Trees with More Color from Flowers and Foliage
There are many trees that we have included within our "Ornamentals" group. Typically, these include smaller plants with lots of interest.
The most desired ornamental feature of these smaller growing trees is flowers. Homeowners expect more from their landscape assets...here are trees that dazzle and delight you year after year.
Ornamental Trees for the South and West
Get cute pink flowers and whimsical fruit from Marina Strawberry trees in warm winter Growing Zones. You'll also adore the rich, cinnabar bark all year-long!
Versatile, vivacious Crape Myrtle trees feature incredible frilly flowers for months each summer. These pert trees can be pruned into hedges, or kept groomed into a single trunk tree or multi-stemmed clump.
In recent years, plant breeders have introduced a magnificently dark purple leaf color that is nearly black! The Black Diamond Series is such an incredible contrast against the massive flower displays.
For a very mellow vibe, you can't go wrong with cool-toned Chaste trees. Grace your space with gray-green foliage and heather-blue blooms of Vitex.
Nothing is as elegant as a native Flowering Dogwood tree. Cultivars offer exceptionally dainty form, incredibly rich saturated blooms, colorful textured foliage and fall color.
Widely Adaptable Ornamental Trees
Not all broad-leaved evergreen Magnolias are giants! Gain a lovely ornamental view with Little Gem Magnolia sited for maximum visual impact.
Or try the sweet Little Girl Series of Jane, Betty and Ann. Try Butterflies if you love lively yellow flowers in early summer!
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The incredibly evocative flowers of Cherry Blossom trees create a neighborhood landmark. We offer a myriad of options...sort by Mature Height and Spread to see which choice is right for your space.
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Japanese Maple trees stand apart for their exceptional foliage. We're proud of our online collection of these special small trees...you'll be proud of yours, too!
Cold-Hardy Ornamental Trees
Bold Crabapples are some of the best spring-flowering trees available on the market. Choose your favorite flower color...and fruit color, too!
Crabapples bloom in a cloud of color that can last several weeks. Showy fruits can persist all through the fall and winter seasons.
On some cultivars, shiny fruit may still be hanging on the trees in spring. Migrating birds like Cedar Waxwings and Robins are happy to eat them as they return!
Spectacular blooms, foliage and fall color make Flowering Ornamental Plum make beautiful landscape assets. The fruit of Chickasaw Plum makes it a marvelous wildlife tree, too.
With blooms that rival any other, the burgundy foliage of Krauter Vesuvius Purple Leaf Plum remains a consistent dark accent. Keep it as a focal point in a Secret Garden with Privet Hedge walls...or share it with the world in a lawn planting for the front yard.
Beautiful Tree-Form Shrubs Enliven Your Yard
At various times during the year, we sell popular shrubs that are trained as single stem trees. There is nothing so pretty as a Rose tree or Hydrangea tree with thrilling blooms raised to eye level.
Try a pair of our expertly grown Tree-Form plants on either side of your front door. Rose of Sharon trees are summertime bloom machines.
Even if you rent an apartment, you can grow them as "Thrillers" in hardy outdoor containers. Balcony life has never been prettier!