Annabelle Hydrangea: Annabelle hydrangea is one of the easiest types of white flowers to grow. It blooms in midsummer producing large, pure white clusters that are perfect for cutting. Plant Name: Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'. Growing Conditions: Part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Size: To 5 feet tall and wide. Zones: 3-9. Plant it with: 'Annabelle' is a perfect partner for bigleaf hydrangeas or oakleaf hydrangeas.
Finally! A purple fountain grass that is perennial (comes back every year). ‘Vertigo’ grass from Proven Winners is even more striking than fountain grass. Reaching 2’ to 3’ tall by 2’ wide, ‘Vertigo’ is heat loving and long flowering.