'Shidava Gold' Japanese maple: This dwarf Japanese maple, discovered as a witches broom on Aoyagi, offers dramatic four-season interest with flashy foliage and striking bark. Foliage is yellow-green in spring, bright green during summer, and gold for fall. In winter, the intensely green bark brightens gray days. Great for containers, it rarely reaches six feet. USDA Zone 6. Sun/Shade.
Acer palmatum 'Sister Ghost'- White deeply divided leaves with a distinct pale green vein. Heavily serrated and ruffled with a rosy pink tip at emergence. Graceful wide, cascading form. Needs protection from afternoon sun. Landscape Height: 6 ft. Container height: 4 ft. Minimum Zone: 6