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Grasses and perennials dress up the entrance traditional-landscape
 

Grasses and perennials dress up the entrance

Photo by Ralph Mercer (ralphmercer.com)
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apriltini wrote:
What's the house color? Please and thank you. :)
   Comment   August 1, 2013

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Distinguishing traits. Arching stems spray out like a fountain as the common name implies, making a great show of airy, soft flowers that contract nicely with hardscapes. Medium green mounds of foliage turn yellow and brown in the fall.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

nprrt added this to nprrt's Ideas
August 13, 2014
Beautiful combination
burnsgentile added this to burnsgentile's ideas
July 27, 2014
hardy plants
mdyasmc04 added this to Outdoor space
July 21, 2014
Love the grasses!
topazi added this to Landscape Ideas
June 30, 2014
fountain grass popps out! can be invasive tho.
Yvette Rooney added this to GARDEN
June 24, 2014
Grasses mixed w shrub/hostas?
apollo35 added this to Front Yard
May 26, 2014
paint color of house
csarka added this to Yard and Garden Design
May 25, 2014
Fountain grass Where it will grow: Hardy to -10 degrees Fahrenheit (USDA zones 6 to 9; find your zone). See California caution above. Water requirement: Medium to wet Light requirement: Full sun to part shade Mature Size: 2 1/2 to 5 feet tall and wide Benefits and tolerances: Tolerates dry conditions, wet soil, air pollution; prefers full sun but will take light shade; attracts birds Seasonal interest: Flowers are showy late summer into fall and persist through winter When to plant: Spring, summer or fall
nanfem added this to nanfem's Ideas
May 11, 2014
Grasses and purple flower
minsaslex added this to minsaslex's Ideas
May 7, 2014
the grass
elliojani added this to Plantings for front yard
May 6, 2014
Fill in at varying heights plus color
bjspengler added this to bjspengler's Ideas
May 4, 2014
grasses
elmorin added this to cabinet style
May 4, 2014
Grasses
gbmaison added this to gbmaison's ideas
April 30, 2014
fountain grass is clustered around other plants along path to front door.
supertati added this to Landscape Ideas
April 28, 2014
the wispiness of the fountain grass and echo beyond
vickielasonde added this to Flowers and Garden
April 17, 2014
Grass
chantal interiors added this to 1chantal1's ideas
April 10, 2014
House color
jguff86 added this to Foundation Plantings
April 7, 2014
The fountain grass
hbmac69 added this to landscape / patio
April 7, 2014
Fountain grass
stephanieross added this to forest glen
April 6, 2014
Gardens and black with blue
rmaina added this to Garden
April 5, 2014
Lively fountain grass
kpullio added this to garden flowers
April 3, 2014
grasses
lidror added this to Lidror's Ideas
April 1, 2014
Exterior Color and Landscaping
maryellen0429 added this to maryellen0429's ideas
March 27, 2014
like the plants
renedanny added this to renedanny's ideas
March 26, 2014
landscaping
karakell added this to Exterior
March 23, 2014
Beds
T Watts added this to LANDSCAPE IDEAS--garden, stone paths, plants
March 21, 2014
shrubs, grasses around mail box
Awilda Clemente added this to awilda_clemente's Ideas
March 2, 2014
Landscape
anniebelle799 added this to anniebelle799's ideas
February 24, 2014
color
barbeehiggi added this to Farm Backyard
February 18, 2014
Need Grasses in front! and back!
christinaanderson added this to christinaanderson's ideas
February 14, 2014
Full look
Michael Judd added this to grasses
February 13, 2014
Fountain grass
gaggigirl added this to Exterior Ideas
February 12, 2014
house color
mksd409 added this to mksd409's Ideas
February 3, 2014
Bed ideas
speeditoitle added this to speeditoitle's idea's
February 2, 2014
Fountain grass
tay1 added this to tay1's ideas
January 1, 2014
I love the color of this house.
