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.
Bred by Judge Logan, a Scott transplanted to California, in the late 1800’s. Probably a hybrid o...
From Asia. Rampant woody vine climbs 20 to 30 ft. by stem tendrils. Large, handsome, three-lobed, 2 1/...
This is a naturally occurring, sterile European hybrid between Calamagrostis arundinacea and ...