Southern Crepe Myrtle - this is a great tree. It comes in many different sizes and all sorts of colors. I like to use it in a spot where you need a tree that is not too large. It also flowers for a very long time!
Creeping Thyme. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Blooms all summer long. Will tolerate all soil types, is drought tolerant, rabbit and deer resistant. This old-fashioned perennial has a year round display of color. In early summer the plants are covered with stunning pinkish-rose flowers that last until the first hard frost. The stunning foliage stays all through the winter months. A very hardy perennial that attracts butterflies and can be grown throughout the country. Zones 4 - 9. by…
FAST *** Red Rocket Crape Myrtle | Red Rocket Crape Myrtles can grow up to 5 feet or more a year, and give you abundant blooms. Mature height is disputed among reputable nurseries/sources: 10-15' or 20-30'.
weed-smothering ground covers: plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color.