cariver added this to 10205
December 4, 2013
front yard
epryor32 added this to epryor32's Ideas
November 22, 2013
landscape
James Pettit added this to james_pettit's ideas
November 17, 2013
Hummingbird
angelakstrobel added this to ornamental grass idea book
November 15, 2013
other things mixed in
Mark Jenquine added this to landscape
November 8, 2013
hameln dwarf fountain grass
leninha added this to landscape
November 3, 2013
Fountain grass corner
linnbekins added this to linnbekins's ideas
October 30, 2013
combo
jvarao added this to Simsbury Landscape
October 23, 2013
Grasses
adam01 added this to adam01's ideas
October 17, 2013
grass
alissabsmith added this to landscape
October 12, 2013
Front planting bed layout
beena621 added this to beena621's ideas
October 12, 2013
shutters and door
Susan Russmann added this to landscaping
October 10, 2013
choice of ornamental grasses - perhaps a little less would be better
teddibears added this to teddibears's ideas
October 7, 2013
like the grasses
esurette0424 added this to esurette0424's Ideas
October 5, 2013
Color of house and trim
belindabrolo added this to belindabrolo's Ideas
October 1, 2013
Fountain grass
Sue added this to Next summer plant ideas
September 29, 2013
fountain grasses. Popular cultivars include 'Hameln', 'Little Bunny' and 'Moudry'. Shown: 'Little Piglet'
babslanglois added this to living Room
September 28, 2013
Front yard idea
erinandmikeg added this to Patio Ideas
September 27, 2013
grasses
zangvan added this to zangvan's ideas
September 26, 2013
grasses
gorbycat added this to gorbycat's Ideas
September 21, 2013
Side front
hallamre added this to front landscape 108 hillsmount
September 19, 2013
Grasses and the mounding plants. Depth. Boarder.
cferrell added this to Curb Appeal
September 9, 2013
fountain grass: Pennisetum alopecuroides
kmkare added this to Landscaping/Gardens
September 9, 2013
Fountain Grass fills out a bed.
Jennifer Anderson added this to Landscape Ideas
September 1, 2013
PLANTING AREA W GRASSES
cvinal01 added this to Landscape
September 1, 2013
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Lauren Guillory added this to lauren_guillory's Ideas
August 31, 2013
Front yard
doctormanny added this to Backyard Ideas
August 31, 2013
house color palate
cmag364 added this to cmag364's Ideas
August 30, 2013
Yard grasses
nlc5193 added this to Plants
August 27, 2013
Distinguishing traits. Arching stems spray out like a fountain as the common name implies, making a great show of airy, soft flowers that contract nicely with hardscapes. Medium green mounds of foliage turn yellow and brown in the fall.
Marissa Egan added this to Somers, outdoor
August 20, 2013
Fountain grass
ksinclair2 added this to Exterior ideas
August 19, 2013
Fountain grass
brarew added this to brarew's ideas
August 19, 2013
Kenny's grass
smenard03 added this to smenard03's Ideas
August 18, 2013
Garden
Michael Chenkus added this to michael_chenkus's ideas
August 18, 2013
we love sea grasses
ahelpinghand added this to Exterior/Landscaping
August 17, 2013
Ext color and door
kragter added this to Landscape Ideas
August 16, 2013
The contrast of fountain grass and flowers
paulaogriofa added this to paulaogriofa's Ideas
August 14, 2013
Plant
Jean Pihl added this to Landscape Ideas
August 11, 2013
Good for Napa Valley
pauldjohns added this to pauldjohns's ideas
August 11, 2013
mountain grass landscape
mercirae added this to Landscape Ideas
August 10, 2013
Fountain grass
evhinteriors added this to evhinteriors's ideas
August 9, 2013
paint colors landscaping
mohrr added this to mohrr's ideas
August 8, 2013
landscape ideas
natroberts65 added this to natroberts65's ideas
August 8, 2013
Fountain grass...really like this.
doveybear added this to doveybear's ideas
August 8, 2013
fountain grass
cn0530 added this to front yard
August 7, 2013
sidings & white accent/frames
Jane Murray added this to jane_murray6548's Ideas
August 7, 2013
Grasses
faithpeterson added this to Landscape Ideas
August 7, 2013
Fountain Grass
Coastal Designs added this to Landscaping Ideas
August 7, 2013
Fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)
dana2216 added this to Patio, Backyard & Landscape
August 6, 2013
Love the grasses
gmr12 added this to walkways
August 6, 2013
Textures of the fountain grass next to hard lines in walkway.
