The 50 best Grasses and Bamboos for gardens

Alopecurus pratensis "Aureus", Meadow foxtail, Foxtail grass
Meadow foxtail, Foxtail grass
Arundo donax "Versicolor", Arundo donax "Variegata", Variegated giant reed
(Arundo donax "Variegata")
Variegated giant reed
Bambusa multiplex "Alphonse Karr", Bambusa glaucescens "Alphonse Karr", Hedge bamboo
(Bambusa glaucescens "Alphonse Karr")
Hedge bamboo
Calamagrostis brachytricha, Korean feather reed grass
Korean feather reed grass
Carex comans "Bronze", Bronze New Zealand hair sedge
Bronze New Zealand hair sedge
Carex elata "Aurea", Carex stricta "Aurea", Bowles  golden sedge
(Carex stricta "Aurea")
Bowles' golden sedge
Carex flagellifera, Glen Murray tussock sedge
Glen Murray tussock sedge
Chusquea culeou, Chilean bamboo
Chilean bamboo
Cortaderia selloana, Cortaderia argentea, Gynerium argenteum, Pampas gras
(Cortaderia argentea, Gynerium argenteum)
Pampas gras
Cortaderia selloana "Aureolineata", Cortaderia selloana "Gold Band", Pampas gras
(Cortaderia selloana "Gold Band")
Pampas gras
Cortaderia selloana "Rosea", Cortaderia argentea "Roseum", Gynerium argenteum "Roseum", Pampas gras
(Cortaderia argentea "Roseum", Gynerium argenteum "Roseum")
Pampas gras
Cyperus papyrus, Papyrus
Papyrus
Festuca glauca, Festuca ovina "Glauca", Blue fescue
(Festuca ovina "Glauca")
Blue fescue
Glyceria maxima "Variegata", Glyceria aquatica "Variegata", Variegated reed sweet-grass
(Glyceria aquatica "Variegata")
Variegated reed sweet-grass
Hakonechloa macra "Alboaurea", Golden Japanese forest grass
Golden Japanese forest grass
Hakonechloa macra "Aureola", Golden hakonechloa
Golden hakonechloa
Imperata cylindrica "Rubra", Imperata cylindrica "Red Baron", Cogon grass
(Imperata cylindrica "Red Baron")
Cogon grass
Leymus arenarius, Elymus arenarius, European dune grass
(Elymus arenarius)
European dune grass
Oplismenus africanus "Variegatus", Variegated basket grass
Variegated basket grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides, Pennisetum compressum, Chinese fountain grass
(Pennisetum compressum)
Chinese fountain grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides "Hameln", Pennisetum compressum "Hameln", Chinese fountain grass
(Pennisetum compressum "Hameln")
Chinese fountain grass
Pennisetum orientale, Oriental fountain grass
Oriental fountain grass
Pennisetum villosum, Pennisetum longistylum, Feathertop
(Pennisetum longistylum)
Feathertop
Phalaris arundinacea "Feesey", Phalaris arundinacea "Mervyn Feesey", Gardener s garters
(Phalaris arundinacea "Mervyn Feesey")
Gardener's garters
Phalaris arundinacea "Picta", Gardener s garters
Gardener's garters
Phragmites australis, Phragmites communis, Common reed
(Phragmites communis)
Common reed
Phyllostachys aurea, Bambu aurea, Bambusa aurea, Fish-pole bamboo
(Bambu aurea, Bambusa aurea)
Fish-pole bamboo
Phyllostachys aureosulcata "Spectabilis", Showy yellow groove bamboo
Showy yellow groove bamboo
Phyllostachys nigra, Black bamboo
Black bamboo
Phyllostachys viridiglaucescens, Green-glaucous bamboo
Green-glaucous bamboo
Pleioblastus auricomus, Arundinaria auricoma, Arundinaria viridistriata, Pleioblastus viridistriatus, Kamuro-zasa
(Arundinaria auricoma, Arundinaria viridistriata, Pleioblastus viridistriatus)
Kamuro-zasa
Sasa masamuneana, Sasaella masamuneana, Bamboo
(Sasaella masamuneana)
Bamboo
Sasa palmata "Nebulosa", Sroad-leaved bamboo
Sroad-leaved bamboo
Sasa veitchii, Sasa albomarginata, Veitch s bamboo
(Sasa albomarginata)
Veitch's bamboo
Semiarundinaria fastuosa, Arundinaria fastuosa, Narihira bamboo
(Arundinaria fastuosa)
Narihira bamboo
Stenotaphrum secundatum "variegatum", Variegated buffalo grass
Variegated buffalo grass
Stipa calamagrostis, Stipa arundinacea, Rough feather grass
(Stipa arundinacea)
Rough feather grass
Stipa pennata, Feather grass
Feather grass
Stipa tenuifolia, Slender-leaved feather grass
Slender-leaved feather grass
Stipa tenuissima, Mexican feather grass
Mexican feather grass