Tall Ornamental Grasses For Privacy Zone 4. Some ornamental grasses are just the right height to create a privacy border for your hot tub or swimming pool. Purple fountain grass performs admirably in well-drained soil in sunny areas of hardiness zones 8 through 11.
See more ideas about ornamental grasses grasses garden grass. Variegated Mondo Grass Silver Dragon Mondo Grass. They may need extra protection in zone 4 winters.
Most ornamental grasses have arching foliage and several species have attractive foliage color.
They make great centerpieces in large container gardens. Pink Muhly or Cotton Candy Grass Muhlenbergia capillaris Also known as hairawn muhly this is a perennial semi-evergreen ornamental grass with fluffy pinkpurple flowers and a sedge-like appearance. Indian grass blue grama and sideoats grama sweetgrass and little bluestem. A hedge of multi-stemmed trees or shrubs is an effective privacy fence and gives a formal look but hedges must be pruned at least once each year to keep their shape.