So you've got the hankering for something leafy, shade-lending, perhaps.
Sep 06, Dwarf Flowering Trees to Plant in Small Spaces.
Kousa dogwood (Zones ): A tofoot tree that’s draped in snow-white or rosy-pink flowers. Lollipop crabapple (Zones ): A tofoot tree with a slender spread of bushy, white flowers. Cornelian cherry dogwood (Zones ): A slow-growing tree that reaches 25 feet and displays. The elliptical leaves turn red in fall, when the tree bears small, bright-red fruits. The slow-growing trees favor free-draining neutral or acid soil and a temperate climate; hardy to degrees F.
More than 20 species are available in nurseries, including varieties with variegated leaves, like 'Welchii'. May 26, These small trees are perfect for gardens with limited space or you can plant one in a container.
The ‘Red Dragon’ dwarf Japanese maple tree cultivar creates visual impact in a small yard. The foliage is rich red-purple and its leaves look like dragon’s claws. From spring through summer, the colorful leaves turn bright red and then dark.
Aug 17, Another stunning example of a tight columnar oak tree is the ‘Kindred Spirit’ cultivar. The fastigiate narrow growth makes this tall, upright tree perfect for tight, compact spaces.
In the fall, the dark, glossy green leaves turn a stunning red color to brighten up an autumn garden landscape. The Burning Bush's lush foliage is a rich shade of green in spring through summer.
In late summer the real show begins as this hardy shrub takes on its characteristic fiery red leaves. This eye-catching color lasts until the leaves drop in late fall or early winter. The habit of the young Burning Bush is. Warm-winter gardeners can delight in the bright yellow fall leaves of this unusual shrub or small tree. Some varieties, including 'Wonderful' and 'Ambrosia,' produce edible fruit in the fall, with red or pink skin encasing juicy but seedy sacs of pulp.
Left hanging on the tree. Dec 10, Viburnum Nanyberry Tree: ‘Viburnum lentago’ Full sun to part shade Hardy in zones 2- This small upright shrubby tree has arching branches and white flat flower clusters in spring.
Rose pink fruit in fall turns blue-black. It adapts to a variety of soils and will tolerate limited drought periods. Fall foliage is red with fruit. Dwarf Alberta SprucePicea glauca ‘Conica’. This dense pointed conifer is a perfect front yard Christmas tree for holiday lighting at small city homes.
Dense growth means it’s also a great screen plant that won’t overgrow tight spaces. Slow; reaches up to 8 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide. Zone: 2 – 8.