"Starburst" Ice Plant - These are wonderful, easy to care plants that spread very well and only stay about 4-6" high. They bloom from about June-August in Colorado Zones 5-8.
Perennial - False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides)--- The bright yellow, daisy-like flowers grow on tall stems and attract butterflies. They can also be used as cut flowers. The foliage is coarse green and takes full sun and dry soils. False sunflowers grow 3 - 4' tall and about as wide. 'Bressingham Doubloon' is a double flowered cultivar and 'Midwest Dreams' is a bit more compact and is not knocked over by the wind.
Woodland phlox (Phlox divaricata) Woodland phlox is a slow spreading ground cover — draw lots of butterflies and hummingbirds by planting several phlox about a foot apart from each other. Type Native perennial Blooms Lightly fragrant lavender to blue spring flowers Light Full sun to part shade Size 8 to 16 in. tall, 8 to 12 in. wide Hardiness Cold: USDA zones 3 to 9 Heat: AHS zones 9 to 1
Lithodora diffusa 'Grace Ward' - Grace Ward Lithodora•Grows In: Zone 5A · -20° to -15° F through Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F •Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Sun, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Morning Shade / Evening Sun •Soil Drainage: Well Drained •Flower Color: Bright Blue •Blooms: Spring Blooms, Early Spring Blooms •Foliage Color: Dark Green •Average Height: 0' to 1' •Average Width: 1' to 2' •Attracts: Visual Attention •Fragrances: None
Asarina erubescens “Creeping Gloxina” bountifully blooming vine, 3” large, flaring, bright rose tubular blooms, Mexican native. big velvety triangular leaves are a luscious addition to your garden. provide composty rich soil. Cut back to 1’ in Winter. Hummingbird magnet! Grows up to 12’ in a season. Pt. Sun/Brt. Shade Avg. Water zone 7-11
Hosta 'Lakeside Paisley Print' - zones 3-9, Height 10" Spread 20" Full-Part shade Heart-shaped leaves with very wide, wavy, green margins. Narrow, creamy white markings in center of leaves shoot out from cream colored petioles in a feathery pattern. Cream scapes, light lavender flowers in midsummer.