from High Meadow farms-- use some of theirs: mixed fountain grasses plus pee gee hydrangea, white echinacea ("White Swan"), plus possibly some oak leaf or Annabelle, plus possibly low white carpet rose. Maybe add Icicle White Veronica or similar. Do Russian sage and grasses near steps.
Awesome! Front Yard Tree: Pee Gee Hydrangea Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' Flowering Shrub with Large White Flowers Adapts to a Wide Range of Climates from Zones 3 to 8 Only Hydrangea that can be Pruned into a Tree 10' to 20' High by 10' to 20' Wide