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grass, sedum, perovskia, veronica, lots of late summer blooming perennials.

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bold, simple planting with trees and ornamental grass; uniformity, rhythm and contrast Grasses Festuca

Entrance with nice use of blocks of Box hedging wth grasses as a contrast between.

Alternating clipped hedges and grasses - Robert Broekema, Jos Verhorst - Gardening Go

Design by Thomas Rainer: Nasella tenuissima and Salvia 'Caradonna' - Love the billowing catmint, grasses, salvia, allium, and poppies under the dogwood! Great lawn alternative for a frontyard