This tufted annual grass has arching linear pale green leaves and bears ovoid spike-like panicles of softly hairy pale green spikelets that age to buff colour throughout summer. Height 20 inches; spread 12 inches. Suits a mixed or herbaceous border.
Evergreen perennial grass with gray-blue leaves. In early summer, straw-coloured spikelets are borne on stiff, upright stems. Height 4-1/2 feet; spread 2 feet. Suits an herbaceous border or gravel plantings. Drought-tolerant once established.
This hardy species of evergreen bamboo tends to clump rather than run, and is well suited to the home garden. Slow-growing to form a dense clump of erect, dark purple-green culms. Height 15 feet;spread 5 feet.
This is an annual grass with linear, light green leaves that produces narrow, cylindrical spike-like flowers in summer. Height is about 3 feet. The seed can be cooked as a whole grain or ground into flour for making bread. The seed can also be fermented into foods such as 'tempeh' and 'miso' or it...