‘Little Heath’ andromeda, lily of the valley shrub (Pieris japonica ‘Little Heath’) and Red leaved Rodger’s Flower (Rodgersia podophylla ‘Rotlaub’).What They Need To Thrive •Partial shade •Moisture retentive soil
Muhly Grass 'Pink' (Muhlenbergia Capillaris) - Zone 6-9 Full Sun 3' Height/Width. Clump-forming grass known for its pink-purple (avail in white also) colored inflorescence that float above the plant in an airy eye-catching display from September to December. Heat, humidity, deer, drought resistant (once established) in well-drained soil (hates wet feet).
You don't need to live near the equator to enjoy the beauty of tropical plants. As long as the temperatures are hot and humid, tropical plants will reward you with colorful foliage and flowers all summer long. This grouping includes Alocasia, coleus, impatiens, African mask plant, elephant's ear, and Cuphea.
Colocasia antiquorum Illustris Colocasia gives your landscape "heart". These plants perform great in ponds, bogs, in ground, or even a container on your patio. They grow big fast giving your garden an ornamental tropical look.