Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' can reach heights of but if you prune it, it'll will be more shrubby and perfect for small gardens. Be prepared for an amazing colour change as the seasons progress - it's absolutely stunning.
False Spirea Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' Zone: Full sun Height: Spread: Blooms: July-August, Panicles of tiny, white flowers pink-red fern-like spring foliage turns chartreuse with bronze tips, then solid green.
Perennials: Daylily Genus: Hemerocallis varieties Zones: 3 to 9 "Daylilies are gorgeous and easy to divide. You can build a fine collection of colors and shapes by acquiring a few plants each year." —Barbara Damrosch, farmer and author, Harborside, Maine
Shows flowers: Sem Ash Leaf has pinkish-red, fern-like spring that unfurls along deep stems. In July and the neat, round shrub covers itself with creamy white This dwarf variety makes a wonderful low or a great accent.