One of the best and most versatile evergreen grasses, this will thrive in sun or shade, and glows shades of copper, gold and bronze in the autumn, hence its common name, Pheasant’s Tail Grass. It has a soft, arching habit, so plant it among shrubs for textural contrast, or in a mixed or herbaceous border.
Lilyturf (Liriope) is an easy-to-grow favorite shade plant. Loved for its grassy foliage and spikes of blue or white flowers in late summer, as well as its resistance to deer and rabbits, lilyturf is practically a plant-it-and-forget garden resident. It grows best in Zones 5-10 and grows a foot tall. Test Garden Tip: Lilyturf can be a fast, almost aggressive spreader when it's happy. Top Picks: 'Majestic' offers narrower leaves and deep purple-blue flowers; 'Silver Dragon' offers boldly…
'Myers' Asparagus Fern - Foxtail fern - Evergreen and easy care plant - Great for growing in planters and baskets - Stunning symmetrical look - Spring flowering and autumn berries provide year round interest - Delicate and soft needle style leaves - Easy care plant - An unusual yet wonderful plant for gardens, containers and hanging planters. Best4garden http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00W7WP2P2/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_oXrmvb0H0ZPY2
Golden Japanese Forest Grass makes an outstanding bright accent in the lightly shaded garden. Growing slowly to 2 ’ high and 3’ wide, the elegantly arching blades are striped in brilliant green and gold tones. This exceptional ornamental grass performs best in a moist soil. It is most at home in USDA cold hardiness zones 5-9.