****For front flowerbed found at home depot Purple Diamond Loropetalum is a great evergreen low growing shrub. It is different than the most common loropetalums because of its low growth habit and redder color. It also is covered in red flowers in spring.
selecting varieties that offer different shapes and colors. 'Blue Shag' white pine, 'Montgomery' blue spruce, and 'Silver Whispers' Swiss stone pine combine beautifully with 'Profusion White' zinnia, for example. A perfect "Randi" grouping!
Back Yard Hostas - Native to eastern Asia, hosta came to the United States in the Hostas are prized in the shade garden for their large leaves in different shapes and colors of green, deep blue or creamy variegated. Love my hostas!
Gotta Garden / Lots of good planting schemes for containers and gardens here. Love the black-leaved Dahlia with purple Calibrachoa (they look like mini petunias), chartreuse sweet potato vine, alternanthera, pentas and bacopa.