shweta26d added this to shweta26d's Ideas
August 5, 2013
Fountain grass
sereisner added this to sereisner's ideas
August 5, 2013
house color, plantings
cseh24 added this to Landscaping
August 4, 2013
Fountain Grass. This species produces 2- to 5-foot-tall mounds of narrow green foliage and bottle brush-like silvery-pink to purple flowers, both of which mature to shades of brown. Noteworthy characteristics: Good cut or dried flower. Care: Grow in light, average, well-drained soil in full sun. Cut back previous year's foliage by early spring. Propagation: Divide in late spring or early autumn. Sow seed in early spring at 55° to 65°F. Height 3 ft. to 6 ft. Spread 3 ft. to 6 ft. Growth Habit Clumps Growth Pace Invasive/Aggressive Grower;Moderate Grower Light Full Sun Only Moisture Medium to Wet Maintenance Moderate Tolerance Deer Tolerant;Frost Tolerant Characteristics Attracts Birds; Self Seeds; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage; Showy Seed Heads Bloom Time Fall; Summer
beanheadfarmer added this to Landscape Ideas
August 4, 2013
Fountain grass thrives just about anywhere.
lduffy added this to exterior pix
August 3, 2013
landscaping, and the gray blue siding...very nice
juliepranger added this to Exteriors
August 3, 2013
Instead of grass
mandylou24 added this to mandylou24's Ideas
August 3, 2013
Plant in front flower bed...?
Rebecca Baker added this to rebecca_baker5528's Ideas
August 3, 2013
fountain grass
danahettich added this to garden
August 3, 2013
Fountain grasses to fill in side yard.
jeannewahine added this to garden
August 2, 2013
Love the grasses
Michèle Ouellet added this to webuser_968512's Ideas
August 2, 2013
Azalée et graminée
ddominiak added this to Doug's Whole Home Remodel
August 1, 2013
Grasses instead of bushes
ferris78 added this to ferris78's Ideas
August 1, 2013
Grass. We were just saying we wanted to plant grass like this.
silver630 added this to silver630's Ideas
August 1, 2013
Landscaping
Olga Clark added this to yard
August 1, 2013
Grass
gay2816 added this to gay2816'sideas
August 1, 2013
Landscape hI
buhler added this to garden
August 1, 2013
grass
kathymicheels added this to Landscaping ideas
August 1, 2013
I love natural landscape....
billnation added this to exterior
August 1, 2013
everything...
rcapwest added this to exterior/landscape
August 1, 2013
grasses
7stone added this to Landscape Ideas
August 1, 2013
tall grasses
lindsey_lauren added this to Exterior Ideas
August 1, 2013
Planting
bookaholic added this to bookaholic's ideas
August 1, 2013
House paint color
Al Otaibi Group added this to rajukuttappan's ideas
August 1, 2013
Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere
Tiffany Burton added this to gardening
August 1, 2013
fountain grass Distinguishing traits. Arching stems spray out like a fountain as the common name implies, making a great show of airy, soft flowers that contract nicely with hardscapes. Medium green mounds of foliage turn yellow and brown in the fall. Botanical Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides Common Name: Fountain grass Where it will grow: Hardy to -10 degrees Fahrenheit (USDA zones 6 to 9; find your zone). See California caution above. Water requirement: Medium to wet Light requirement: Full sun to part shade Mature Size: 2 1/2 to 5 feet tall and wide Benefits and tolerances: Tolerates dry conditions, wet soil, air pollution; prefers full sun but will take light shade; attracts birds Seasonal interest: Flowers are showy late summer into fall and persist through winter When to plant: Spring, summer or fall
Terry Pesso added this to terry_pesso's ideas
August 1, 2013
Ideas for my garden
gabarella added this to Garden Grove
August 1, 2013
grasses outdoors
Kelli Cerra added this to Outdoors
August 1, 2013
fountain grass to hide things
amatjasic added this to amatjasic's Favorites
August 1, 2013
fountain grass
bailey12345 added this to bailey12345's ideas
August 1, 2013
Fountain grass for garden
trishnavarro added this to trishnavarro's ideas
July 31, 2013
Like the plant
christine56 added this to Grasses
July 31, 2013
Fountain Grass
barbaraengels added this to barbaraengels's ideas
July 31, 2013
fountain grass schmaler hang
robinschapiro added this to outdoor ideas
July 31, 2013
fluffy grass
laykneee added this to Front yard
July 31, 2013
Love the landscaping
bodom19 added this to Landscape Ideas
July 31, 2013
fountain grass
sarbo added this to sarbo's ideas
July 31, 2013
Color scheme and grasses
bickel18 added this to bickel18's ideas
July 31, 2013
fount grass 2
pmorlan added this to Outside
July 31, 2013
Botanical Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides Common Name: Fountain grass Where it will grow: Hardy to -10 degrees Fahrenheit (USDA zones 6 to 9; find your zone). See California caution above. Water requirement: Medium to wet Light requirement: Full sun to part shade Mature Size: 2 1/2 to 5 feet tall and wide Benefits and tolerances: Tolerates dry conditions, wet soil, air pollution; prefers full sun but will take light shade; attracts birds Seasonal interest: Flowers are showy late summer into fall and persist through winter When to plant: Spring, summer or fall
Gala Van Eaton Design added this to ahnnie's garden
July 31, 2013
Fountain grass
Barbara Wilson added this to bwilsonrsdg's ideas
July 31, 2013
fountain grass
valeriegraf added this to Gardens
July 31, 2013
Fountain grass, watch out for invasiveness in CA climate
ems1008 added this to ems1008's ideas
July 31, 2013
I like the house, shutters, color, style, some window and the grass
jeffnlindar added this to jeffnlindar's ideas
July 31, 2013
Grasses
michadan added this to Landscape Ideas
July 31, 2013
Fountain grass
acupunctdeb added this to acupunctdeb's Ideas
July 31, 2013
that is my favorite fountain grass
lvbratt added this to reno ideas
July 31, 2013
Plants by driveway
hollycz added this to Front Porch
July 31, 2013
door
jillmwillbanks added this to back entrance
July 31, 2013
like the white around the entry door to frame it out.
