Wilma Goldcrest Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) is a beautiful container plant that is evergreen and smells like lemon when you touch its foliage. Also nice in the landscape in a protected spot.
Black Mondo Grass - Ophiopogon Planiscapus Nigrescens is unique since it is one of the few black leaved ornamental grasses in the world. Black Mondo Grass is stunning when planted in mass or as an accent plant in the flower garden. Black Mondo Grass is a slow spreader and will eventually form a beautiful glossy black mat.
Acanthus - SHADE! or sun. Mollis - 4-5 flu high in bloom. Leaves to 2 ft long !!! Combine with Hosta 'August Moon', Ophiopogon (Black Mondo Grass), Acanthus or Carex 'Bowles Golden' and Brunnera Bulgloss
10 plants you can't kill image 10. Star Jasmine The versaitility of Star Jasmine makes it an unkillable winner – ground cover, climber, spreading bush or indoor plant. The fragrant flowers appear in summer. They’re not fussy about soil type or aspect – doing well in sun or shade.
Juncus effusus - Thriving in wet, poorly drained soils (even planted in shallow water) rush produces richly colored, grasslike foliage that looks terrific all summer long. This super easy plant also grows well in containers with other moisture-lovers, such as elephant’s ear and canna lily. One variety is ‘Twister’ with interesting, bright green, curled foliage. Full sun, 18-24" tall…