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 (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $88.07
    Big Bluestem is a clump forming warm season native perennial grass. The lower stems are a purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. Big Bluestem is a major component of the tallgrass prairie. Tray Size: 38 plants...
    Per Tray $88.07
  • 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 ternarius (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $88.07
    North American native. Blue-green foliage takes on shades of purple, bronze and red in cool fall weather. Silvery flowers are held on slender stalks for a different look than others in the genus. Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Split-beard broom sedge...
    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