The soft, feathery quality of Mexican feather grass (Stipa tenuissima) is played up when the grass is backlit by the afternoon sun in Ted Hoppin’s garden on Bainbridge Island. The grass holds up over a long season and requires little care besides a yearly
White flowers with yellow centers pop against a backdrop of Mexican feather grass = Ponytail Grass = Stipa tenuissima = Stipa tenuifolia = Nasella Tenuissima. A bed of grasses and low-water perennials including Echinacea 'White Swan'.
PP: OOOHHH! I want to make this too; I'm thinking two inflatable beach balls. Cut the top off of one and fill with concrete mix, then blow the other up inside of that and make sure the concrete sets up ALL around.