SHADE Top Picks: 'Aureola' bears bright yellow leaves with dark green edges; 'All Gold' has even brighter golden foliage. Plant it with: Add zing to a shady corner by planting Japanese forestgrass with a bold, golden hosta.
STEPH likes Agave attenuata.soft, lush growth and no spines, but it is frost tender.
Elephant ears from Longfield Gardens planted as a back drop to caladium creates a stunning layered garden that withstands the heat of summer. what to grow under elephant ears
Variegated Sweet Flag Grass (perennial): 4 in the Annual box/ 9 as border in the back rock garden.