This golden maple makes a beautiful potted tree in this tall terra cotta. Maybe a Princeton Gold Maple "Acer platanoides" or a Golden Full Moon Maple "Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'" (small, shade). Source: http://wifemothergardener.blogspot.com/2013/02/visit-to-chanticleer-gardens-in-wayne.html / #container #gardening #mapletree
Wilma Goldcrest (Monterey) Cypress | Attractive dwarf evergreen conifer has a tight, columnar habit, reaching 6' - 8' tall and 1'-2' wide at maturity. Foliage is bright golden with a lemony fragrance. Full sun.
Look at your yard at different times of the day, from different angles and in different weather conditions. Learn where the sunlight falls, where the shade pockets are, where the rain pools before choosing plants for those areas