Perennial-- Penstemon Strawberries & Cream. Oblivious of drought or rain, resists slugs & other pests, positively thrives in most soil conditions in containers or borders, sun or part shade and propagates painlessly! Attracts Bees And Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Containers. Blooms June to November often longer. Unfussy on soil conditions as long as it well-drained. Full sun or partial shade.
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.
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a shady courtyard of pebbles and brick paths, filled with acers, hellebores, ferns and grasses. A Buddha crafted from blue Karnataka stone, sits beneath Acer palamatum. I would love to have the space for this.
Liriope muscari - An extremely useful plant, which will tolerate a range of conditions including dry shade and drought. Dark green, blade-like leaves provide year-round interest and in autumn, just as other flowers are beginning to fade, vibrant, long-lasting wands of deep violet flowers rise above the foliage. Lily-turf is perfect for edging small, shady spaces - the broad grass-like foliage contrasts beautifully with large leaved plants, or for planting in groups beneath deciduous shrubs.
*Green foliage throughout summer, Cornus sanguina ‘Winter Flame’ bears tiny white flowers followed by glossy black berries. By autumn the foliage turns to a fiery shade of red before falling to the ground to reveal spectacular orange, yellow and red stems. A superbly versatile, deciduous shrub for year round interest.