Here is a pre-bonsai I purchased over the past winter. It is a Chickasaw Plum that was collected in Florida. The species sports white flowers in early spring but I will probably not let it flower for quite a few years.
Tree last winter:
After potting up from being shipped this spring:
Growing vigorously this spring:
A touch of fall color:
And a couple of end of year photos. Before and after a trim:
I let some of the branches to unchecked this year as I build taper to the apex. I think the general layout for the tree is there but we will see how things progress over the next few years.