flowers ar...
This plant forms an erect, somewhat arching clump of narrow, bright green leaves 2 to 3 ft. tall, some...
Native to the Eastern and Southern United States. Can climb 10–20 ft. tall but shrubby if not gi...