In landscaping, the plant can be used as a accent plant
in shaded areas.
The conifer conundrum in the mid-Atlantic states can usually be solved with eastern redcedar, a wonderful evergreen that can be an accent plant
anchoring a suburban home, an effective, fast-growing screen, or a formal alley bordering a long driveway.
Grow it as an accent plant
among smaller plants or in a container in moisture-retentive, well-draining soil and sun or partial shade.
The philodendron plant is an excellent accent plant
. It is easy to maintain and its vines grow, and grow, and grow in many directions.
It's quick to establish into stately size and produces loads of bloom, which makes it a superb accent plant
for a border or pathway.
Termed the incurve of the planting, the point of convergence easily accepts a focal feature such as a specimen plant (highly attracting to the eye) or an accent plant
(less attracting than a specimen plant, but sufficiently different from other plants around it to be distinctive).
The Iresine `Purple Lady' is a dark purple-leaved accent plant
and is available for the first time as seed and plants.
One exception is when a single tree or tree-form plant is used as an accent plant
Little Bunny, a dwarf fountain grass, could be considered a front border or lower growing grass, while Burgundy Giant works well as an accent plant
. In addition to the fairly recognizable lemon grass, Maddox suggests Vetiveria for an aromatic grass.
At first, I thought about suggesting a strong accent plant
like Phormium tenax, the new Zealand flax, with strong sword-shaped leaves to five feet.
It makes an outstanding accent plant
without taking over the garden.
Orchids -- Potted orchids like Cattleya, Phalaenopsis, Dendrobium, Oncidium and Vanda are often placed in the living room as an accent plant
due to their large colorful and sometimes fragrant flowers.