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.
Trailing, thorny canes can grow 10 ft. in a season, but are commonly controlled by pruning and trellis...
Leaves are 12–16 in. long, divided into 15–19 leaflets. Fragrant, 1/2 -ft. clusters of vio...
Native to Texas, New Mexico, Mexico. Among finest textured and most billowy looking of all ornamental ...