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 orientale
From central and western Asia. To 2 ft. high, 2 1/2ft. wide, with pinkish plumes standing above a mound of green to gray-green foliage. Plumes mature to light brown; foliage turns straw colored in winter. Seldom selfsows.
This plant forms an erect, somewhat arching clump of narrow, variegated green leaves 2 to 3 ft. tall, ...
Thought to have been extinct for millions of years, this plant was found growing in a few isolated sit...
Leaves are 12–16 in. long, divided into 15–19 leaflets. Fragrant, 1/2 -ft. clusters of vio...