Choosing a drought resistant grass can be fairly tricky with so many different varieties available, here you will find information that can help you make that decision. The first thing to understand is that the majority of warm season grasses are considered to be drought tolerant, these types of grasses can survive on very little water during the hot summer months which is considered to be there peak growing times.
Buffalo grass has a history of being expensive and hard to establish but planting buffalo grass from the newer cultivars have minimized these traits. With a few buffalo grass planting tips, you will be on your way to an adaptive and flexible lawn.
Powis Castle' is a superb foliage plant with finely textured silver-gray foliage and an attractive mounding habit. Use this plant to accentuate ornamental grasses and other perennials with differently colored foliage. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Deer Grass – Deer Grass is dependable and fast growing. This ornamental grass is the perfect softening contrast to harsh cacti and boulders in your landscape. It thrives in full sun and harsh hot temperatures of Phoenix Arizona. It generally grows to a size of 4’ x 4’ and requires little watering. In the fall, Deer Grass produces tall slender flower spikes which create a stunning contrast to dense foliage.