This is the back yard (I rent, so it's not mine, but I work it). It's dry and shady and urban, a little oasis.
liriope, bergenia, moneywort, hostas and others
liriope, brunera, hostas, etc
A newish coneflower (not sure which variety)
Japanese anemone buds....
Japanese forest grass and variegated leucothoe
one of my favorite trios - japanese maple with carmel and citronella heuchera
and hens and chicks in a bed of creeping thyme (sounds like dinner)