What is a good dwarf tree for mostly all shaded area?

monni2uApril 7, 2010

I have a 'cut out' area on the east side of my house. So, there is house on the north, south, and west sides of this area with an oak tree on the east side. Pretty much completely shaded. I'd like to plant a pretty flowering dwarf tree in this area but can't seem to find on that will live in dense shade. Can anyone help?

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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

How large of an area or how large of a tree are you after?

tj

    Bookmark   April 14, 2010 at 9:48PM
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joejarvis(USDA-5b AHS-7 KS)

I'm not sure how small you want when you say dwarf, but what about a flowering dogwood?

Here is a link that might be useful: Powell Gardens Flickr set of Dogwoods

    Bookmark   April 17, 2010 at 11:50AM
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