Xeriscape

Xeriscape

Many gardeners mistakenly associate xeriscaping plants with a desert-style garden, featuring only cacti, yucca and agave. The fact is that xeriscaping plants run the gamut, from classic drought-tolerant succulents, to prairie plants, to ornamental grasses. Once established, these plants will survive water shortages and perform nevertheless. Beat heat and drought with these survivalist perennials and grasses.

  • Andropogon gerardii Rain Dance (38)

    Andropogon gerardii Rain Dance (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $225.72
    Red-tipped foliage, deeper green than the species, turns totally maroon in fall. Red flowers on red stems. Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Big bluestem USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9 Height at Maturity: 72 inches Plume-Seedhead Color: Red Exposure: Full Sun
    Per Tray $225.72
  • Andropogon glomeratus (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $88.07
    North American native. Sturdy, upright green leaves in summer turn a beautiful copper-orange in fall; retains color well into winter. Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Bushy Beard Bluestem USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 Height at Maturity: 72 inches...
    Per Tray $88.07
  • Andropogon virginicus (38)

    Andropogon virginicus (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $88.07
    A strongly upright clumping grass. In late summer, green leaf blades give way to hues of red and purple and then bright orange in fall. Color remains through the winter. Attractive in meadow gardens and natural areas. Extremely drought tolerant. Tray...
    Per Tray $88.07
  • Panicum x Bad Hair Day (38)

    Panicum

    Per Tray $146.21
    Pendulous green leaves with a yellow cast on strong upright stems for a cascading effect. Mophead inflorescences, also cascading, are denser than any other switchgrass. From Chicagoland Grows®. Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Switch grass USDA...
    Per Tray $146.21