Spiderwort (Tradescantia) is a perennial that produces small, jewel-tone flowers They like part to full sun and grow 6" to 3' tall and 8-36" wide. Spiderwort blooms spring thru fall is deer resistant and drought tolerant. At Plants Plus we love that they come in blue, pink and white. www.plantspluscape.com
Dianthus the quintessential cottage flower is a perennial. They like part to full sun and grow 6" to 3' tall and 4-18" wide. Dianthus come in pink, red, blue and white and bloom in the spring thru summer. They are deer resistant and drought tolerant. At Plants Plus we love that they attract birds and are good for containers. www.plantspluscape.com
The butterfly bush's (Buddleja) flower spikes and irresistible to butterflies and hummingbirds. They love the sun and grow 8-20 feet tall and 7-8 feet wide. They come in a white, red, blue or pink bloom that will bloom all summer long. They are deer resistant, drought tolerant and attract birds. They are low maintenance, fragrant and great for cut flowers. We sell them at Plants Plus. www.plantspluscape.com
Spider Flower (Cleome) typically self-seeds prolifically, so you only have to plant it once. Cleome does best in part to full sun, grows 1-8' tall and 1-2' wide, comes with blue, pink or white blooms that bloom in summer and fall. They are deer resistant and attract birds. You can find these at Plants Plus. www.plantspluscape.com
Astilbe has feathery plumes of white, pink, lavender, or red flowers that bloom early to late summer. It is a perennial that likes the shade, 6-8" high, 18-30" wide, and is deer resistant. Plants Plus loves that it attracts birds and is great for cut flowers. www.plantspluscape.com
Little Gem Dwarf Southern Magnolia has small dark green foliage and is compact narrow form. It can be considered a small tree or large shrub that likes full sun with moderate growth up to 20-25' tall and 10-15' wide. The blooms will appear late spring through the summer. We sell these at Plants Plus. www.plantspluscape.com
Nandina commonly called 'Heavenly Bamboo' is a shrub with lacy foliage, colorful fall foliage color, interesting flowers, autumn berries and is an evergreen. It is easy to grow and pruning can be done any time throughout the year. It may develop late summer and early-fall flowers that eventually may produce red berries. We sell these at Plants Plus. www.plantspluscape.com
Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’ -- This plant is as dependable and adaptable as they come. Its flowers bloom from August into November; they open pink and mature to a copper befitting of autumn. It is 2 feet tall and wide, with succulent stems and leaves. 'Autumn Joy' looks great with ornamental grasses.