refollow added this to exterior
July 31, 2013
gray shutters with blue siding
lynngthompson added this to lynngthompson's ideas
July 31, 2013
grasses
kjmj added this to kjmj's ideas
July 31, 2013
landscape grass
grandforksgal added this to Landscape
July 31, 2013
Grass
michinski added this to Garden Inspiration
July 31, 2013
Fountain grass to soften edges.
Rita Bigelow added this to rita_bigelow's ideas
July 31, 2013
Grasses
paintervicki added this to paintervicki's Ideas
July 31, 2013
Color
jamie8 added this to jamie8's Ideas
July 31, 2013
Fountain grass what I'm looking for
begreen13 added this to exteriors
July 31, 2013
House color
lindadeanna added this to lindadeanna's ideas
July 31, 2013
grass 1
kathie34 added this to idea 2
July 31, 2013
love the look of grass in this garden
rkegel added this to Landescape
July 31, 2013
Summer interest in front yard?
katstein2 added this to landscaping/backyard
July 31, 2013
landscaping
Kent Oliver added this to kento8's ideas
July 31, 2013
fountain grass as a plant for gardens
maryannian added this to maryannian's ideas
July 31, 2013
idea for berrys garden
Christine Fiorucci added this to landscape
July 31, 2013
Grasses
Pam added this to plants
July 31, 2013
fountain grass
pjodice added this to pjodice's ideas
July 30, 2013
Fountain grass for outside near stone wall
mcfrist added this to landscaping
July 29, 2013
fountain grass
kjvalmore added this to kjvalmore's Ideas
July 29, 2013
Grass
jsc60 added this to jsc60's Ideas
July 29, 2013
Yard grass
khdalton added this to landscaping
July 29, 2013
Maintenance takes up space
oblondin added this to oblondin's ideas
July 29, 2013
paysagement
Norma-Jean added this to outdoor
July 29, 2013
Fountain grass
Sarah Snavely added this to Rock garden
July 29, 2013
Front yard
jillylou56 added this to Landscape Ideas
July 28, 2013
foutain grass
jakoenig added this to Gardening
July 28, 2013
grasses
pamey added this to Garden ideas
July 28, 2013
More ideas with grasses.
mandybeth added this to mandybeth's Favorites
July 28, 2013
Landscaping; house color
sareeram added this to sareeram's Ideas
July 28, 2013
Garden
debjwalker added this to debjwalker's ideas
July 28, 2013
landscapes
remokeesee added this to remokeesee's Ideas
July 28, 2013
All grasses.
dctfree added this to Landscape Ideas
July 28, 2013
corner yard planting near drive way.
jminco added this to Backyard
July 28, 2013
Around the patio
Carrie Aquila added this to carrie_aquila's ideas
July 28, 2013
grass
dana_skywalker added this to Patio Ideas
July 28, 2013
the natural plants
conner14 added this to front of house
July 8, 2013
Ornamental grass
vickieggleston added this to front yard ideas
May 19, 2013
I love the grasses in this photo
seanhan added this to my favorite landscape ideas
April 24, 2013
fountain grass
seanhan added this to our landscape ideas
April 23, 2013
fountain grass
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