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.
Native to southern Europe, this herb grows 2 to 3 ft. high and wide, with aromatic, ferny-looking blue...
Bred by Judge Logan, a Scott transplanted to California, in the late 1800’s. Probably a hybrid o...
The plant is semievergreen in milder areas. Native to Japan. Very fast growing to 20 ft., with dark gr...