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. To 2 1/2 ft. high and wide. Medium green stems are 1/8 to 1/4 in. thick; erect at first, they arch somewhat toward tips. Stems turn brown with frost.
Classic grandiflora with fragrant pink flowers. Upright, at least 4-6 ft. high and 3-5 ft. wide.
Bachelor's Button, or cornflower, is a pretty blue flower from northern temperate regions. A common bu...
Low-growing, fleshy plants. One is called a weed but can be used in cooking and salads. The others are...