Ornamental Native Grasses in Texas

Dwarf Maiden Grass Gray Green Tones

Dwarf Maiden GrassThis page is about to get a lot of work!  Come back.

Dallas Arboretum

Globe Amaranthus in Blue Fescue

June perennial garden with maiden grass, Russian sage and Japanese maple

June perennial garden with maiden grass, Russian sage and Japanese maple

Santolina and native grasses in perennial garden

Santolina and native grasses in perennial garden.  I believe that is Russian sage in the back just about to burst forth in soft feathery blooms.

Red Yucca and Mexican Feather Grass

Red Yucca with Mexican Feather Grass

Perennial Shade Garden Texas

I believe these are variegated iris but I could be completely wrong and they could be a yucca. Just not sure here.  If they are Yuccas they are most likely  ‘Color Guard’ yuccas.

Mexican Feather Grass

Mexican Feather Grass with Maiden Grass in Dallas

Dallas Landscaping Lee Ann Torrans Garden Gates and Doors

Rosemary+Ornamental Grass, Dallas


Coneflower with Texas Ornamental Grass

Coneflower perennial with Texas ornamental grasses.  The purple you see are small vitex trees.

Read more on the Texas Vitex Tree here …

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Feather-Grass-Texas:  Mid-March

Texas Ornamental Grasses

Muhlenbergia capillaris or a Muhly Grass. Should bloom pink or white later in the season!

Muhlenbergia capillaris or a Muhly Grass. Should bloom pink or white later in the season!

Muhlenbergia capillaris or a Muhly Grass. Should bloom pink or white later in the season!

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Muhlenbergia capillaris or a Muhly Grass. Should bloom pink or white later in the season!

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Muhlenbergia capillaris or a Muhly Grass. Should bloom pink or white later in the season! A sold evergreen hedge creates good privacy!

 More … work in progress … will have text soon.

 Red Yucca and Mexican Feather Grass below

Mexican Feather Grass Texas Ornamental Grass

Sporobolus heterolepis. an ornamental clump grass that spreads softly downward.

 Pampass Grass

Snapdragons Mid-May in Texas before Pampas Grass

Pampas Grass – Six to eight feet tall. To me, the quintessential reminder of Texas summers with heat hardy snap dragons.  Read more here on Texas Snapdragons.

Pampas Grass – May Blooms

Ornamental Grass Texas

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Adagio’ Miscanthus sinensis Maiden Grass – 24 to 30 inches

Ornamental Grass Texas

Medium sized pampasgrass

Ornamental Grass in Texas

Eulalia grass Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’ – three to six feet.

Ornamental Grass in Texas

Eulalia grass Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’ – three to six feet.

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Yucca rostrata, a sharp, spikey wide leafed yucca.  Yucca recurvifolia is similar with softer leaves and more of a curve.

Texas Cacti

Fort Worth Cactus Garden

Agave plants reproduce with abandon. This is a great example!

Agave plants reproduce with abandon. This is a great example! So many to give away to friends. Keep a trench digger by the door and when they ask for one, dig it right up!

Fatsia flank this entrance.

Fatsia flank this entrance.

Agave finds a home!

Agave finds a home!

Mexican feather grass blows constantly undulating with the slightest breeze.

Mexican feather grass blows constantly undulating with the slightest breeze.

So much to add.  I have the images … just slow in getting them up.

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