Ground covers, Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
These Asian natives tend to spread slowly, are fairly deep rooted. Dormant and straw colored during the winter; turn green in spring. Use for lawns, ground covers. Plant using sod, sprigs, stolons, or plugs. Mow lawns 1–2 in. high.Zoysia tenuifolia
Creeping, fine textured, bumpy. Grows 3- to 6- high unmowed. Makes a beautiful grassy meadow or gives mossy Oriental effect in areas impossible to mow or water often. The farther inland, the longer the dormant season.
Fast growing to 50 to 60 ft. (rarely 100 ft.) tall. Young trees are symmetrical and pyramidal. Old one...
Vine-shrub from Brazil. Vigorous growth to 10 ft. tall and wide. Bears arrowlike, 1 1/2 3-...
Clustering rosettes of narrow, fleshy, stiffly upright leaves 1–2 ft. long. Yellow flowers in de...