What to plant with purple fountain grass?
I've built a circular raised planter that's about six feet in diameter. I'm thinking, since this planter will be viewed from all sides, about planting fountain grass in the center and some annuals around the outside.
I like the idea of the cascading grass in the center, like a ... well, like a fountain. ;-) But around here, I can only find purple fountain grass, which to my eyes often looks a little brown.
What would look well with the grass? Does anyone have photos of combinations they've enjoyed?
Alternatively, is there something else which would give me this shape in the center of the planter? I'm not sold on grass, per se, but I love the form.