Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants.
This book is divided into 4 chapters focusing on ornamental grasses, bamboos, grass-like plants and rushes and sedges. Variability in form, size, colour, texture and growth habit are examined. The aesthetic uses and environmental preferences are discussed. The remainder of each chapter is devoted to a listing of selected species, which includes scientific names, synonyms, common names, origins, habitats, hardiness zones and detailed descriptions of each species.