A congenial grouping of perennials and annuals dresses up a narrow flowerbed in this landscape idea for a front yard: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/landscaping-projects/landscape-basics/front-yard-landscaping-ideas/?socsrc=bhgpin033014bountifulbed&page=6
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Perfect Partners for Ornamental Grasses. 'Hameln' , a dwarf fountaingrass, crowns a bed of white petunias and 'Purple Dome' aster. The bright white draws your eye to the base of the garden bed in contrast to the grass' crown of tan spikelets. The rust of sedum peeks through from behind the grass.
Link Your Front and Back Yards
Use Interesting Edging