Siberian Steppe Grass
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
These clump-forming grasses produce large, open, airy inflorescences that can add lightness and motion to the garden. The genus has undergone much revision by botanists, and some of its former members are now known by other names; see Nassella for descriptions of California native needle grasses and the highly ornamental Mexican feather grass.Stipa lessingiana
Native to Turkey, Caucasus, Siberia, China. This grass grows 30 in. tall, 20 in. wide. Open, airy sheaves of creamy flowers bloom in early summer, last into winter.
Lavenderflowers precede foliage thatopens pink, matures to limeand gold, then shades to green.
Pronounced KEEN-wa, quinoa grows to 5 ft. tall and produces dense flower and seed clusters. A traditio...
These big-leafed woodlandplants thrive in the rich organicsoil under tall trees and shrubs.They grow i...