The Clematis Florida Sieboldii produces striking 3" flowers with pure white outer petals and purple center with petal-like clusters. This clematis grows 6-10' tall and blooms in late summer. Full sun to part shade. Zones 7-11
Perennial Sage Hybrid perennial sage, a relative of the herb garden favorite, combines 18-inch spikes of blue, purple, or white flowers with attractive gray-green foliage. Plant sage in the front or middle of the border in a sunny spot. The variety shown here, 'May Night', is both cold-hardy and showy.