Plant Combo with Joe Pye Weed and Grasses for Sunny Site

A wonderfully simple planting combination for full sun featuring swaths of ornamental grasses and towering blooms of Joe Pye Weed. This plant combo is alive with butterflies on blooms and swaying movement of grasses in the breeze midsummer to fall. The bold evergreen foliage of Helleborus argutifolius provides a sturdy counterpoint to the frothy, airy effect of the grasses.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Water Needs: Average, Drought-tolerant, Low

Design Considerations

Style: Mediterranean, Naturalistic
Features: Deer Resistant, Fall Color, Attracts Pollinator, Warm Colors, Wildlife Friendly
Focus: Mixed Border, Saving Water, Pleasing Seasonal Flow
Seasons of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Three Seasons of Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plants In this Combo