nyssa sylvatica - N. sylvatica is a small, slow-growing deciduous tree of elegant, broadly conical habit. Ovate leaves to in length turn brilliant red and yellow in autumn. Flowers and fruits inconspicuous
Katsura (Cercidiphyllum japonicum) smells like caramel or cotton candy when it loses its lovely blend of orange-, raspberry- and apricot-coloured leaves in the fall. In spring reddish-purple new growth, in summer heart-shaped blue-green leaves.
Ulmus X 'Morton Accolade' or 'Morton Glossy' Accolade and 'Triumph' Elm are two notably drought-tolerant cultivars that grow vigorously in almost all soils. Resistant to Dutch elm disease as well as elm yellows and the elm leaf beetle.