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

Thalictrum flavum ssp. glaucum
Athyrium niponicum var. 'Pictum'
Iris ensata
Trillium chloropetalum
Verbascum bombyciferum
Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward'
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass'
Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’
Adiantum capillus-veneris
Caryopteris incana 'Jason'
Lysichiton camtschatcensis
Vinca minor 'Illumination'
Sasa veitchii
Dicentra 'King of Hearts'
Saccharum ravennae
Tropaeolum majus 'Empress of India'
Heuchera 'Amethyst Myst'
Alocasia 'Portodora'
Phormium 'Amazing Red'
Darmera peltata
Symphytum  × uplandicum 'Axminster Gold'
Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff'
Dalea frutescens
Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wyckoff'