If you have a plant that grows tall, add dimension with something low-growing. Here, the bright yellow blooms of low-growing perennial Sedum kamtschaticum and annual purple verbena make a splendid carpet at the feet of tall purple and yellow irises and spiky annual yellow butter and eggs (Linaria vulgaris). If you don't want butter and eggs to reseed, keep it deadheaded./
Sunjoy® Gold Pillar - Barberry - Berberis thunbergii >> possible accent in front of pillars? 1.5'-2' wide and 3'-4' tall; part to full sun; low maintenance; zone 4-7; upright habit; foliage interest; fall interest; deer resistant.
Deutzia gracilis 'Duncan' Chardonnay Pearls® is a totally new look for an old garden favorite. Its attractive, crisp, lime-yellow, sunny burn resistant foliage provides season long garden color. In the spring numerous pearl-like buds explode into a shower of fragrant pure white star-shaped flowers. This strong growing compact shrub fits easily into the perennial garden or at the front of the shrub border. Nice contrast plant, use it with plants that that have dark green or purple foliage.