Grasses flop when wet which is why it is best not to plant them too close to narrow paths.
However, today, fine rain turned this border in front of my home into a glistening spectacle of textures and light. The fine flower stems of Sporobolus heterolepis arched under the weight of a thousand water droplets whereas the stiffer form of Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea ‘Moorhexe’ did their best to resist gravity.
Two days ago under the influence of warm morning sunshine the mood was completely different.