More ideas from Anna
Look into these ground-covers next time you do some gardening. Contact your local greenhouse for info. pic via pinterest

41 Groundcovers to Know & Use: Groundcover plants, when properly taken care of, provide dense soil cover, retard weed growth, and prevent soil erosion. Groundcovers range in height from an inch to four feet. They can be woody or herbaceous;

Actaea ‘Black Negligee’ with the Japanese forest grass Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’

great combo -Actaea ‘Black Negligee’ with the Japanese forest grass Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’grass would be good with dark lorapetalum

Photograph by Vesey's Seeds Ltd. (Golden Japanese Forest Grass)   Following up to my post a few weeks ago, my mail order catalogues have ...

Golden Japanese Forest Grass - I really cannot get over Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', zones 5 to My favorite is the variegated variety. I planted mine under a Japanese maple, and the contrast was genius and it has so much movement.

Good shady plant selection

Good shady plant selection-I like the idea of whitish mulch to light up the dark area and set off plant forms.