Border columns made with wood post placed in flower beds close the walk are beautiful, add lots of interest to the garden Place a big container of pretty flowers on top of the post. maybe could use pvc pipes w flower basket set on top?
Perennial - Pennisetum Rubrum "Fireworks" Looks like something from a Dr Suess book! Pennisetum Rubrum is my favorite grass, I wish it was a perennial around here, I'll have to remember to get some for around he house this year.
We have Angel's Trumpet in our garden in Bangalore. In blooms it is as glorious as this looks. "Now here's a garden statement.I've seen a few of these in my travels but none a spetacular as this one! It's an Angels Trumpet Tree"