I walk 2.3 miles every morning between 4 and 5:30 am. I have a neighbor with not only a green thumb but a wonderful sense of landscaping. He has this small tree/tall shrub that I found fascinating.
This was mine just about 18" tall
Very cool blossom
Hypericum with red berries that open into bright orange blossoms.
A Red, yes red, hydrangea. Tag below
Rogues gallery of plants.
The one without a photo is a giant solomon's seal