As you can see we have a small narrow back yard but we still planted 8 trees for privacy. Most of my flower beds are in shade and it has taken me awhile to figure out which are the best plants for this challenge.
Limelight Hydrangea Tree. This Hydrangea Tree grows up to 6-8 ft. tall & 4-5 ft wide. They bloom in early summer & have long-lasting flowers that turn to pale & blushing pink in autumn. Carefree, durable & resistant to both pests & diseases. Zones 3-8. Drought tolerant once established. Adapts to most soil types!