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.
Native from Arizona to Baja California and Northern Mexico. Slow grower to 10–25 ft. tall and ne...
Deciduous shrub from eastern Asia. Grows to 10–12 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide. Upright and compact w...
Native Europe to central Asia. This weedy, rhizomatous plant is grown for its sweet-scented foliage (u...