This design by Adrian Bloom uses one shrub (Cornus alba Aurea), one conifer (Taxus baccata Robusta), one grass (Hakonechloa macra) and one perennial (Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens).

This design by Adrian Bloom uses one shrub (Cornus alba Aurea), one conifer (Taxus baccata Robusta), one grass (Hakonechloa macra) and one perennial (Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens).

In Autumn - on the edge of the Summer and Winter Garden and keeping with geographical terms Adrian has created a “black sea”, with a breaking wave of Hakonechloa. This now in late autumn shows the red stems of the Cornus highlighted by the dark green pillars of Taxus, autumnal tones of the grass

Winter: Uses one shrub - Cornus alba Aurea, one conifer - Taxus baccata Robusta, one grass - Hakonechloa macra and one perennial - the everblack Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens to create a scene of year round interest

Russian sage или перовския - Home and Garden

Moondance rose, Russian sage & Mexican feather grass via Le Jardinet Designs. Find an alternative to the invasive feather grass

Quercus dentata with Echinacea purpurea, Sporobolus heterolepis, Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues', Muhlenbergia capillaris, Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue', Symphyotrichum oblongifolium,  more Echinacea purpurea, and straight Schizachyrium scoparium mid-November 2007

winter color grasses TDF border with Echinacea purpurea seedheads, Schizachyrium 'The Blues', Muhlenbergia capillaris, Sorghastrum nutans 'Indian Steel', Quercus dentata

Japanese maple, ferns and Golden Japanese forest grass.

“added by Eve Castles to Surace months ago) Hakone Grass” “Sword fern and yellow grasses” “Great ornamental grass idea” “Fab grass an.

Red Twig Dogwood - Cornus alba 'Sibirica' - Monrovia

Cornus alba 'Sibirica' underplanted with Carex morrowii 'Fishers Form' in the winter garden - Sir Harold Hilliers gardens, Hampshire

winterflowering garden hazel blossom

Golden winter flowering witch hazel with purple heather and red twig Dogwood in an early December garden.

Taro

How to Grow Elephant Ear Plants. The Elephant Ear (Colocasia) plant is perennial herb that grows up to 9 feet meters) in height and sprouts large, arrow-shape leaves. It gets its name because the large leaves resemble the ears on an.

Photo Contest Winners and Black Friday Sale

'Chirimen' Hinoki cypress: Upright miniature conifer with almost otherworldly foliage. Its dark green color and open habit make this plant an eye-catching conifer for any landscape, particularly rock gardens. Love this color, foliage combo

This section of the UW Botanical Gardens (photo taken in January) demonstrates how you can use winter-blooming heathers, ornamental grasses, low growing non-green conifers, and deciduous shrubs with colorful stems for a dramatically interesting winter garden!  All the plants here are posted on this board.

yellow twig dogwoods flanked by various ornamental grasses, heaths and heathers create an amazing, low-maintenance plant combo

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