Dreams for the sunny border

As usual, my plans for the expansion of this border are all over the place.  I do keep coming back to the idea of anchoring the lower end with a small flowering tree.  Crabapple, kousa dogwood, sweet bay magnolia and native cherry are just a few that have auditioned for this spot.  This morning, reading Margaret Roach’s blog about the sweet-scented Carl’s viburnum, I remembered how much I loved the one Mom and Dad planted at the corner of the house and how, as everyone says, the scent wafted through the breeze.  Margaret links to a listing here of a smaller variety that might just work well in the spot I’m considering. Of course, it’s not a native…

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