Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
Rushes somewhat resemble grasses, with leaflike, cylindrical stems and tiny, inconspicuous flowers clustered near stem tips. Specialists usually suggest planting them with grasses or aquatic plants at the edge of a pond or stream, in shallow water, or among stones and pebbles.Juncus effusus
Native to many temperate regions of the world. Grows to 2 1/2 ft. high and wide. Medium green stems are 1/8–1/4 in. thick; erect at first, they arch somewhat toward the tips. Stems turn brown with frost.
Western Mediterranean native. Grows to 1–1 1/2 ft. tall and 9 in. wide. Its delicate fernlike fo...
From northwest Africa and Southwest Asia. Actually a giant vetch, this cool-season bean is best known ...
Native to Asia Minor, Caucasus, and southern Ukraine. Upright grower to 1 1/2 ft. tall and wide. Lance...