Pampas Grass

Pampas Grass

Impressive size, graceful aspect, durable toughness, and spectacular flowers all combine to make pampas grass one of the most recognized plants in the landscape. The real show starts in midsummer when the flowers, spectacular 1 ft tall white plumes, suddenly erupt...

Muhly Grass

Muhly Grass

A knee high purple haze in the distance may not be an atmospheric event, but the effect created by the wispy, purplish flower heads in a dense stand of Gulf muhlygrass. This is a showy clump forming grass that can get to 3 ft  tall and just as wide. The stems and...

Fountain Grass

Fountain Grass

Fountain grass is a perennial grass that grows in a slowly expanding clump, 2-4 ft (0.6-1.2 m) tall and just as wide. The arching mound of bright green foliage turns golden brown in winter. The flower spikelets are borne in bristly yellowish to purplish cylinders to 8...

Cordgrass

Cordgrass

Sand cordgrass is a large bunch-forming grass (usually without runners) that gets 4-6 ft.  tall The whole plant is brownish-green: more green in summer and more brown in winter Light: Full sun is best. Moisture: Occurs naturally in wetlands and grows best in moist...

African Iris

African Iris

African iris in Florida, was formerly classified in the genus Moraea, and is still called morea iris by some gardeners. These are evergreen perennials with spreaing fans of stiff, leathery sword shaped leaves up to 2 ft. in length but only 0.75 in. wide. The 2-4 ft....