August is the time to get creative with Grasses, plant in bold groups or even in pots to achieve striking displays when mixed with flowering perennials.

Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’
(Blue Festuca)

Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’
(African Feather Grass)

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Zebrinus’
(Zebra Grass)

Stipa gigantea
(Golden Oats)

Ornamental grass fits in with almost any planting design but is a great way of planting prairie style. Team up with these great looking perennials for a pop of colour.

Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii
(Black-eyed Susan)

Achillea millefolium ‘Red Velvet’

Aster novi-belgii ‘Snow Cushion’
(Michaelmas Daisy)

Astrantia major ‘Shaggy’

Centaurea montana ‘Grandiflora’

Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’

If you’re looking for some inspiration on garden design and planting then take a look at our Pinterest boards for lots of great ideas and advice.

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