Acer edged with variegated hakonechloa

Acer palmatum (unknown) edged with Hakonechloa macra ‘Albovariegata’.

Acer and hakonechloa

Makes a sharp autumn contrast and, as a neat edging, hides a multitude of hard landscaping sins😉

Acer leaf against hakonechloa

Acer and miscanthus adagio plumes

More harmonious, are the plumes of Miscanthus sinensis ‘Adagio’.

Acer and bamboo

In turn, bamboos act as an evergreen grassy backdrop.

Seating area

Right now, it’s one of my favourite spots to sit and stare.