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

Actaea simplex 'Brunette'
Stewartia pseudocamellia
Dryopteris celsa
Ilex verticillata
Sisyrinchium graminoides
Colocasia esculenta
Alocasia 'Stingray'
Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'
Tiarella 'Dark Eyes'
Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Ruellia elegans
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose'
Armoracia rusticana 'Variegata'
Cercis canadensis and cvs.
Tulipa 'Carnaval de Nice'
Tricyrtis formosana
Juniperus × pfitzeriana ‘Mint Julep’
Corydalis elata
Berberis thunbergii
Pseudolarix kaempferi
Festuca mairei
Heuchera 'Pink Lipstick'
Broussonetia papyrifera 'Golden Shadow'
Penstemon strictus 'Bandera'
Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Swallowtail’