6 Grasses for Low-maintenance Drought-resistant Lawns

6 grasses for low-maintenance drought-resistant lawns

6 grasses for low-maintenance drought-resistant lawns : Zoysia grass Flexible. Loves sun and shade. El Toro, Empire, Jamur, and Palisades most drought-resistant.

Kari. Any experience with any of these? Would they hold up with the kids playing on it?

5 Low-Water Lawns That Stay Green Under Pressure

Kari. Any experience with any of these? Would they hold up with the kids playing on it?

Firehouse Dwarf Nandina  evergreen, red fall color  This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage.  prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind.

Firehouse Dwarf Nandina evergreen, red fall color This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage. prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind.

Drought-Resistant Perennial Border http://www.costafarms.com/Public/Garden-Plan-Details.aspx?Id=12

Drought-Resistant Perennial Border http://www.costafarms.com/Public/Garden-Plan-Details.aspx?Id=12

Zoysia Grass - Highly Drought Resistant This is what kind of grass I want in my yard.

Zoysia Grass - Highly Drought Resistant This is what kind of grass I want in my yard.

Heirloom 1000 Seeds Grass Burning Bush Kochia Scoparia RED Flower Plant Garden Bulk Exotic B0097

Heirloom 1000 Seeds Grass Burning Bush Kochia Scoparia RED Flower Plant Garden Bulk Exotic B0097

Heirloom 1000 Seeds Grass Burning Bush Kochia Scoparia RED Flower Plant Garden Bulk Exotic by seedsshop

Festuca Boulder Blue - Discovered in Colorado, Boulder Blue has a much brighter steel-blue foliage color than the more commonly available Elijah Blue. This hardy, perennial grass forms tufts of metallic-blue fine foliage from early spring through late fall & even into winter.  Festuca Boulder Blue takes intense heat & drought without losing its blue color and makes the perfect addition to patio/deck container gardens.  Special Features: Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Easy Care, Fast Growing

Festuca Boulder Blue - Discovered in Colorado, Boulder Blue has a much brighter steel-blue foliage color than the more commonly available Elijah Blue. This hardy, perennial grass forms tufts of metallic-blue fine foliage from early spring through late fall & even into winter. Festuca Boulder Blue takes intense heat & drought without losing its blue color and makes the perfect addition to patio/deck container gardens. Special Features: Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Easy Care, Fast Growing

Drought Tolerant Grass Varieties – What Are Some Types Of Drought Resistant Grass For Lawns

Drought Tolerant Grass Varieties – What Are Some Types Of Drought Resistant Grass For Lawns

Buffalo grass has a history of being expensive and hard to establish but planting buffalo grass from the newer cultivars have minimized these traits. With a few buffalo grass planting tips, you will be on your way to an adaptive and flexible lawn.

Thyme is a drought resistant plant that is a beautiful shade of purple. Save water and glam up your lawn at the same time! While a little foot traffic won't hurt, you should set up a walking path through the thyme to keep from damaging the plants.

When the Grass is Not Greener: 10 Plant Alternatives to Spruce Up Your Lawn

Thyme is a drought resistant plant that is a beautiful shade of purple. Save water and glam up your lawn at the same time! While a little foot traffic won't hurt, you should set up a walking path through the thyme to keep from damaging the plants.

Alternatives to grass that are drought-resistant and sturdy as grass * Rupture wort * Creeping wire vine

Ground Covers – Walkable and Worthy Alternatives to Grass

Alternatives to grass that are drought-resistant and sturdy as grass * Rupture wort * Creeping wire vine

Non-Invasive Ornamental Grasses | ... is a compact drought tolerant native grass | Ornamental Native Grass

Non-Invasive Ornamental Grasses | ... is a compact drought tolerant native grass | Ornamental Native Grass

Best Sellers - Cotton Candy Grass. This colorful ornamental grass creates a sweet, pink cloud in the back of a sunny border or as a stand-alone specimen in a perennial bed. Blooms appear in late summer. A dependable variety, Cotton Candy Grass tolerates heat, humidity, drought and wet conditions with ease. This gorgeous plant has it all – it provides gorgeous foliage throughout the year, is adaptable to practically every climate and can even grow in poor soil.

Best Sellers - Cotton Candy Grass. This colorful ornamental grass creates a sweet, pink cloud in the back of a sunny border or as a stand-alone specimen in a perennial bed. Blooms appear in late summer. A dependable variety, Cotton Candy Grass tolerates heat, humidity, drought and wet conditions with ease. This gorgeous plant has it all – it provides gorgeous foliage throughout the year, is adaptable to practically every climate and can even grow in poor soil.

Tired of maintaining your lawn? Replace it with one of these great groundcovers. Dwarf Mondo Grass ~ With dense dark green blades, drought-resistant and evergreen dwarf mondo grass grows only 2 to 4 inches tall, in both sun and shade.

Replace Your Lawn With These Groundcovers

Tired of maintaining your lawn? Replace it with one of these great groundcovers. Dwarf Mondo Grass ~ With dense dark green blades, drought-resistant and evergreen dwarf mondo grass grows only 2 to 4 inches tall, in both sun and shade.

Muhly Grass 'Pink' (Muhlenbergia Capillaris) - Zone 6-9 Full Sun 3' Height/Width. Clump-forming grass known for its pink-purple (avail in white also) colored inflorescence that float above the plant in an airy eye-catching display from September to December. Heat, humidity, deer, drought resistant (once established) in well-drained soil (hates wet feet).

Muhly Grass 'Pink' (Muhlenbergia Capillaris) - Zone 6-9 Full Sun 3' Height/Width. Clump-forming grass known for its pink-purple (avail in white also) colored inflorescence that float above the plant in an airy eye-catching display from September to December. Heat, humidity, deer, drought resistant (once established) in well-drained soil (hates wet feet).

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