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.
Delightful sky-blue, star-shaped flowers make this European native a kitchen-garden favorite. Plants g...
These are low-growing plants, around 2 or 2 1/2 ft. tall, that spread to at least 3 ft. wide (some rea...
Floribunda rose with yellow flowers. Grows to 3–5 ft. tall and wide.