Pine Muhly, Mexican Deer Grass
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants, Perennials
Narrow-leafed grasses large and showy enough to stand out in the garden. Except as noted, evergreen in mild winters but turn tan or brown with hard freezes. They are very drought tolerant plants but look better and grow larger if given some supplemental water.Muhlenbergia dubia
Native to Arizona,western Texas, New Mexico,and northern Mexico. Denselytufted plant, similar to M. rigensbut smaller (2–3 ft. high andwide). Fine-textured leaves andupright, creamy flower spikes insummer and fall. Plant in well-drainedsoil.
Native toUtah, Arizona, Nevada, California,and Mexico. Grows to 3–4 ft.tall, 2–3 ft. wide, with manyst...
Native to Arizona,western Texas, New Mexico,and northern Mexico. Denselytufted plant, similar to M...
Grows 1 1/2-2 ft. high and 2-3 ft. wide. Bright blue blossoms.