Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants, Perennials
Growing in fountainlike mounds, these are among the most graceful of the 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, or as bank covers.Pennisetum alopecuroides
Perennial from eastern Asia. Grows 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.
Grows in a clump to 3–4 ft. tall and wide, with purplish green flowers rising to 6 ft. in summer...
Bred by Judge Logan, a Scot transplanted to California, in the late 1800’s. Probably a hybrid of...
Native to Texas, New Mexico. To 2–3 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. across. Blooms heavily, bearing reddish ...