Mystifying and beautiful, the Magic Dogwood - Cornus florida subspecies urbiniana - is a rare Mexican version of the common American Dogwood tree. Looking like exotic Chinese lanterns, these incredible blooms dazzle the eye by the hundreds each spring.
Arbutus 'Marina' "My daughter just planted ‘Marina' in her Mediterannean-style courtyard, because it reminds her of the closely related Pacific Coast native madrone trees — nearly impossible to grow at home.
One of the best trees for small gardens, crabapples (Malus spp.) top out at a manageable 20 feet. They flower gloriously in the spring in shades of light pink, dark pink or white. traditional landscape by Liquidscapes