CHOOSE THE RIGHT PLANTS

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HORDEUM JU­BA­TUM Fox­tail bar­ley (or squir­rel tail grass) has sway­ing pale pink feath­ery flow­ers above fine fo­liage. Treat as a hardy an­nual. H60cm (2ft) S23cm (9in) DAHLIA ‘MOON­FIRE’ Inky dark fo­liage and sin­gle bur­nished flow­ers (July–first frosts) that darken from yel­low tips to an or­ange-red cen­tre. H80cm (30in) S50cm (20in) TAGETES PAT­ULA ‘LIN­NAEUS’ Tall French marigold with ma­hogany-hued flow­ers ap­pear­ing for months, as long as you keep dead­head­ing. H and S45cm (18in) PEN­NISE­TUM VIL­LO­SUM Aptly named feath­er­top grass, its bright white flow­ers (July– Sept) bob around in the breeze. Treat as a half-hardy an­nual. H and S60cm (2ft)

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