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    Prairie dropseed, purple coneflower and reed grass - staples for any garden.

    Natural privacy fence: ornamental grass in oversize pots. Lemongrass would look nice while keeping mosquitos at bay.

    Midwest native gardening - prairie dropseed supporting pale purple coneflower.

    6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden: Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.

    A country garden in England

    bank of grasses and perennials

    plant combos, A few of my favorite plant combinations last summer around the golf course garden, You can't beat a classic "Gold Mound' Spirea with the coneflowers. The purple Heuchera in the foreground is 'Midnight Rose', which has pink splotches that are the same color as the coneflower. , Gardens Design

    salvia, lavender, geranium, grass

    Clematis Jackmanii The large blooms of the Jackmanii measure up to six inches and cover the vine from summer through the end of autumn.

    Ornamental Grass

    Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster')

    Great blog about how to treat weeds in your lawn.....

    Feather reed grass

    Autumn border with calamagrostis 'karl foerster' , echinacea purpurea and echinacea purpurea 'white swan'. Designer john massey

    Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' - Feather Reed Grass with Sedum 'Autumn Joy' & Lobularia 'Snow Princess'

    Santolina ‘Lemon Fizz’ and purple annual Verbena

    Mosquito grass/lemon grass for patio

    The perfect fall festival of Miscanthus ornamental grasses. Get ideas on using grasses in the landscape: www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/ornamental-grasses1/?socsrc=bhgpin101112

    Sheet mulch: Lay cardboard.

    I love how the colour of the Allium sphaerocephalon (drumstick allium) is echoed in the foliage of Panicum Prairie Fire.

    Types of Ornamental Grasses - Ornamental Grasses - University of Illinois Extension