Bird of paradise flower - plant. May in summer on the terrace. The bird of paradise flower (Strelitzia reginae) is admired for its exotic flowers. The graceful, orange bracts with 2 or 3 blue petals are like a mohawk on the green leaf.
Pink and black garden? Try Cordyline australis (Cordyline banksii) 'Electric Pink'. Said to hold its pink color better during warm months than other pink varieties. Sensitive to cold when young, but less so once established.