This video makes suggestions in how to choose colorful flowers and shrubs in your garden. Bowle's Mauve is a purple flowering plant that will grow and bloom until fall. It will become bushy. Another colorful choice is the Rock Rose, a pinkish flower. The Blue Salvia has blue flowers. A Bank's Rose, only bloom for a short time. It has yellow or white flowers. Aphids tend to attack it, but it is hearty. Wooly Butterfly Bush has orange ball shaped flowers. It will grow to 4-5 feet tall. It's leaves will add a different texture to your garden. You will need to keep in mind the amount of sun exposure you have, the climate, and soil conditions.Make sure that your soil is well drained.