Leymus condensatus - Giant Wild Rye
Evergreen clumping grass to 4+ ft. Blue-green leaves with striking wheat-like inflorescence in late summer. Spreads slowly by rhizome, easily contained. Cut back in fall to maintain form. Great wildlife value. Good under oaks. Full to part sun. Low water, looks best with a little supplemental water. Tolerates a variety of soils. Hardy to 15º F.