Botanical Name: Fatsia japonica FAT-see-ah jah-PON-ih-kah Common Name: Paperplant Synonyms: Aralia japonica, Aralia sieboldii Height 3 ft. to 6 ft.;6 ft. to 10 ft. Spread 3 ft. to 6 ft.;6 ft. to 10 ft. Light Full Sun to Part Shade;Part Shade Only Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Low Characteristics Showy Flowers; Showy Fruit Bloom Time Early Fall; Fall; Late Summer; Summer Foliage Color Evergreen Flower Color Brown Flower; White Flower Uses Container, Hedge, Indoor Plant Type Shrubs Gardens Ideas, Fatsia Japonica, Low Maintenance Shades Gardens, Gardens Magazines, Google Search, Gardens Projects, Shades Plants, Fine Gardens, Gardens Shades
Botanical Name:Mahonia bealeiCommon Name: Leatherleaf mahonia, Beale's barberry Height 3 ft. to 6 ft.;6 ft. to 10 ft. Spread 3 ft. to 6 ft.;6 ft. to 10 ft. Growth Pace Invasive/Aggressive Grower;Moderate Grower Light Part Shade Only Tolerance Deer Tolerant;Drought Tolerant Characteristics Attracts Birds; Fragrant Flowers; Showy Fruit Bloom Time Early Spring; Spring Foliage Color Evergreen Flower Color Yellow Flower Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Foundation
Cyperus papyrus (papyrus sedge, paper reed, Indian matting plant, Nile grass) is a species of aquatic flowering plant belonging to the sedge family Cyperaceae. It is a tender herbaceous perennial, native to Africa, and forms tall stands of reed-like swamp vegetation in shallow water.
common myrtle Myrtus communis:
Artemisia, Powis Castle or Mugwort, is an invaluable foliage plant. Its multi branched stems of silver filigree foliage, acts as a superb foil to medium sized flowering perennials. Plant in full sun and well drained soil. (HGTV Gardens website has 16 photos of best plants for dry soil - xeriscaping anyone?)