Xeriscape Ornamental Grasses

x = .5 ET Thrives in slightly dry conditions, requiring 1" of water per week
xx = .25 ET Thrives in dry conditions, requiring 1/2" of water per week
xxx = .125 ET Thrives in very dry conditions, requiring 1/2" of water every two weeks or less

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* Consult your independent garden center store for best varieties. Water needs will vary if used in containers.

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X- Xeriscape Ornamental Grasses:
Thrives in slightly dry conditions
 

Feather Reed Grass
Calamagrostis acutiflora

Northern Sea Oats
Chasmanthium latifolium

Tufted Hair Grass
Deschampsia caespitosa Grass, Tufted Hair
 

Blue Fescue
Festuca glauca

 

Blue Avena /Blue Oat Grass
Helictotrichon sempervirens

Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis
 

Fountain Grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides

Oriental Fountain Grass
Pennisetum orientale

Ribbon Grass
Phalaris arundinacea
 

 

XX- Xeriscape Ornamental Grasses:
Thrives in dry conditions
 

Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum

Hardy Plume Grass
Saccharum ravennae

Indian Grass
Sorghastrum nutans

Mexican Feather/Needle Grass
Stipa spp.
 

XXX- Xeriscape Ornamental Grasses:
Thrives in very dry conditions
 

Big Bluestem
Andropogon gerardii

Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium
 

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