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

Robinia hispida
Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'
Ilex × meserveae 
Viburnum  × burkwoodii 'Conoy'
Imperata cylindrica and cvs.
Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘New Hurricane’
Acer palmatum var. dissectum
Astilbe chinensis var. pumila
Eucalyptus neglecta
Festuca glauca 'Boulder Blue'
Ilex opaca
Brassica oleracea
Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’
Talinum paniculatum
Corydalis ‘Blackberry Wine’
Pteridium aquilinum
Festuca mairei
Crinum 'Sangria'
Pseudolarix kaempferi
Tulipa 'Carnaval de Nice'
Heuchera 'Marmalade'
Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Fire'
Tropaeolum majus 'Vesuvius'
Tanacetum parthenium
Trillium luteum