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Some trees and shrubs are colorful architectural elements in the winter when their bark is on prominent display. Shown here, Japanese stewartia
Gotta love this bark. Japanese Stewartia. Plant for all seasons. Also known as Stewartia pseudocamellia since it has camellia like flowers in early summer
Here's another tree that has awesome bark: Stewatia pseudocamllia (Japanese Stewartia).
stewartia in autumn
Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia). A STUNNING little multi-stemmed tree bearing camellia-like flowers in summer! We love them and we've got them!
Lion's head Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'). Photo: Northscaping.com
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette' - a decidous stand-in for Italian Cypress. Shade in summer, light in winter. Perfect for tight spots.
topiary gardens in Thailand -- photo by photigule, via Flickr
Granite block path, used in Portland's Japanese garden. Lovely photo by Zeb Andrews.