|I am in zone 7 near the beach, arverne,ny. what flowering bushes and small trees are good for my area to plant now?
|Some shrubs hardy to zone 7 with tolerance to saline soil or salt spray include Red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia), Saltbush (Baccharis halmifolia), Littleleaf boxwood (Buxus microphylla), Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia), Red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea), Spreading cotoneaster and Rockspray cotoneaster , Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius), Rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), Hydrangea macrophylla, Chinese holly (Ilex cornuta), Japanese holly (Ilex crenata), Inkberry (Ilex glabra), Yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria), Anise (Illicium floridanum), Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis), Shore juniper (Juniperus conferta), Amur privet (Ligustrum amurense), Tatarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica) and Wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera). Small trees to consider include dogwood and weeping cherry. Hope this short list is helpful.|