These plants love the limelight. Use them as focal points in bed, borders, and containers. 

Ilex crenata
Wisteria frutescens
Paulownia tomentosa
Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'
Cissus discolor
Origanum laevigatum and cvs.
Lysimachia nummularia
Thymus polytrichus subsp. britannicus
Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’
Trachelium caeruleum
Sedum telephium 'Matrona'
Smyrnium perfoliatum
Rosa 'Frau Dagmar Hastrup'
Ocimum  × citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo'
Phormium 'Amazing Red'
Tetrapanax papyrifer
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’
Magnolia ashei
Geranium 'Ann Folkard'
Imperata cylindrica and cvs.
Alocasia 'Calidora'
Hosta 'Patriot'
Juniperus × pfitzeriana ‘Mint Julep’
Begonia 'Green Gold'
Cordyline hybrida var. JURred 'Festival™ Burgundy'