Houzz is the new way to design your home.
I just bought a new house, and I have a whole new yard to till and plant. I'm so excited!
I just bought a new house, and I have a whole new yard to till and plant.... More
Olive trees! Oleo europaea. Perfect with graceful limbs of tree in background!
Color for fall
weeping blue atlas cedar
Ruby Falls Red Bud z4-8
Alaskan Cedar, beautiful when backlit by the setting sun. cultivars-Pendula & Greeh Arrow, & *Van den Akker*. 20-30 feet. width- 2' after lower branches removed. Spectacular in groups of 3. Moist to average soil. Full to partial shade. 2' w x 30' t. Plant in spring or fall.
Raywood's Weeping Arizona Cypress. Blue Ice. Well behaved. Stake to desired form. 12-15' h in 10 yrs.place 2 on either side of garden entryway. WILL NATURALLY FORM A LIVING ARCH. Wonderful tree.
Sassafras-(s.albidum)- known for it's scent. 30-60' w. & 25-40' h. Often grows as a suckerling, shrubby colony but suckers can be clipped to make a single-trunked tree. drought tolerant. Plant where you want it to stay.
Japanese Maple - Acer Palmatum. Also see Bloodgood & Burgundy Lace. zones 5-8. full to part. sun. Supplemental water when temps. soar. 25' T. Plant in spring or fall.
***Katsura for color & shade. Specimen tree. New spring growth is bronze followed by bluish green in summer then orange to golden yellow in fall. Plant alont the street or lining the driveway. Eyecatching accent! Reg. water during heat. Full sun. 50' tall. Plant in fall or spring b/f new growth emerges. Prune in winter for shape & health