Candytuft....year round flowering everygreen. early spring bloom. full sun. zones 4-8. I have these they like a trim back , after bloom to keep them thick. snip flower buds off...or let them cascade for a ground cover.
Russian Sage along west side of house - likes full sun and heat. deer and drought resistant. 3-4 feet high and wide blooms late summer to first frost. My favorite Russian Sage varieties are Rocketman and Denim N' Lace