Plant texture is often overlooked in garden design. We have plenty of other elements to consider, such as colour, shape, height, size, soil, and position. But plants with texture add another dimension to borders.
Plants can be divided into three main textures – fine, medium, and coarse. Most plants have a medium texture, so adding those with fine and coarse textures will boost your borders.
Fine textures have small, delicate leaves and petals while coarse textures have large foliage and flowers.
Grasses are perfect for fine texture but if you’d rather have a flowering plant, there are some great alternatives. Here are 12 of the best plants for fine texture: