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 and groundcovers. Plant using sod, sprigs, stolons, or plugs. Mow lawns 1–2 in. high.Zoysia tenuifolia
Creeping, fine textured, and bumpy. Grows to 3–6 in. high unmowed. Makes a beautiful grassy meadow or gives a mossy Oriental effect in areas impossible to mow or water often. The farther inland, the longer the dormant season.
Sometimes called key lime in Hawaii. Small, green to yellow-green fruit; standard bartender’s li...
Best lime for California and Hawaii gardens. It is a type of the “Persian” or “Tahit...
This fast-growing, sprawling South African native can be used in various ways. Unstaked, it grows 6&nd...