Landscaping along fence
ANDROPOGON GERARDII 'INDIAN WARRIOR' PPAF Burgundy tips in early season on this very upright clump. Dusky purple tones develop as early as midsummer. In late summer, purple, three-branched seedheads are produced on reddish stems. Red highlights begin in early fall and increase until the clump is almost completely red in October.Size: 5-6' tall x 18-24" wide. Plant zones: 3-8
Japanese forestgrass (Hakonechloa macra) is a wonderful grass for plants that grow in shade. It offers a lovely waterfall-like habit and variegated varieties have bight gold, yellow, or white in the foliage. In fall, the leaves of these shade plants usually pick up beautiful reddish tones. It grows best in Zones 5-9 and grows a foot tall. Top Picks: 'Aureola' bears bright yellow leaves with dark green edges; 'All Gold' has even brighter golden foliage. Plant it with: Add zing to a shady corn...
A Southeastern native, Fothergilla has a lot to offer for modern landscapes. Growing just 1 to 4 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide, this compact shrub can be tucked into a perennial border or a narrow foundation planting. It prefers rich, slightly moist, acidic soil and a sunny to partially sunny location. It’s prized for its white, bottlebrushlike spikes of fragrant spring flowers and spectacular fall foliage. Zones 5-8 Seasonal Highlights: Fall: Leaves turn shades of red, orange, and scarlet....
Weed-smothering groundcover: Soapwort - Soapworts are underappreciated plants. Many of them make fine groundcovers. 'Max Frei' is a low-growing, mat-forming selection that is highlighted with starry pink flowers in spring. It's an excellent choice for gardens because it tolerates summer's heat and humidity. Name: Saponaria x lempergii 'Max Frei'. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil. Size: To 1 foot tall. Zones: 3-7
Cherry Lemonade Coreopsis: Bright, feathery golden foliage with cherry red flowers all summer long! The startling color combination combined with its low, compact habit, make this a dramatic standout in any container or border garden. Plant in containers in northern gardens and bring indoors for winter. Grows 8-9″ tall. Full sun.