Ostrich Fern is a tough perennial that loves moist, shady spots. Try more of our favorite flowers for wet soil: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/flowers-for-wet-soil/?socsrc=bhgpin061614ostrichfern&page=10
Speedwell The 7-inch spikes of speedwell (veronica) bloom atop 12- to 24-inch plants in shades of blue or red from early summer through fall. In the North, speedwell prefers sun, but it likes a bit of shade in the South. Plant speedwell at the front of the bed
My 2nd favorite perennial ever. I've had the same one at my folks house for 7 years and she does NOT have a green thumb. Blooms from May til Halloween, no joke! This is Early Sunrise Coreopsis. The more sun, the better! Zone 3-9
5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy)
Pinus contorta or the Chief Joseph pine is winter hardy to zones 5-8. It has light green color during the warm season, then in the fall, the color changes to a bright yellow that lasts until the following spring when it transitions back to light green. Grows 1' per year to a max of 8'. Plant in full sun.