If you are looking for a colorful, low care and drought tolerant summer border idea, you may want to try this combination of hardy perennials and ornamental grasses. Wonderfully bold, it combines flower colors and shapes to create a spectacular effect.

The recipe is quite simple: interplant Lychnis chalcedonica (Maltese Cross), Hemerocallis 'Golden Chimes' (Daylily), Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Sage), Oenothera biennis (Common Evening Primrose), Stipa gigantea (Golden Oats) and the architectural  Verbascum olympicum (Mullein).

Most plants have won prestigious awards and make excellent fresh cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home too. Enjoy weeks of drama in your garden!