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what types of ornamental grasses are suitable for central Arizona

heat/drought tolerant tall grasses suitble for 85248
Submitted by brotherton7063



Thanks for writing. You should have good luck with muhly grasses (Muhlenbergia spp.) --- many of these species are native to areas of Mexico and Texas and can take hot, dry conditions easily.


Blue fescue (Festuca) and little bluestem (Schizachyrium) should also do well for you.


---Justin, Senior Garden Editor,

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