Impatiens - What to Plant in the Shade - Sunset - Impatiens Of all the impatiens out there, in a dizzying array of color choices, we’re partial to the New Guinea hybrids for their large leaves and flowers of pink, lavender, purple, red, and more.
Burgundy Lace Japanese Painted Fern Japanese painted fern has become a very popular fern in the last decade. It's wide range of colors from silvery-gray to purple, red to burgandy, and shades of green, account for its popularity with container gardeners. Colors become more vibrant each year as it matures. Check the label to be sure of the color if you are looking for a specific color choice. Tolerent of heat and humidity.
The perennial border has been enlivened with the gold-and-green striped foliage of Japanese forest grass (Hakenochloa macra ‘Aureola’) contrasting with the nearly black foliage of Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’; pale blue annual love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena) adds summer sparkle - See more at: http://www.pacifichorticulture.org/articles/updating-an-historic-garden/#sthash.k2NmrGMu.dpuf