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Catawba crepe myrtle. If you love violet flowers and reddish-orange fall foliage.

PlantFiles Pictures: Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle 'Catawba' (Lagerstroemia indica) by EvilWoman

Southern Crepe Myrtle - this is a great tree. It comes in many different sizes and all sorts of colors. I like to use it in a spot where you need a tree that is not too large. It also flowers for a very long time!

Would love this tree in the front yard! Southern Crepe Myrtle - this is a great tree. It comes in many different sizes and all sorts of colors. I like to use it in a spot where you need a tree that is not too large. It also flowers for a very long time!

Looking for the perfect tree for your small suburban lot? Here are 15 varieties, like this Eastern Redbud (Cercis Canadensis) that remain under 25 to 30 feet at maturity. | Photo: Missouri Botanical Garden | thisoldhouse.com

Trees for Small Yards

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) Though tolerant of winter cold, the redbud likes the warm summers of its native Appalachian habitat. Its rosy-magenta spring flowers, heart-shaped leaves, and compact form translate well to suburban settings.

Pink Velour Crape Myrtles™ -  an impressive ornamental colorful tree, makes beautiful privacy screens, blooms that last for months. More sun, more blooms. Grows to 8 feet. Mildew resistant and drought tolerant, easy care plant.

Pink Velour Crape Myrtles™ - an impressive ornamental colorful tree, makes beautiful privacy screens, blooms that last for months. More sun, more blooms. Grows to 8 feet. Mildew resistant and drought tolerant, easy care plant.

Mexican Bush Sage (DEER RESISTANT) -fast-growing native shrub to Mexico & Central America  -does well in Texas heat; hardy to 15 degrees F -height 2-4 ft; propagates through roots  -tiny purple & white flowers along projecting spears  -drought tolerant and pest resistant  -attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Mexican Bush Sage-fast-growing native shrub to Mexico & Central America -does well in Texas heat;

Our own Patented Mini Crape Purple Velvet has some of the most strikingly beautiful dark black-purple flowers we have ever seen. This shade of purple-violet is so dark it is almost black. If you want an unusual sensual looking Crape this is the one. The plant is actually an upright 4-5 foot shrub and like all Crapes can bloom up to 5 months.   See our Shipping Page to learn what to expect upon arrival, including Plant Size.

We are the oldest nursery in the US that Exclusively grows Crape Myrtles. We are the ORIGINAL inventors of the Patented Miniature Crape Myrtle and have specialized in online sales for over 20 years. Dwarf, Tree & Miniatures Available.

linaria reticulata 'flamenco'.  scented, drought tolerant, long blooming, self-sowing, sold! DIY, gardening, container gardening, landscaping, backyard, patio planting by junma

sounds like the perfect plant - linaria reticulata 'flamenco'. scented, drought tolerant, long blooming, self-sowing, sold!

Texas mountain laurel – Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers in Spring Use as a patio tree or untrained as a screen Native – Sophora …

Texas mountain laurel – Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers

Trees | Desert Trees | Texas Mountain Laurel | Moon Valley Nurseries

Texas Mountain Laurel trees (Sophora secundiflora) are a favorite flowering tree throughout the Southwest, and it's one that is sure to add curb appeal!

Smoke bush ~ drought tolerant, reddish purple in spring, deepening to a rich, deep purple in summer, changing to a flaming red-orange in fall. Good focal point.

Purple Smoke bush ~ drought tolerant, reddish purple in spring, deepening to a rich, deep purple in summer, changing to a flaming red-orange in fall.

Limelight Hydrangea Tree.  This Hydrangea Tree grows up to 6-8 ft. tall & 4-5 ft wide. They bloom in early summer & have long-lasting flowers that turn to pale & blushing pink in autumn.  Carefree, durable & resistant to both pests & diseases.  Zones 3-8.  Drought tolerant once established.  Adapts to most soil types!

A simple visual guide to help identify the main types of hydrangea as well as answers to commong questions about growing, pruning, transplanting, winter care, and changing colors between pink and blue.

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