The Portuguese Laurel or Prunus Lusitanica is a beautiful evergreen tree, easily shaped for topiary. Full standard topiary trees for sale online from UK specialist. - to Buy at Paramount Plants London garden centre.
plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color.
This photo illustrates the contrast between plant selections. The leaf shapes and leaf colors contrast as well as complement, adjacent plants. Plants: ajuga, lysimachia, and various Ophiopogon japonicus vary the variegated and non-variegated versions.