Sporobolus pectinatus is a tufted grass that is normally found in open grassland on shallow soil. It is particularly abundant on dolomitic soils.
Tristachya rehmanii is a lovely tufted grass that has blueish leaves which forms a nice contrast if interplanted with other grasses or perennials. Cut back after winter so that it can resprout.
Digitaria monodactyla is a nice, compact small grass that is very suitable for rehabilitation or where smaller grasses are required. It is very hardy and requires little maintenance.
A hardy, densely tufted, perennial grass with slender leaves. The flower spikes are erect with very large golden, heart-shaped spikelets.
Hyparrhenia hirta is a tufted grass that can form dense stands in favourable positions. Since it is quite tall, it is suited to a larger landscape or as a backdrop. Cut back in winter. Very often used for thatching.
Enneapogon scoparius prefers to grow in the shade under trees. It is also associated with dolomitic soils. Its small stature makes it ideal for landscaping.
Panicum maximum is a hardy, clump-forming, robust, perennial grass. It bears delicate flowering stems with tiny creamy-coloured seeds that the seed eating birds love. It can be planted in the shade.
Eragrostis capensis is a hardy, densely tufted, perennial grass with blue-green, slender leaves of which the bases are usually purple. A beautiful addition to a grassland garden.
Sporobolus africanus is a tufted grass that has exceptionally long culms that could form a nice contrast if planted correctly or it could be used as a screen. It is best displayed in clumps.
This perennial, tufted grass hardly exceed 500mm. The basal leaf sheaths are covered with golden hairs. Very ornamental.