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.
Mediterranean native. Includes curly as well as broad-leafed endive (escarole), both of which form a r...
Mediterranean native. Low, branching, trailing plant to 1 ft. high and wide, with narrow or lance-shap...
A hybrid tea with large, fragrant pink flowers. Grows to 4–6 ft. high and 3–5 ft. wide.