Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste
Japanese Forest Grass under Purple Smokebush and above heuchera ...lovely!
ris foetidissima Stinking Gladwynn gives a sense of height in a display that includes heuchera Marmalade and black viola. It will also provide red berries later on. For more movement, try a tufty-topped grass for shimmering in the breeze while reflecting the lower rays from the sun (panicum virgatum pictured top).
The blackened reflecting pool sits at the heart of the garden. On one side is this weathered oak garage, designed by Bradley-Hole and flanked by the tall grass Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster', which keeps its shape in winter. The pool sits between this building and the oak pavilion.