Pseudopanax crassifolius (Lancewood) - is a New Zealand native tree belonging to the family Araliaceae and It is found throughout New Zealand from sea level up to about 750m. It is one of the oddities in New Zealand's forest. This tree will happily grow in a container, perfect for a roof terrace.
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signal' is an upright, tidy grower which produces a stand of blue-green foliage that shades to red in late summer, then to reddish purple in the fall. Small, wheat-colored seed heads adorn the stems in autumn. PPAF Grasses, all from the family Poaceae, are as variable as people and are widely used as foliage plants in successful gardens throughout the world. The value of these long-lived and low-maintenance perennials comes from the varied colors and textures…
Sporobolus heterolepis - Prairie Dropseed - Ornamental grass Some love the fragrance of this plant, others hate it. Smell before you buy. If you like it however, you have found one of the best performing grasses for your garden.
Stiff Goldenrod (Solidago rigida). Dry to moist prairies and open woodlands. 3-5 ft. tall. Gold flowers in Early Fall. Full-Sun. Staple in prairie gardens. great pollen source. Attracts bees & butterflies. Average to infertile, well-draining soils. Rhizome spreading and self-seeding. Good with joe-pye-weed and coneflowers. Lot's of varieties.