Drought tolerant .. Low maintenance .. Muhly grass. Muhlbergia is a variety of ornamental grass with spectacular showgirl flair. The common name is Muhly grass and it is extremely hardy and easy to grow. Muhly grass grows in clumps that are 3 to 4 feet tall. It grows in any type of soil, so long as it drains well. Muhlbergia does not like wet feet.
Mondo grass is a sod-forming perennial that serves as a hardy and attractive groundcover in a garden or backyard setting. As an alternative to regular grass, mondo is a low maintenance turf that never needs to be mowed.
Purple Fountain Grass 'Rubrum' - Popular, drought tolerant grass forms neat clumps of purplish maroon blades. Topped by rose red flower spikes summer through fall. Beautiful as landscape specimen or planted in groups. Perennial in warm climates. NOTE: While Pennisetum setaceum is considered invasive to CA, the species ‘Rubrum,’ ‘Fireworks,’ and ‘Skyrocket’ are not invasive and safe for California gardening efforts. When Monrovia recognizes a new plant is invasive, it will not grow it.