S. tenuissima is a deciduous grass to 60 cm, forming a compact upright tuft of thread-like leaves, with narrow, arching, feathery flowering panicles in summer. Hardy.
Eventual size: 60 cm
Carex Morrowii ‘Ice Dance’
‘Ice Dance’ is an evergreen sedge forming a low, slow-spreading tufted mound. The green, glossy leaves are edged with white and small, inconspicuous brown flower spikes appear in late spring. Moist but well-drained.
Eventual size: 40 to 60 cm
Calamagrostis Acutiflora ‘Overdam’
‘Overdam’ is a compact tufted grass forming a clump of narrow, yellow to cream-striped leaves, with airy purplish sprays of flower becoming pale brown in winter.
Evergreen but not very hardy. Moist but well-drained soil.
Eventual size: 1.25 to 1.50 m
Pennisetum orientale ‘Flamingo’
Very showy grass that is exceptionally floriferous. Fountains of gray green foliage and whitish inflorescences. Arching rose-pink seed heads. All soils but not too dry. Reasonably hardy.
Eventual size: 70-100 cm
Festuca glauca ‘Golden Toupee’
‘Golden Toupee’ is a compact, mound-forming deciduous grass with needle-like leaves that are bright yellow in spring, later becoming grey-green. Evergreen. Attract butterflies.
Well drained soil.
Eventual size: 20 cm
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Purpurescens’
The tall stems topped with feathery plumes of rich copper red look magnificent above clumps of narrow, green, arching foliage. The stately flower spikes of Miscanthus ‘Purpurascens’ are most numerous following a long hot summer. This hardy perennial is easy to grow and needs very little maintenance. Hardy but not evergreen. Well-drained soil..
Eventual size: 1.2 to 1.5 m