Monarda didyma 'Purple Rooster', $9.95 for 1 at Wayside Gardens (3+ at 8.95 ea., 6+ at 7.95 ea.). Bloom season mid summer - late summer; zones 4-9; 3' high; 24" - 2'2" wide; bloom size 2"-3". 1 qt. Blooms first year; butterflies; easy care; fragrance; hummingbirds; long blooms; native. Full sun, part shade; moist, well-drained soil. Disease resistant, drought tolerant, heat tolerant, humidity tolerant, pest resistant, mildew-free.
Salvia are an easy to grow annual and perennial in sun and partial sun in zones 3-10 from 1-3 feet tall and 8-36 inches wide, depending on variety. The colors are pink, blue, violet, red, yellow flowers with gray/silver leaves, depending on variety and blooms early summer through fall, depending on variety. They can be grown in containers, beds & borders, producing flagrant flowers and foliage. They attract hummingbirds, butterflies are deer resistant and drought tolerant.
Texas mountain laurel - Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers in Spring Use as a patio tree or untrained as a screen Native - Sophora secundiflora
Indian Paintbrush Bring hummingbirds into the garden with this beautiful, drought-tolerant perennial. Brilliant vermillion-red flowers appear from late spring all the way to frost. This long-blooming plant is a winner almost everywhere. Name: Castilleja integra Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall Zones: 4-7