Tallest Ornamental Grasses Zone 5. The downside is that when you grow grasses in containers they are less hardygenerally by about two hardiness zones. Excellent as a privacy screen or architectural landscape element Gracillimus can grow to be 8 tall and 5 wide.
Its leaves are dark green and tall which look like little leaves of bamboo. Plus unlike many other ornamental grasses feather reed grass doesnt mind heavy clay soil that drains slowly. Ornamental grasses are low maintenanceperfect as deer resistant ground cover.
Elegant Gracillimus Miscanthus Grass or Maiden Grass is a classic ornamental grass.
Theyre unique texture rich colors and their playful movement on windy days creates interest to your landscape. It is a versatile ornamental plant that likes well-drained soil and full sun presence but it also performs very well in partial shades. It grows to about 5 feet tall with a 2-foot spread. Its leaves are dark green and tall which look like little leaves of bamboo.