The soft, feathery quality of Mexican feather grass (Stipa tenuissima) is played up when the grass is backlit by the afternoon sun in Ted Hoppin’s garden on Bainbridge Island. The grass holds up over a long season and requires little care besides a yearly
Miscanthus 'Gold Bar', Verbena bonariensis: Verbena bonariensis thrives in my garden. The 'Gold Bar' did all right until it got overwhelmed by the fatsia and other plants in the one bed. I'd like to try this combination.