Abiqua Moonbeam Hosta - Large green leaves with chartreuse margins adorn the Abiqua Moonbeam Hosta, which is a sport of August Moon Hosta. Great for shady borders as well as container plants. Hosta are easy to grow and add a burst of color to shady spots! Thsi variety is more sun tolerant than a lot of other Hosta varieties. by Huey2
Small but mighty, this Texas native thrives in high heat and poor soil. It is the perfect plant for hot and dry areas . Its daisy-shape blooms unfurl almost year-round. It has a mounding habit and offers evergreen, needle-like leaves. While it is a shrub, many gardeners treat it like a perennial. Go ahead and plant it near walls, driveways, and other areas where reflective heat is intense. Damianita will bloom through it all. Like many Southwest natives, it demands well-drained soil.
Magic carpet Spirea - 2-3'T & 3'W Full sun-partial shade. Neat, compact mounded shrub. Yellow-orange with vibrant red new leaves in the spring. In summer, clusters of small pink flowers contrast with chartreuse-yellow mature foliage that turns rich russet-red in fall.:
Salvia May Night - deadhead flowers & it will bloom all summer long. Drought tolerant once established. Full sun, well-drained soil. Cut & dry flowers for arrangements, pot pouries & cooking. Deer resistant; attracts butterflies, hummingbirds & bees. zone 3 - 9