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Mary-Liz Campbell Landscape Design

This is a planting around large boulders. Plants include junipers, Japanese blood grass, cleome, butterfly grass, sedums, pennisetum.
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Ky Kotnik wrote:
what are these type of plants
   Comment   January 31, 2013
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Yes my mistake, the red plant in the front is Japanese Blood Grass. It can be invasive so use it carefully.
November 5, 2013 at 4:26pm   
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Japanese blood grass is perfect as a front of the border edging plant. It keeps a uniform size and shape, reaching about 18 inches tall.
Color. This abundant border is defined by colorful plants, from the Japanese blood grass in the foreground to the rhubarb-red Sedum 'Autumn Joy' in the back of the border. This palette enlivens nearby plants and demands attention. When used with confidence, color can create important focal points in the landscape. It can signal where to enter and how to proceed; it also draws the eye and invites exploration. Successful use of color is often restrained, limited to a narrow but powerful palette, which is exactly what you see in this design.
Jay Sifford Garden Design added this to How to Design a Great Garden on a Sloped Lot
Designing Your Hillside GardenCreativity is in order in planting a garden on a slope. If your garden is contemporary, with clean lines, a block planting of a single species or cultivar may be in order. If your aesthetic is traditional, you may opt for a design emphasizing green foliage or white flowers. The rest of you can dare to mix things up and have some fun.When designing a garden on a slope, I find it helpful to stand at the bottom of the space and imagine myself conducting a symphony orchestra. A musical score may very well have crescendos, high notes, low notes, prominent and feisty movements and slow, understated movements. Translate this image into your plant design by crafting a blend of plants high and low in size, loud and subtle in color and texture, plants that move at the slightest breeze and those that don’t. The juxtaposition will add another layer of interest to your garden.

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bloodgrass
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Japanese blood grass
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maybe buy this japanese blood grass.
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Colorful platings & boulders
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reds and blues full sun
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Strategically placed boulders
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Wooded and boulder area
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japanese blood grass
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Rock garden
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July 16, 2014
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garden on slope,This is a planting around large boulders. Plants include junipers, Japanese blood grass, cleome, butterfly grass, sedums, pennisetum.
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July 16, 2014
Planting slope
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Rocks
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red grasses and purple flowers
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Grasses
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July 13, 2014
The Japanese blood grass in the foreground is what I like in this pic.
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July 12, 2014
use of rock
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planting and boulders
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rock and color
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Rock garden
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planting around boulders
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use block planting for clean lines on sloped yards to emphasize a plant, or focus on color or foliage.
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Layers
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Cordyline red plant
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Rocks with plants
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Garden plants
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Lovely, natural look
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pink grass
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My favorite idea for dealing with our backyard slop after putting in a retaining wall and stairs
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PRO Kathleen Shaeffer Design, Exterior Spaces All of the green grass is Festuca rubra and the red is Imperata cylindrica 'Red Barron' ('Rubra') August 28, 2013 at 8:36pm Like 1
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Need large boulders
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'hill' side garden
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blood grass perfect as a front of the border edging plant
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Landscaping color
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Interesting red grasses in the foreground to add color to your garden.
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Color/ Native
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Cordyline - red grass
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junipers, sedium, Japanese blood grass, butterfly grass
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hill side garden
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Rocks with plants
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Love the colors in this picture
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Also back slope
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hillside
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japanese blood grass
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Like the plants
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shapes and colour
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Round boulders
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Colors massing
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June 10, 2014
The blend of colors
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June 10, 2014
Japanese blood grass , sedum autumn joy
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June 8, 2014
Nice use of plants around rocks.
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density and color
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colors
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Love red plants
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I love the color placement
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gorgeous
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Creativity is in order in planting a garden on a slope. If your garden is contemporary, with clean lines, a block planting of a single species or cultivar may be in order. If your aesthetic is traditional, you may opt for a design emphasizing green foliage or white flowers. The rest of you can dare to mix things up and have some fun. When designing a garden on a slope, I find it helpful to stand at the bottom of the space and imagine myself conducting a symphony orchestra. A musical score may very well have crescendos, high notes, low notes, prominent and feisty movements and slow, understated movements. Translate this image into your plant design by crafting a blend of plants high and low in size, loud and subtle in color and texture, plants that move at the slightest breeze and those that don’t. The juxtaposition will add another layer of interest to your garden.
