surroundedbybeauty-gardendesign: Mexican Feather Grass + Artimesia + Russian Sage + Morning Light Grass + Ageratum // Could quite possibly be my most favorite grouping of plantings // This would make a beautiful naturalistic garden on the Outer Banks…. where the edge of your planned garden blends into the natural landscape and surrounding…..
Drought tolerant .. Low maintenance .. Muhly grass. Muhlbergia is a variety of ornamental grass with spectacular showgirl flair. The common name is Muhly grass and it is extremely hardy and easy to grow. Muhly grass grows in clumps that are 3 to 4 feet tall. It grows in any type of soil, so long as it drains well. Muhlbergia does not like wet feet.
Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Forester') tolerates a wide range of soil conditions but perform best in full sun. Hardy to Zone 4, cut it back to 5″ in mid-March. A slight breeze will put the 5′ tall, feathery “blooms” in motion which adds life to any landscape. Because of its strong vertical growth habit it is more likely to maintain its posture even in heavy rains or snows. Deer resistant.
Care Of Purple Fountain Grass: How To Grow Purple Fountain Grass
Of all the ornamental grasses, purple fountain grass is probably the most popular. The purple or burgundycolored foliage and soft, fuzzylike blooms make a bold statement in the garden. Learn more here.