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

Euphorbia characias
Tropaeolum majus 'Mahogany Jewel'
Prunus virginiana 'Schubert'
Diphylleia cymosa
Actaea simplex 'Brunette'
Penstemon strictus 'Bandera'
Tiarella 'Starfish'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chameleon'
Thalictrum flavum ssp. glaucum
Hosta 'Guacamole'
Corydalis flexuosa 'China Blue'
Corydalis curviflora var. rosthornii 'Heronswood Form'
Beta vulgaris 'Ruby Red'
Veitchia montgomeryana
Wisteria floribunda
Juniperus × pfitzeriana ‘Mint Julep’
Wister­ia sinensis
Heuchera 'Crème Brûlée'
Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Nugget’
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Ursula's Red'
Cornus canadensis
Cotinus 'Grace'
Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'
Acalypha wilkesiana
Stipa arundinacea