Trees - Ornamental

Frans Fontaine Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine')
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Description:A stately specimen of a tree with excellent form and few troubles; columnar habit makes it great for smaller landscapes; takes pruning very well and can make a fantastic hedge; choice cultivars are available in some very creative shapes and formsOrnamental Features:Frans Fontaine Hornbeam has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Frans Fontaine Hornbeam is a dense deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.Frans Fontaine Hornbeam is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent...
Description:A stately specimen of a tree with excellent form and few troubles; columnar habit makes it great for smaller landscapes;...
Butterflies Magnolia (Magnolia 'Butterflies')
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Description:An exquisitely beautiful magnolia whose flowers are among the truest yellow of all hybrids; a small tree or large shrub with a neatly pyramidal form and large relatively coarse leaves, flowers appear before the foliage; an ideal landscape or garden accentOrnamental Features:Butterflies Magnolia is covered in stunning fragrant yellow cup-shaped flowers held atop the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The large pointy leaves turn coppery-bronze in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Butterflies Magnolia is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.Butterflies Magnolia is recommended for the following landscape applications;...
Description:An exquisitely beautiful magnolia whose flowers are among the truest yellow of all hybrids; a small tree or large shrub...
Royal Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star')
$39.99
Description:An ideal accent tree for smaller home landscapes, features extremely fragrant star-shaped snow-white flowers in early spring, compact, upright growing and multi-stemmed, fast growing; considered the hardiest magnolia of allOrnamental Features:Royal Star Magnolia is smothered in stunning fragrant white star-shaped flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn coppery-bronze in fall. The fruits are showy pink pods displayed in early fall.Landscape Attributes:Royal Star Magnolia is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer don't particularly care for this...
Description:An ideal accent tree for smaller home landscapes, features extremely fragrant star-shaped snow-white flowers in early spring, compact, upright growing...
Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida 'Cherokee Brave')
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Description:A highly desirable ornamental tree which is absolutely blanketed in rich red flowers that fade to white in the centers in spring, attractive tiered habit as well; an extremely fussy tree that requires rich, well-drained acidic soil and adequate moistureOrnamental Features:Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood features showy clusters of crimson flowers with white centers held atop the branches in mid spring. It has forest green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall. It produces red berries from early to late fall. The warty gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous tree with a stunning habit of growth which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively...
Description:A highly desirable ornamental tree which is absolutely blanketed in rich red flowers that fade to white in the centers...
Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)
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Description:A truly special plant for northern landscapes, valued for its almost "oriental" horizontal branching habit; white flowers in spring, blue berries and purple fall color; quite fussy, needs a cool, moist site with afternoon shade, also prefers acidic soilOrnamental Features:Pagoda Dogwood has clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers held atop the branches in late spring. It has emerald green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. It produces navy blue berries in mid summer.Landscape Attributes:Pagoda Dogwood is an open multi-stemmed deciduous tree with a stunning habit of growth which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. It is a good choice for...
Description:A truly special plant for northern landscapes, valued for its almost "oriental" horizontal branching habit; white flowers in spring, blue...
Vanilla Twist® Weeping Redbud (Cercis canadensis 'Vanilla Twist')
$199.00
Description:A captivating small tree, with very showy white flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; chartreuse foliage emerges, maturing to light green; a great weeping ornamental tree for specimen use in the landscapeOrnamental Features:Vanilla Twist® Weeping Redbud is clothed in stunning white pea-like flowers along the branches from early to mid spring, which emerge from distinctive buttery yellow flower buds before the leaves. It has attractive light green foliage which emerges chartreuse in spring. The heart-shaped leaves are highly ornamental and turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Vanilla Twist® Weeping Redbud is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers....
Description:A captivating small tree, with very showy white flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; chartreuse foliage emerges,...
Crimson Sentry Norway Maple (Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry')
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Description:A tall, narrow to tightly oval shade tree with rich purple foliage throughout the season; because of its prominence in terms of both color and form, it's best used as a feature accent for smaller landscapes, also makes a stunning tall screenOrnamental Features:Crimson Sentry Norway Maple has attractive burgundy foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding deep purple in the fall. It is clothed in stunning corymbs of lemon yellow flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Crimson Sentry Norway Maple is a dense deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no...
Description:A tall, narrow to tightly oval shade tree with rich purple foliage throughout the season; because of its prominence in...
