8. MYASOTIS also known as FORGET-ME-NOT they range in colour from bright blue to pale blue, some tinged with pink, with soft small leaves, and flower in late Spring for about four months Forget-me-nots are about 6 - 8 inches high and quite bushy. They seed themselves abundantly, so they never go away if the position is right for them. They grow in sun and shade. After a few years, they tend to spread and become invasive, but it's easy to control them by digging up unwanted plants.
Japanese forestgrass (Hakonechloa macra) is a wonderful grass for shady areas. It offers a lovely waterfall-like habit and variegated varieties have bight gold, yellow, or white in the foliage. In fall, the leaves usually pick up beautiful reddish tones. It grows best in Zones 5-9 and grows a foot tall.
Stark® Hybrid Willow Fast and functional windbreak! This upright willow grows up to 12 feet a year until it reaches its mature height of 30-40 feet. Low maintenance tree, with dense foliage for quick summer shade and a winter windbreak. Also helps prevent soil erosion. Shipped 3 feet and up.