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A waterwise suburban landscape with no lawn at all, watered only occasionally with old-fashioned sprinklers. Landscape by Lauren Springer Og.

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This garden, designed by James Van Sweden and Wolfgang Oehme, was part of an ARF garden tour i.

Mexican Feather grass, Verbena bonariensius and Japanese blood grass, zone 6. Verbena This outstanding annual or perennial deserves its popularity. It makes an architectural statement with slender, willowy stems that stand up to 6 feet tall and do not need staking. It then branches out widely near the top where rich lilac-purple flower clusters stand alone, as if they are floating. This Verbena makes a great see-through plant

Plant combination: Mexican feather grass, verbena bonariensius and Japanese blood grass, zone

Switchgrass: A lovely North American native prairie grass, switchgrass offers the garden beauty and easy maintenance. Varieties grow from 2 to 6 feet tall and have airy, cloudlike plumes. Some varieties have rich red or purple foliage in autumn.

26 Best Perennial Varieties for Your Garden

A lovely North American native prairie grass, SWITCHGRASS offers the garden beauty and easy maintenance. Varieties grow from 2 to 6 feet tall and have airy, cloudlike plumes. Some varieties have rich red or purple foliage in autumn.

Shabby soul

A very hot climate, a beautiful garden, full of local stone, class details, generous and tolerant plants. Un clima decisamente cald.

No matter where you live, being water wise is the smart way to garden. And if you live in drought stricken or prone areas, it’s a must. While I love a gorgeous hydrangea, and roses are amazing, there are plenty of flowering plants that don’t suck down our water resources. These ten no fail perennials for low water gardens fit the bill, are gorgeous as stand alone plants, and come back every year!

10 No Fail Perennials for Low Water Gardens

I planted fountain grass for the first time last year - love it!  I am trying to maximize being on the water so I am going for a beach theme.  These plants brought it all home.  They also have looked fantastic through this winter.  Great plants.

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

Fountain Grass A beautiful, mounding plant, fountaingrass offers a beautiful shape -- as well as soft, feathery plumes that dance in the breeze. Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall

Rubber Rabbitbrush | Chrysothamnus nauseo (Full sun, Yellow fall color; seeds and cover for birds, 2-6')

Yellow Twig rabbit brush provides fall and winter interest in xeric landscapes. Blooming in early fall with clusters of deep yellow flowers, the plant has bright chartreuse-yellow stems in winter. A High Country Gardens introduction.

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