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Want This Cotton Candy Ornamental Grass (Muhly) - Easy to grow, full sun, 3-4', low maintenance and withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and drought. Blooms late summer to fall.

"White Feathers" Hosta- Comes up white in the spring and turns a super pale green in the summer. Gorgeous.

Foxtail Barley (Hordeum jubatum) - If you like native ornamental grasses, try growing Foxtail Barley grass seeds. It is also commonly called Squirrel Tail Grass, and it prefers full sun and moist to dry conditions

Smoke bush - changes colors with the seasons. Highly drought tolerant, tree/shrub

Old Farmer's Almanacfrom Old Farmer's Almanac

Astilbe

Astilbe Arendsii 'Rhineland' ..such a hearty plant. Another pinner says: Mine comes up year after year and just gets bigger and prettier every year!

Dendrobium Orchids - A string of living butterflies!!!Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.

Burning bush -- dark green in summer & red in fall, easy to grow & minimal care, full sun/part shade, 5 ft high, cold & drought hardy, disease resistant, fast growing

some think the Katsura tree smells like caramel or cotton candy when it loses it's leaves in the fall. Besides being wonderful to smell in the fall, the Katsura sports a lovely blend of orange-, raspberry- and apricot-coloured leaves. In the spring Katsura has reddish-purple new growth, in summer it sports heart-shaped blue-green leaves and in winter the gray, slightly exfoliating bark lends interest.