Tamukeyama Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Tamukeyama')
$129.00
Description:An incredibly artistic accent plant for the garden, featuring lacy foliage that emerges a beautiful crimson-red and fades to a purple-green in summer, turning stunning fiery shades of color in fall; best planted in a sheltered locationOrnamental Features:Tamukeyama Japanese Maple has attractive burgundy foliage which emerges crimson in spring. The deeply cut ferny palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding red in the fall. It features subtle corymbs of red flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring before the leaves. It produces red samaras from early to mid fall. The rough gray bark and red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Tamukeyama Japanese Maple is an open deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a more or less rounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.This...
Description:An incredibly artistic accent plant for the garden, featuring lacy foliage that emerges a beautiful crimson-red and fades to a...
Crimson Queen Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen')
$79.00
Description:A popular high quality small tree with rich deep purple foliage all season long and spectacular fall color in various shades of red and orange, compact and artistic growth habit; demands a place of emminence in the gardenOrnamental Features:Crimson Queen Japanese Maple has attractive deep purple foliage which emerges crimson in spring. The deeply cut ferny palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn outstanding shades of scarlet and orange in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Crimson Queen Japanese Maple is an open multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in...
Description:A popular high quality small tree with rich deep purple foliage all season long and spectacular fall color in various...
Green Vase Zelkova (Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase')
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Description:A close relative of the elm, a tall, upright shade tree with a vase-shaped habit, interesting peeling bark and reliable fall color; low maintenance and trouble-free, an excellent choice for street plantings or larger landscapesOrnamental Features:Green Vase Zelkova has forest green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding coppery-bronze in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Green Vase Zelkova is a deciduous tree with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.Green Vase Zelkova is recommended for the following landscape applications;Shade
Description:A close relative of the elm, a tall, upright shade tree with a vase-shaped habit, interesting peeling bark and reliable...
Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)
$149.00
Description:An interesting tall, pyramidal deciduous conifer characteristic of the South but actually quite hardy; narrow bright green leaves turn golden brown in fall, a broad trunk and odd knee-like protrusions at the base when grown in standing water; adaptableOrnamental Features:Baldcypress has emerald green foliage throughout the season. The ferny bipinnately compound leaves turn an outstanding orange in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The shaggy indian red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Baldcypress is a deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and...
Description:An interesting tall, pyramidal deciduous conifer characteristic of the South but actually quite hardy; narrow bright green leaves turn golden...
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk')
$149.00
Description:A first rate accent tree adorned with frothy upright panicles of creamy white flowers in early summer; interesting steel-gray bark and a dense, upright habit, an ideal choice for small home landscapes; needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac features showy plumes of fragrant creamy white flowers rising above the foliage from late spring to early summer. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be...
Description:A first rate accent tree adorned with frothy upright panicles of creamy white flowers in early summer; interesting steel-gray bark...
Dwarf Korean Lilac (Syringa meyeri 'Palibin')
$29.99
Description:A beautiful and popular shrub with numerous attributes; striking spikes of fragrant lilac-pink flowers in late spring, small rounded foliage and a uniform compact shape; neat and tidy, an extremely versatile garden shrub; full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Dwarf Korean Lilac is smothered in stunning panicles of fragrant lilac purple flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring, which emerge from distinctive violet flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The small pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Dwarf Korean Lilac is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the...
Description:A beautiful and popular shrub with numerous attributes; striking spikes of fragrant lilac-pink flowers in late spring, small rounded foliage...
Common Sassafras(Sassafras )
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Description:Key Attributes: Height: 40-50 Feet Tall Spread: 30 Feet Wide Color: yellow fall color Sun / Shade: Part Sun Shade
Description:Key Attributes: Height: 40-50 Feet Tall Spread: 30 Feet Wide Color: yellow fall color Sun / Shade: Part Sun Shade...
Tricolor Willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki')
$39.99
Description:One of the showiest of shrubs for foliage color, new growth emerges soft pink and white, literally bathing the plant with color in spring, fades to white variegation in summer; should be pruned every winter for maximum effect; tough and adaptableOrnamental Features:Tricolor Willow has attractive white-variegated deciduous green foliage with hints of pink which emerges pink in spring. The narrow leaves are highly ornamental but do not develop any appreciable fall color. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Tricolor Willow is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat...
Description:One of the showiest of shrubs for foliage color, new growth emerges soft pink and white, literally bathing the plant...
Weeping Pussy Willow (Salix caprea 'Pendula')
$149.00
Description:A unique weeping garden accent shrub, typically grafted onto a standard from where it weeps strongly downward, large fuzzy catkins are extremely showy in late winter; use only as a solitary in the garden to draw attentionOrnamental Features:Weeping Pussy Willow features delicate tan catkins along the branches from late winter to early spring before the leaves. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Weeping Pussy Willow is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware...
