Drought Tolerant Ornamental Grasses Zone 5. Container-grown ornamental grasses are also much easier to divide. Drought-Tolerant Ornamental Grasses Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium Blue Fescue Festuca glauca Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass Calamagrostis x acutiflora Karl Foerster Blue Oat Grass Helictotrichon sempervirens Easy Care Ornamental Grasses.
Our pick for today is a fountain grass Pennisetum Hameln. Some ornamental grasses are invasive in some regions. Many of these are Asian transplants like hakone grass Japanese silver grass and Korean feather reed grass.
Also known as the big blue lilyturf it is actually an evergreen grass-like flowering plant that can be planted like any ornamental grass in your garden.
Zoysia grass only needs 05 to one inch of water weekly to retain its thick soft light to medium green color. Mass plantings specimen plant in mixed plantings erosion control Tolerates. This new variety is rapidly growing in popularity the leaves display a striking yellowpink tone and as an added plus Northern Light is very deer resistant Switch Grass Panicum virgatum. Many of the elegant fountain grasses are hardy zone 5 ornamental grasses.