Ornamental grass is a tough and durable plant with many native options. It is a great way to add interesting all-season texture to your garden. In the fall and winter the tassels of ornamental grasses collect frost and dew making them even more enchanting.
Most ornamental grasses are drought tolerant, but there are even options for shade and wet areas. Native grasses are an important food source for insects, they provide egg laying habitat for pollinators and parasitic wasps and also provide food and shelter for birds. Given its flexibility and benefit it should be a feature in any garden.