Tufted Hair Grass
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
Grown for their graceful clumps of arching foliage and airy clouds of flowers. Although they grow over much of North America, most garden selections are imports from Europe. Use these in mass plantings.Deschampsia cespitosa
Native to North America, Asia, Europe. Clumps of narrow dark green leaves grow to 1–2 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide; evergreen except in colder climates. Airy inflorescences in late spring or early summer can increase plant height to 4 ft. or taller; they are green to greenish gold, turning straw color in winter. Good subject for planting under native oaks.
Growing to 2–3 ft. tall and wide, with aromatic, ferny-looking blue-green leaves, this native of...
Native to the eastern and southern United States. Can climb to 10–20 ft. tall but is shrubby if ...
Only 1 in. tall, spreading to 3 ft. The cylindrical leaves turn red in fall and winter, green up again...