Golden Japanese Forest Grass I really cannot get over Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', zones 5 to My favorite is the variegated variety. I planted mine under a Japanese maple, and the contrast was genius and it has so much movement.
Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' - This deciduous shrub has oval, mid-green leaves and produces small, creamy-white flowers in May and June. But it's really grown for the brilliant, flame-coloured stems that are revealed when the leaves, which turn orang
angustifolia is a tough little drought tolerant groundcover for shady areas. On grassy spikes so you can't exactly walk on it, but it's fragrant and produces beautiful dwarf winter blooms that deer avoid.