As flowers and many other decorative plants, ornamental grasses are used a lot in the landscape. If you want to liven up your outdoor space, let’s refer to a few of the most popular today on our list. The 10 beautiful ornamental grass varieties for containers will add a visual charm to any place in your yard and garden. Each has its own beauty and you will have different interesting feelings about them. Check them out!
Growing ornamental grasses in containers is an excellent way to feature grasses without letting them branch out, or taking over your whole garden. Container-grown grasses are also easier to control, and they look stunning when grown with flowers. Growing and caring for ornamental grasses are relatively easy.
#1 Red Fountain Grass
Red fountain grass grows well in USDA Zones 9 to 11 and looks stunning in containers. It’s an arching upright plant with rich burgundy color foliage.
#2 Fiber Optic Grass
Fiber Optic Grass grows well in planting zones 10, and 11 and prefers to grow in tropics and colder climates. When grown in containers, this grass hangs down gently in a curve and creates an unusual effect. Give it in full to partial sun, and moist soil
#3 Blue Oat Grass
Blue Oat Grass does well in zones 4 to 9. It is a low-maintenance plant and tolerates partial shade. Grow it in containers or pots with other flowers to create an aesthetic look in your outdoor space.
The leaves of Sedge glow when exposed to the sun making it look great while the blades rustle in the slightest breeze. Grow it in containers and place it in warm sunny locations.
#5 Japanese Sweet Flag
Japanese Sweet Flag is a low-growing variety that grows well in zones 6 to 9. It grows in moist and soggy soil and semi-shade to full sun.
Miscanthus is a popular ornamental grass that grows well in zones 6 to 9. You can grow it in containers or pots.
#7 Feather Reed Grass
This grass grows happily both in full sun and partial shade. Planting zones 4 to 9 are ideal conditions for its growth.
#8 Japanese Forest Grass
Japanese Forest Grass grows easily in USDA Zones 5 to 9 and tolerates the shade. It shows off foliage that comes in yellow-green stripes and grows in a clump.
#9 New Zealand Flax
New Zealand Flax is a perennial in frost-free areas and a great option for tropical regions. It grows well in USDA Zones 9 to 11. Grow it in containers, you will enjoy its tropical beauty with foliage that comes in colors of green, copper, red, and gold.
#10 Bamboo Muhly
Bamboo Muhly does well in zones 8 to 11 and grows happily in the tropical climate, loves sun and heat. It displays notched stems and feathery foliage that look stunning in containers.