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A native plant similar to Veronica spicata but on a much grander scale. Forms a large clump bearing big, dramatic, lavender-purple flowerspikes in July and August.

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Feather Reed Grass

Similar to 'Karl' but flowers in late summer plus it is slightly smaller with a more open, airy form. Easy to grow in sun to part shade in any reasonable garden soil.

Verbena hastata 'Blue' watch for powdery mildew

605900 Verbena hastata 'Blue'

Although some bed head gardens combine flowers and grasses, don't worry too much about color, Maffei advises. He pairs narrow-leaved plants with broad-leaved ones and vase-shaped plants with those that grow in mounds. "Then toss in a few [plants] that have long, wiry stems that will spray out around them. Don't mass lots of the same plant in one place, mix them up a little."

Although some bed head gardens combine flowers and grasses, don't worry too much…

Baptisia Australis,False Indigo, Bastard Lupine, Blue False Indigo, False…

Tough and durable, Baptisia australis (False Indigo) is an upright perennial with a long season of interest. In spring, this native to the North American prairies bears spikes of pea-shaped indigo blue flowers, resembling Lupines.

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Perovskia 'Russian Sage'

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Image Round-headed leek (Allium sphaerocephalon), feather grass (Stipa barbata) and Russian sage (Perovskia abrotanoides) - 498082 - Images and videos of plants and gardens

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Fairly easy to replicate and requiring low care, this ravishing plant combination is a welcome presence in the late summer garden and you will find yourself admiring its spectacular blooms again and again