"Pando" - a forest of quaking aspen trees that are in fact all the one organism - all with identical genetic make up - and are considered to feature a massive underground root system linking them all. Located in Fishlake National Forest, Utah
MISCANTHUS SINENSIS 'Zebrinus' creates a superb backdrop for summer perennials, adding height and vertical structure to summer borders. This RHS AGM maiden grass is easy to grow and requires little maintenance.
Oh how I would love to find a sunny spot for one of these: Diospyros kaki - Japanese Persimmon. Blooms May-June, leaves turn orange/red in fall then when leaves are gone in October-November bright orange persimmons galore!