We lost 5 1/2 of our Japanese Maple trees these last few years. We had a late hard freeze and then a drought in 2007 and it was just too much for them. The oldest one we have is half alive but sure looks pitiful. Don't know if it will survive or not.
white rose of sharon
2 new little Japanese Maples we bought at a nursery in Arkansas last month waiting to be planted this fall
phlox -- they have made an outstanding come back since the deer ate them
our oldest Japanese Maple still trying to live
double bloom purple clemetis was gorgeous this summer