Clematis armandii 'Apple Blossom' has superb evergreen foliage that looks good all year round, accompanied by large sprays of whitish pink, vanilla-scented flowers, deeper pink in bud, in early and mid-spring.
X Sinocalycalycanthus raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine' (Raulston's Allspice) Height: 5-10 feet. Spread: 6-8 feet. Notes: glossy deep green leaves, golden yellow fall color, springs flowers with very pleasant fragrance.
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yoshino. Height: 30-40 feet. Spread: 20-30 feet. Notes: probably the most cold tolerant of the Cryptomerias, fast growing, one of the best for holding its color through the winter.