Poker primrose Primula vialii Type Perennial Blooms Red calyces with purple flowers in late spring to early summer Light Part shade (full sun in cool areas) Size 12 to 20 in. tall, 10 to 12 in. wide Cold-hardy USDA zones 5 to 8 Heat-tolerant AHS zones 8 to 1 Source Dutch Gardens Woodland Garden
Hardy Ice Plant (Delosperma cooperi). Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Groundcovers, Perennials, Cactus and Succulents. Bloom color: Magenta (Pink-Purple), Purple. Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall. Sun requirements: Full Sun. Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 9b. Height: under 6 in. (15 cm). Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm). From Dave's Garden Newsletter Sept 9, 2013
Summersweet With a name like summersweet, you can guess that this shrub's pink or white flowers are fragrant. It's one of the few shrubs that bloom well in shade, although it also will grow in full sun in the north, provided it has adequate moisture. Name: Clethra alnifolia Growing Conditions: Full sun to shade and moist soil Size: 3-5 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-9
White Clips Bell Flower - gorgeous, their slight translucencyWhite Clips is the white version of the famous Blue Clips; they make a great display together. 8 to 12 inches tall. (Campanula carpatica Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Plant Size: 8-10" tall, Up to 18" wide Light: Full Sun, Mostly Sunny, Half Sun / Half Shade Bloom Time: Early to late summer
English lavender is the most widely grown form of this delightful shrubby herb. It is perennial to Zone 5, where it grows in full sun in well-drained soil. Other types of lavender are hardy in Zones 6-9, but may be grown as annuals in colder regions. Enjoy the purple, pink, or white blooms of lavender fresh or dried. Grow it in the flower garden, in an herbal knot garden, or in containers.