Nelson’s Blue Bear Grass
Cacti and succulents, Perennials
Accent plants with tough, grassy leaves usually about 3 ft. long, typically on a thick trunk. In spring or summer, 3–4-ft. stalks rise from the center of the foliage rosette, carrying tiny greenish or creamy white flowers. Plants are valued for their strong vertical silhouette rather than their blossoms. Good for desert or other dry landscapes.Nolina nelsonii
Native to Mexico. Long, narrow, gray-green to powdery blue leaves with toothed edges. Grows to 10 ft. tall and 4–5 ft. wide. Distinctive accent.
South African native forms a clump 3–5 in. high, slowly spreading to 15–18 in. wide. Spiky...
Grows to 12–30 ft. tall and wide.
This is the most commonly grown species. In bloom it reaches 4–5 ft. high. The spineless leaves ...