Top 5 Ornamental Grasses for Interest & Low Maintenance
Ornamental grasses are finally getting the attention they deserve! Now a popular addition to gardens, ornamental grasses offer unique textures, colors and architectural appeal that last year-round. From a recent Better Homes & Gardens article, here are the most popular ornamental grasses for 2012.
1. Feather Reedgrass
5. Blue Oatgrass
While ornamental grasses are relatively low maintenance annuals, they can also make wonderful container plants that don’t require any fertilizing or watering at all. A simple container with a huge, healthy grass can make for a stunning modern garden piece that adds elegant movement to gardens. Annie Huston of Columbine Design also suggests arranging one of these containers within a group of containers that showcase lots of color for a really eye-catching display.
For those that would like award-winning container gardener Annie Huston to help design your own landscape, visit the Columbine Design website or call (303) 761-6807 to schedule your complimentary consultation today.
Photos via BHG