(I'm thinking some grasses like these or blue fescue could provide good ground cover while also give structure and height)

Lewis designed the landscape, installed by Dirty Work Landscape, to include Siskiyou Blue Idaho fescue along the side of the house.


Contrast of textures & colours, coastal garden, low maintenance plants, by Fiona Brockhoff Design

Fiona Brockhoff Design » Coast & country landscape design

Curved retaining wall with irregular height finish provides a great edge to your garden bed planting - critic by John Dodd. Oriniginal image from Fiona Brockhoff Design

coastal, country garden design, by Fiona Brockhoff

The dry looking grasses can contrast well with sandstone boulders and highlight greener plants