Bear Grass

Nolina microcarpa

Shaggy, clumping grass growing from underground stems. Narrow leaves have curly threads at the end of each leaf point. Creamy, white flowers on terminal stalks rise above the foliage in early summer. Native to the higher elevations of the Southwest, this hardy, drought tolerant perennial will survive considerable dry cold. Great for stabilizing hillsides and median plantings.

Light Needs: This plant likes full sun.

Watering Needs: Water regularly – weekly or more often in extreme heat.

Average Landscape Size: It will grow up to 5 feet high.

Key Features: Waterwise.

Blooms: Early summer.

Bear Grass for sale at Harlow Gardens Tucson.