Foxtail Barley (Hordeum jubatum) - zones 4-10, full sun to partial shade, moist to dry conditions. 20" tall

Foxtail Barley (Hordeum jubatum) -If you like native ornamental grasses, try growing Foxtail Barley grass seeds. It is also commonly called Squirrel Tail Grass, and it prefers full sun and moist to dry conditions.

Miscanthus sinensis 'gracilimus' / Maiden Grass. I want this out front

Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus (Maiden Grass) only produces plumes every 3 or 5 years. Its foliage reaches 80 inches and when in bloom, the beige plumes increase that height to 100 inches.

pennisetum alopescuroides "hameln" dwarf fountain grass sun clumps 2 ft tall

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

White Fountain Grass, lemon grass, and Chinese Maidenhair grass. Mexican feather grass and stipa is invasive, use chinese maidenhair instead.

Ornamental grass offers a low-maintenance alternative to hedges and shrubs. These care-free plants typically require minimal water, no fertilizer and provide a privacy screen in small clumps or ...

Ornamental Grass for Privacy

Ornamental grass offers a low-maintenance alternative to hedges and shrubs. These care-free plants typically require minimal water, no fertilizer and provide a privacy screen in small clumps or .

Zebra grass, (Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Zebra grass, (Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'), is a terrific eye-catcher. To be used by the front entrance, adjacent to the rocks, and perhaps in the planting bed in front of the house.

17 Top Ornamental Grasses {Pictured is Pennisetum setaceum 'Purpureum' (Purple Fountaingrass) with burgundy-red foliage all season long; tender perennial is often used in container gardens; zones 9-10; size to 3' tall / maturity 4' tall & wide; full sun and well-drained soil} | Better Homes and Gardens

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

17 Top Ornamental Grasses Pictured is Pennisetum setaceum Purpureum (Purple Fountaingrass) with burgundy-red foliage all season long; tender perennial is often used in container gardens; zones size to 3 tall / maturity 4 tall wide; full sun and well-

Dwarf Pampasgrass: Growing just 4-5 feet tall, dwarf pampasgrass develops showy white flower plumes in the late summer and fall. Use it in the back of the border where you can enjoy the flower heads all winter long. Like standard pampasgrass, the dwarf variety can become invasive, so plant it where its roots can't spread. It is deer- and drought-resistant and tolerates almost any soil type.

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

Growing just feet tall, dwarf pampasgrass develops showy white flower plumes in the late summer and fall. Use it in the back of the border where you can enjoy the flower heads all winter long.

Very Tall Ornamental Grasses - Journal - Garden Design, Montreal, Perennial Flower Gardens, Gardening Tips, Gardening Advice, Gardening Book Reviews

Miscanthus sinensis Border Bandit is a newer variety with gold horizontal stripes on its green foliage. While it reaches a height of 60 inches, the September height supplied by its wine-colored plumes, has yet to be determined.

Little Bluestem A lovely, tough-as-nails prairie native, little bluestem offers gray-green leaf blades that turn bold shades of purple, red, and orange in autumn.    Name: Schizachyrium scoparium    Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil    Size: To 3 feet tall    Zones: 4-9    Plant This Grass Because: It has beautiful blue coloring in summer and good fall color.

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

A lovely, tough-as-nails prairie native, little bluestem offers gray-green leaf blades that turn bold shades of purple, red, and orange in autumn. Name: Schizachyrium scoparium Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall

Blue Fescue:  Blue fescue are one of the smallest of the ornamental grasses (under 1 foot tall), which makes them perfect for many different uses in the garden. Plant them at the base of leggy shrubs, in masses as a groundcover, in rows as edging, as accents or in containers. Evergreen in all buts its northernmost range, the bluish foliage looks best in early summer. Seed heads turn tan when mature; cut them off to keep plants looking neat. 'Elijah Blue' has powder-blue leaves.  Size: 6-10…

Blue Fescue: Blue fescue are one of the smallest of the ornamental grasse. 'Elijah Blue' has powder-blue leaves. Size: inches tall and wide Conditions: full or partial sun and well-drained soil Zones: Best for:

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