Pampas Grass: 8 to 10 feet overall (including plumes) and just as wide. The leaves have sharp edges that can slice your skin like a bad paper cut, so plant away from walks, drives and play areas. When handling, wear protective clothing.
Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) A very beautiful native grass, muhly has pinkish-purple plumes that appear in fall. As the color fades to pale pink and then beige, the plumes can be removed or left on into winter.