Purple smoke bush is often used as a garden specimen due to the purple-pink plumes and the purple leaves on some cultivars. It is highly drought tolerant. Common Names: Purple smoke bush, smokebush, smoketree, purple smoke tree.
Phlox ~Creeping phlox_ This evergreen perennial retains its needle like foliage throughout winter. In spring, pink, white or violet flowers cover the tidy mat, which makes creeping phlox a perfect companion for tulips, daffodils or other bulbs.
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' - A wonderfully spiky tall summer flowering perennial, with blue spherical blooms, resembling a mace in form. Best grown on loose soil in full sun, and a wonderful cut flower.