Designing with Ornamental Grasses
When dainty flowers steal the show, grasses can go underestimated. Ornamental grasses can paint a picture just as pleasing as flowers when given the opportunity. With a plot of grass Columbine Design you can create a sea of soft textures and gentle movement. Combine them with colorful, starchier plants such as succulents to weave together a work of art. Sunset magazine let grasses get the attention with an article that emphasizes the beauty they can bring to a garden or landscape. In order to find out which grasses are most suitable for your region and design, here are six pairings of grasses to explore via Sunset. To begin designing your lush grassy landscape, contact Columbine Design at 303.761.6807.
Pennisetum messiacum ‘Red Bunny Tails’ with two plants of ‘Crackling Fire’
Pennisetum setaceum ‘Red Riding Hood’with dwarf fountain grass
All photos via Sunset magazine.
Baby bamboo (Pogonatherum paniceum) with deep green Irish moss