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

Canna  × generalis
Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’
Hosta 'Guacamole'
Juniperus chinensis 'Iowa'
Bouteloua gracilis 'Hachita'
Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'
Colocasia esculenta 'Black Beauty'
Farfugium japonicum 'Crispatum'
Sambucus nigra 'Madonna'
Penstemon digitalis
Thalictrum flavum ssp. glaucum
Aster lateriflorus ‘Lady in Black’
Wisteria floribunda
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Variegata'
Cornus controversa 'Variegata'
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea'
Talinum paniculatum
Athyrium 'Ghost'
Lathyrus tingitanus
Ligularia tussilaginea 'Gigantea'
Loropetalum chinense 'Chang Nian Hong'
Plectranthus forsteri 'Green on Green'
Arisaema sikokianum
Acer palmatum 'Oshu Shidare'
Ocimum  × citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo'