24 surprising plant combos

What happens when a plant biologist and a landscape artist team up to create a garden on a California hillside? Surprising plant combinations at every turn

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A living carpet
Erin Kunkel

A living carpet

Blue fescue with Puya coerulea, threadleaf nandina, and 'Ever Red' phormium, with incredible grass and hardscape patterning at the base. The patterns were laid out on graph paper, then the concrete was poured (in one day). Afterwards, grass was planted in soil that fills the spaces between pavers.

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