Cortaderia selloana. Están en el Paseo de la Estación de Villanueva

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.

Biggest Selection of Citrus and Tropical Fruit Trees in Tampa Bay

Biggest Selection of Citrus and Tropical Fruit Trees in Tampa Bay

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Small-Garden Plans and Ideas

Small-Garden Plans and Ideas

white fountain grass

White Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum Alba) This thin leaved grass is consistently pretty year round. It grows to 4 or 5 feet tall overall, preferring full to part sun.

Hair Grass (Aira elegantissima) Ethereal, super-fine fluff of a grass that does best in partial shade.    Slow-growing to about 3 feet tall, this plant needs even, consistent moisture...not too wet, not too dry.    Hair grass may be hard to find but it's well worth the effort. Use in Zone 10, or in containers in Zone 9B.

Hair Grass (Aira elegantissima) Ethereal, super-fine fluff of a grass that does best in partial shade. Slow-growing to about 3 feet tall, this plant needs even, consistent moisture.

Native Plant Landscaping for South Florida - Collection 2

An ornamental grass like muhly, pampas or red fountain grass is excellent for adding fine texture and graceful beauty to a South florida landscape.

light blue and green, indoor or outdoor.  beautiful

light blue and green, indoor or outdoor. beautiful

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.   Muhly can reseed but because of its size that usually doesn't present a problem. This is a small grass, growing only about 3 feet tall overall.  Full to partial sun is best. Cold hardy, salt-tolerant, and an ornamental grass well worth planting in any garden.

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.

Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum Rubrum) Sometimes called Purple Fountain Grass, this favorite grows to 5 to 7 feet - or buy the dwarf variety that only gets 3 to 4 feet tall.   Dark maroon-red ribbon-like leaves are topped with with purple-beige plumes.

An ornamental grass like muhly, pampas or red fountain grass is excellent for adding fine texture and graceful beauty to a South florida landscape.

Guide to Florida Landscape Plants for the southern half of the Sunshine State

Filled with great info on South Florida plant life. Guide to Florida Landscape Plants for the southern half of the Sunshine State

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