Mullein Perfect cottage- or country-style garden plants, mulleins offer spikes of blooms in shades of pink, purple, white, and yellow throughout the summer. They're also pretty versatile; most do well in sun or shade. Size: Many common varieties grow to up 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 4-9, depending on type
Swaying in the wind--Verbena bonariensis. I love this flower, but be CAREFUL. It will reseed itself vigorously. I almost consider it a "garden thug". Great in flower arrangements, the tall purple flower is a wonderful accent.