allium-summer-beauty PatW. blooms later in the summer. not as showy and tall as the fall-planted bulbs. arching green foliage that looks great all season.seed-heads hold up into the fall as the foliage ages gracefully to gold and yellow.
The perennial border has been enlivened with the gold-and-green striped foliage of Japanese forest grass (Hakenochloa macra ‘Aureola’) contrasting with the nearly black foliage of Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’; pale blue annual love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena) adds summer sparkle - See more at: http://www.pacifichorticulture.org/articles/updating-an-historic-garden/#sthash.k2NmrGMu.dpuf