Lilacs. Full or part sun. Although they do well in clay soil, they don't like wet feet (standing water). Water thoroughly but infrequently. This forces their roots to grow deep. A general purpose fertilizer twice yearly.
Fire Light™ Hydrangea: Fire Light™ is a new cold-hardy Hydrangea paniculata that displays large red and white flower heads in midsummer and blooms reliably regardless of climate. Fire Light™ makes an impressive display, reaching up to 6 feet high and wide, boasting 12- to 16-inch blooms held upright on strong red stems that will not droop.