Coleus Plants. DEER RESISTANT, heat tolerant, loves shaded areas, but suitable for a variety of light conditions. Colors and patterns are beautiful. Will freeze back and sometimes return in spring. Usually annual plants in my region.
Blue Queen Salvia - Blooms profusely for months! Enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this brilliant violet-blue Salvia, a member of the mint family. Heat- and drought-resistant hybrid blooms profusely for months with plump spikes of double blooms. Grows 15-18" tall, 12-18" wide in full sun or partial shade. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 5-9. Salvia nemorosa ‘Blaukonigin’
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