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planting on a hill
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grasses/flowers/boulders-levels
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grasses - red
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color
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Beautiful flowers!
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red planta
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This is cute.
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Red grass
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Beautiful color and texture!
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red
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LAKE EDGE PLANTS
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Planting on slope with a wall at top of slope.
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Love the colour combination of this scene.
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June 1, 2014
Red grass, rocks
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for a sloped garden
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Plants for slope
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plantings among the boulders
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June 1, 2014
Mix flowers up like these on front slope
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++color
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Back ravine/bank?
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love the colors and wild look
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Jappenis garden
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color
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Color!
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Use this for part of the hill
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Love the Japanese Blood Grass - need to find some
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Liza
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color
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japanese blood grass Imperator cylindrical (Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’)
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Don't like
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rocks n flowers
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This is a planting on a slope around large boulders. Plants include junipers, Buddlia, Japanese blood grass in the foreground,, pink cleome, butterfly grass, sedum Autumn Joy, cleome, pennisetum grass on the rocks,.
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around porch
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A musical score may very well have crescendos, high notes, low notes, prominent and feisty movements and slow, understated movements. Translate this image into your plant design by crafting a blend of plants high and low in size, loud and subtle in color and texture, plants that move at the slightest breeze and those that don’t.
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May 28, 2014
Japanese blood grass
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Great border and boulder planting
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May 27, 2014
Red grass
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Japanese blood grass
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color grasses
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Color
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Japanese blood grass
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Japanese bloodgrass
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Mix of colours - red japanese grass with pink flowers
Lower level - Junipers, Japanese blood grass, cleome, butterfly grass, sedums,pennisetum
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boulder focal point
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Jardin
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Boulders
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Height contrasts, color, density, variaty
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Blood grass
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grasses, color
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w r yard
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Flower & wild
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Amount of colour & different TALL plants
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Japanese blood grass
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Grasses
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Imperata 'Red Baron'
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rocks mixed in with flowers
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Red grasses against purple
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challis flowers
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japanese blood grass
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Wildflowers
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good for around stream
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red plant?
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Artistic but natural
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boulder as sculpture
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i love those tall red read-like plants
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Garden
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Flowers
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on the slope
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Wil­low Glen De­sign It's hard to tell from the picture but it looks like, the Purple plant in the back is a Buddleja, the flat pink flowers in the front on the left are Pink Yarrow, the plants in the very front are Cordyline, I can't tell what type of grass is in the back.
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Japanese blood grass
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Red spike plants
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red
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blood grass.
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blood grass
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Japanese blood grass
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reds
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Grass
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sideyard
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:)
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March 29, 2014
Japanese blood grass perfect for border. It keeps a uniform size and shape.
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March 28, 2014
Color. This abundant border is defined by colorful plants, from the Japanese blood grass in the foreground to the rhubarb-red Sedum 'Autumn Joy' in the back of the border. This palette enlivens nearby plants and demands attention. When used with confidence, color can create important focal points in the landscape. It can signal where to enter and how to proceed; it also draws the eye and invites exploration. Successful use of color is often restrained, limited to a narrow but powerful palette, which is exactly what you see in this design.
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Japanese blood grass
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Japanese blood grass
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Beautiful chaos
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Japanese Blood grass
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Big boulders
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Landscape
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JAPANESE BLOOD GRASS
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love the colour contrasts
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Color but not too manicured
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Garden
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Plant color
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nice wild look plant mix
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Colors
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Color
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More planting ideas
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Boulders in the gardens to add sculptural interest and connect to the rocky hills beyond
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Boulders like these available from Brent Dillon, Maungaraki
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Japanese blood grass
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layers of color and variety of plants
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Japanese blood grass
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colors
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Japanese blood grass
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Flowers and color
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Colors..........hmmmm too invasive?
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vibrant color garden
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Very nice use of color
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Large boulders on landscape
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Fleurs sauvages
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Julie likes the red grasses in foreground
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love all the colour
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Outdoor areas
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Gardens.
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plantings around boulder
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color around boulders
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