Persian shield. Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it. Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times.

Persian Shield - shade

Begonia Escargot

Rex Begonia - Indoor Plant love so pretty

Purple smoke bush is often used as a garden specimen due to the purple-pink plumes and the purple leaves on some cultivars. It is highly drought tolerant. Common Names: Purple smoke bush, smokebush, smoketree, purple smoke tree. Zones 4-9. Size & Shape: Purple smoke bush grows to a size of 12-15' tall and wide. It is irregular to rounded. Exposure: Grow purple smoke bush in full sun.

Polyanthus --- Polyanthus plants, sometimes known as primrose, are a spring plant that offers blooms in a rainbow of colors. There is a difference between a Polyanthus and a Primrose. A primrose has one flower on a stalk, but a polyanthus has many.

‘Juul’s Allstar’ The 2½-foot-tall bush covers itself in orchid-flowering blooms that are fuchsia with a bright yellow center

Neaten up your soaker hoses - use quick releases for easy winter pickup

The most beautiful flower I have ever seen! Midnight Supreme Rose Bush Flower Seeds 10 Stratisfied Seeds

A thyme lawn. Prettier than grass, needs no mowing or watering, (much less wasted water), purple blooms in the summer, and smells lovely when you walk on it.

20 Gorgeous Shade-Loving House Plants<--found these using the uber easy HGTVGardens Plant Finder

26 Mosquito Repellent Plants - @Jane Izard Izard Izard Izard Izard Work - landscaping ideas for the backyard?!

Angelonia -It’s easy to grow and flowers profusely (AND IT’S PURPLE!) great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!  Link

Foxgloves

Perennial Plants

Coleus - Variety called Watermelon. An annual that likes full sun. However, by experience, in some locations it can only tolerate partial sun. Height: 24" Spread: 20"

curly succulent…. Moraea Tortilis - common name spiral grass…Oh, gotta get some of this!

Orchard Rack, 9 Drawer - Item #38-524 $179.00 (I'm sure I could make something for much less!)

In The Mood For... Lavender with Turquoise succulents