Description:A unique weeping garden accent shrub, typically grafted onto a standard from where it weeps strongly downward, large fuzzy catkins...
Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba 'Tristis')
$149.00
Description:A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches, stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to achieve its best form; tends to drop branchlets, aggressive root system, so do not plant near homesOrnamental Features:Golden Weeping Willow has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The furrowed brown bark and gold branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Golden Weeping Willow is a dense deciduous tree with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;Golden...
Description:A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches, stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to...
Purple Robe Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia 'Purple Robe')
$79.00
Description:A round-headed shade tree with highly fragrant and very attractive chains of deep pink flowers in spring; extremely adaptable, performs well in poor soils; more compact than the species, ideal as an accent tree for home landscapesOrnamental Features:Purple Robe Locust has chains of fragrant rose pea-like flowers with yellow eyes hanging below the branches in late spring. It has bluish-green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The oval pinnately compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Purple Robe Locust is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone...
Description:A round-headed shade tree with highly fragrant and very attractive chains of deep pink flowers in spring; extremely adaptable, performs...
Chanticleer Ornamental Pear (Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer')
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Description:A tall and narrowly upright accent tree covered in attractive white flowers in spring followed by small inedible fruit, good fall color, very ornamental, symmetrical form makes for a prominent vertical accent; resistant to fireblightOrnamental Features:Chanticleer Ornamental Pear is clothed in stunning clusters of white flowers with purple anthers along the branches in mid spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy heart-shaped leaves turn an outstanding deep purple in the fall. The fruits are showy yellow pomes displayed in late summer.Landscape Attributes:Chanticleer Ornamental Pear is a dense deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat...
Description:A tall and narrowly upright accent tree covered in attractive white flowers in spring followed by small inedible fruit, good...
Yoshino Cherry (Prunus x yedoensis)
$149.00
Description:An upright tree, with an arching spread, covered in early spring with white flowers lightly blushed with pink; yellow fall color with a hint of bronze; black fruits are bitter but loved by birds; an extraordinary landscape accentOrnamental Features:Yoshino Cherry features showy clusters of fragrant white flowers with shell pink overtones along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up. The smooth brown bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Yoshino Cherry is a deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or...
Description:An upright tree, with an arching spread, covered in early spring with white flowers lightly blushed with pink; yellow fall...
Pink Weeping Higan Cherry (Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula Rosea')
$149.00
Description:One of the most memorable of all accent trees, this stunning beauty has a graceful, weeping habit of growth, with clouds of showy single pink flowers in spring before the leaves, colorful bark and good fall color; needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Pink Weeping Higan Cherry is draped in stunning clusters of fragrant shell pink flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy black drupes displayed in early fall. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Pink Weeping Higan Cherry is a deciduous tree with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective...
Description:One of the most memorable of all accent trees, this stunning beauty has a graceful, weeping habit of growth, with...
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Description:Dark pink buds open to soft pink, semi-double flowers in early spring, before leaves appear. Usually fruitless.Key Attributes: Height: 25 Feet Tall Spread: 20-30 Feet Wide Color: pink flower Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Dark pink buds open to soft pink, semi-double flowers in early spring, before leaves appear. Usually fruitless.Key Attributes: Height: 25...
Snow Fountains Yoshino Cherry (Prunus 'Snow Fountains')
$129.00
Description:A breathtaking new garden accent shrub with an abundance of snowy white flowers in early spring on a gracefully weeping and arching plant; merits use as a solitary where it can be appreciated, requires some training; needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Snow Fountains Yoshino Cherry is draped in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive shell pink flower buds before the leaves. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. The fruits are showy black drupes displayed in early fall. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Snow Fountains Yoshino Cherry is a deciduous dwarf tree with a strong central leader and a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer...
Description:A breathtaking new garden accent shrub with an abundance of snowy white flowers in early spring on a gracefully weeping...
Kwanzan Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan')
$149.00
Description:Arguably the most popular of the Japanese cherries, this outstanding selection is covered in showy double pink flowers in early spring before the leaves; stunning bronze bark, good fall color, very shapely; needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Kwanzan Flowering Cherry is bathed in stunning clusters of fragrant rose flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive cherry red flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage which emerges coppery-bronze in spring. The serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding orange in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Kwanzan Flowering Cherry is a deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a high maintenance tree...
Description:Arguably the most popular of the Japanese cherries, this outstanding selection is covered in showy double pink flowers in early...