Even if you don’t want to deal with the upkeep of a lawn, you can still add color, texture, and visual interest to your Arizona landscape with ornamental grasses. There are many types of grasses that thrive in the desert with minimal water needs. Here are a few varieties to ask your Tucson landscaping company about:
Mexican Thread Grass
This is a very common ornamental grass in Tucson landscapes. It features medium-green stalks with feather-like flowers at the ends of the stalks. It does well in partial and full sun, and grows in clumps that can become as tall as three to four feet. Watering once or twice a week in summer is ideal.
If you want to add color to your landscape, consider planting pink muhly. This ornamental grass features beautiful pink plumes on the ends of the stalks. The stalks themselves are a medium green color. This grass thrives in full to partial sun, and should be watered once or twice a week in summer.
For homeowners and business owners looking to add a unique ornamental grass to their landscaping, bamboo muhly is a great choice. This ornamental grass has sturdy stalks with delicate leaves that give it a bamboo-like appearance. It has moderate watering needs, and can be grown in full or partial sun.
This grass grows in clumps that are generally two to three feet tall, with delicate flower stalks that extend up another two feet. It has low water requirements, and adds a rich, green color to the landscape.
When you work with Complete Landscaping, you can feel confident in the recommendations and landscaping services we provide. We’re happy to answer any questions you might have about ornamental grasses or other Tucson landscaping options. To set up a consultation, call us at (520) 323-8918.