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

Lysimachia nummularia
Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'
Carex buchananii
Acer palmatum 'Olson’s Frosted Strawberry'
Corydalis ‘Blackberry Wine’
Tradescantia zebrina
Pelargonium 'Crystal Palace Gem'
Eucomis comosa 'Oakhurst'
Ruta graveolens
Osmunda cinnamomea
Bouteloua gracilis
Loropetalum chinense f. rubrum 'Ruby'
Stewartia pseudocamellia
Heuchera 'Plum Pudding'
Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Maradco'
Silphium laciniatum
Gleditsia triacanthos
Pulmonaria 'Silver Shimmers'
Phyllostachys nuda
Yucca gloriosa
Capsicum annuum 'Black Pearl'
Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Sedona'
Hypericum calycinum 'Brigadoon'
Cercis canadensis and cvs.
Lygeum spartium