In Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf's own garden, he planted low-growing late-season grasses to avoid obscuring the view. Interspersed are such perennials as Veroniscastrum virginicum (R) and clumps of taller Molinia caerulea grasses.
Boxwood, privet, holly—garden designer Sean Conway composed this hedge with tall, breezy grasses. A seven-foot-tall maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'), along with several smaller stands of dwarf fountain grass. Via Country Living magazine.
Pennisetum setaceum 'Purpureum' Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall Zones: (grown as an annual in cooler climates) Plant This Grass Because: It offers rich, deep purple color.