The use of a key element repeated throughout a garden gives it peaceful continuity. This technique is especially effective when the key element crosses over a pathway into the parallel bed, moving the eye back and forth throughout the space
Hakone Grass: Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ A good choice for shady areas. Zone 4. Low growing at 12-20 inches. Functions well as a groundcover or in containers. It is slow growing with bright yellow foliage. Performs well in light to heavy shade in moist acidic soil.