Trees and Shrubs
Goldmound Spirea: An impressive garden shrub for colour effect, featuring light gold/bright green foliage which emerges bronze, turning red in fall, and flat-topped clusters of pink flowers in early summer; ideal size for garden detail use, forms a dense, compact ball, neat and tidy.-->MINI SUNGLO Spirea is a smaller version of this.
13 Plants That Give You Bang for Your Buck
Genus: S. nipponica 'Snowmound' Zones: 3 to 8 Cost: $7 to $40 Expert says: "The tiny cascading summer blossoms are spectacular. But the wild waterfall-like shape of the stems gives great 'fill' to landscapes year-round." — Rebecca Cole, garden designer, New York City - GoodHousekeeping.com
Photinia x fraseri 'Robusta' is a spectacular fast growing dense evergreen shrub. Dark glossy green leaves with brilliant red new growth and clusters of dainty white flowers in spring. It is suitable for a full sun to part shade position, frost tolerant and requires little water once established.