No that's not King Kong standing behind that giant mullien, that's a toad! It's the day after garden bloggers bloom day, so that means it's foliage followup. Pam at Digging hosts this "follow up" extravaganza.
Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue and Calomagrostis 'Carl Forester"
Calamagrosits 'Karl Foerster'
This photo is from the past post on GBBD, think it works here also.