6 grasses for low maintenance, drought-resistant lawns from Treehugger.com

6 grasses for low-maintenance drought-resistant lawns

6 grasses for low maintenance, drought-resistant lawns from Treehugger.com

Muhly Grass 'Pink' (Muhlenbergia Capillaris) - Zone 6-9 Full Sun 3' Height/Width. Clump-forming grass known for its pink-purple (avail in white also) colored inflorescence that float above the plant in an airy eye-catching display from September to December. Heat, humidity, deer, drought resistant (once established) in well-drained soil (hates wet feet).

Muhly Grass 'Pink' (Muhlenbergia Capillaris) - Zone 6-9 Full Sun 3' Height/Width. Clump-forming grass known for its pink-purple (avail in white also) colored inflorescence that float above the plant in an airy eye-catching display from September to December. Heat, humidity, deer, drought resistant (once established) in well-drained soil (hates wet feet).

Firehouse Dwarf Nandina  evergreen, red fall color  This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage.  prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind.

Firehouse Dwarf Nandina evergreen, red fall color This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage. prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind.

Heirloom 1000 Seeds Grass Burning Bush Kochia by seedsshop on Etsy

Heirloom 1000 Seeds Grass Burning Bush Kochia Scoparia RED Flower Plant Garden Bulk Exotic B0097

Zoysia Grass - Highly Drought Resistant This is what kind of grass I want in my yard.

Zoysia Grass - Highly Drought Resistant This is what kind of grass I want in my yard.

Festuca Boulder Blue - Discovered in Colorado, Boulder Blue has a much brighter steel-blue foliage color than the more commonly available Elijah Blue. This hardy, perennial grass forms tufts of metallic-blue fine foliage from early spring through late fall & even into winter.  Festuca Boulder Blue takes intense heat & drought without losing its blue color and makes the perfect addition to patio/deck container gardens.  Special Features: Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Easy Care, Fast Growing

Festuca Boulder Blue - Discovered in Colorado, Boulder Blue has a much brighter steel-blue foliage color than the more commonly available Elijah Blue. This hardy, perennial grass forms tufts of metallic-blue fine foliage from early spring through late fall & even into winter. Festuca Boulder Blue takes intense heat & drought without losing its blue color and makes the perfect addition to patio/deck container gardens. Special Features: Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Easy Care, Fast Growing

Drought Tolerant Grass Varieties – What Are Some Types Of Drought Resistant Grass For Lawns

Drought Tolerant Grass Varieties – What Are Some Types Of Drought Resistant Grass For Lawns

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.

Thyme is a drought resistant plant that is a beautiful shade of purple. Save water and glam up your lawn at the same time! While a little foot traffic won't hurt, you should set up a walking path through the thyme to keep from damaging the plants.

When the Grass is Not Greener: 10 Plant Alternatives to Spruce Up Your Lawn

Thyme is a drought resistant plant that is a beautiful shade of purple. Save water and glam up your lawn at the same time! While a little foot traffic won't hurt, you should set up a walking path through the thyme to keep from damaging the plants.

Drought-Resistant Perennial Border http://www.costafarms.com/Public/Garden-Plan-Details.aspx?Id=12

Drought-Resistant Perennial Border http://www.costafarms.com/Public/Garden-Plan-Details.aspx?Id=12

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