Fountaingrass A beautiful, mounding plant, fountaingrass offers a beautiful shape -- as well as soft, feathery plumes that dance in the breeze. Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall Zones: 5-9 Plant This Grass Because: It offers a graceful, arching shape and beautiful plumes.
Helleborus/ Christmas rose. Very colorful for shade plants! Bloom in winter and early Spring. Frost-resistant and evergreen. The most popular hellebores for garden use are undoubtedly H. orientalis and its colourful hybrids (H. × hybridus).
Agapathus- Agapanthus requires full sun and a fertile soil which should be moist rather than dry, but not boggy. They are fleshy-rooted plants that produce clumps of sword like foliage which dies back in winter to emerge again the following spring. Blooms lean toward the sun.