Linum narbonense, Mediterranean blue flax long-lived and fuller than the native species. Blooms for months on end w/deep sky blue flowers 15-18' tall and wide, nearly evergreen. Well-drained soils in full sun to part shade, tolerates xeric conditions once established. Hardy to USDA zones 5-8.
Blue fescue One of the most versatile ornamental grasses, blue fescue can be used in many different ways. Plant it at the base of leggy shrubs or tall perennials, such as lilies, to help them blend with the landscape and offset the other plant's flowers or foliage. Plant in masses as a groundcover or in rows as an edging plant. Use as an accent in a rock garden or flower border.
Red Hot Poker This unusual plant features stunning red and yellow flower spikes atop slim green stems and leaves, creating a dramatic focal point in the fall perennial bed. Red Hot Poker is also very deer resistant, while at the same time being attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. USDA zones: 6a to 10b