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Sorbaria, Sem | Perennial. This small shrub delivers a fabulous show in spring. Fern-like leaves are beautifully tinged yellow to pinkish red when young. Deeper pink stems are great backdrops. Durable and cold-hardy, plants carry on, with large sprays of creamy white flowers in mid summer. Easy to grow in well-drained soil, in full sun to part shade.
Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata) is a richly flowering, clump-forming phlox that stays green in both summer and winter. In spring these plants produce innumerable crimson and white flowers that attract butterflies. These Phlox like to be planted in full sunshine.