summer planter - I think the light & dark leaves add interest, and I've always loved the pink/purple combo.
Japanese forest grass Hakonechloa macra 'Beni Kaze' (Red Wind) goes from bright green to scarlet. Shade/part shade. Zone 5. Likes rich, humus-y, moist but well-drained soil.
Coleus - A couple of different colors for beside the front door.
'Paisley Shawl' coleus
Hermit Crab coleus from Under the Sea collection.
Coleus Ruffles Copper
Never seen this variety. Love it! Coleus
COLEUS Crazy Quilt