Not necessarily groundbreaking, but a good solid combo to put in your arsenal of ideas. Start with this duo as an evergreen foundation, and then add plants with complementary attributes to round out the scene. For example, plants that offer seasonal blooms or fall color and/or a different leaf shape or plant form would round out this composition. Options, so many options! But building on a good foundation is key.
Exposure: Open Shade, Filtered Sun, Full Sun, Morning Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Water Needs: Average
Features: Zippy Color Contrasts, Fabulous Foliage, Winter Interest, Uses Easy-to-Find Plants
Focus: Year-round Interest, Mixed Border
Seasons of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Maintenance Level: low