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

Heuchera americana
Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'
Euonymus alatus
Tulipa greigii 'Calypso'
Hosta kikutii 'Hillbilly Blues'
Imperata cylindrica and cvs.
Oxalis oregana
Berberis thunbergii
Dryopteris tokyoensis
Trillium stamineum
Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'
Ruta graveolens
Acalypha wilkesiana ‘Tricolor’
Plectranthus amboinicus
Bouteloua gracilis 'Hachita'
Paeonia obovata var. alba
Colocasia esculenta 'Elena'
Polemonium caeruleum 'Brise d'Anjou'
Acer palmatum 'Oshu Shidare'
Acer palmatum 'Wolff'
Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'
Polemonium reptans
Lathyrus tingitanus
Hosta 'Lakeside Shore Master'
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'