Lilac (Peking 'China Snow')
The flowers are pleasing and the bark is sensational, especially in winter when we're all looking for that eye candy in the garden. The reddish bark is reminiscent of the Paperbark Maple and...
Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow'
Locust ('Twisty Baby')
A great conversation piece. Twisty Baby is a mostly sterile cultivar of the native Black Locust that inhabits abandoned fields and disturbed sites of Appalachia. The foliage is a striking gr...
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady'
This is a handsome, yet little known and used tree. The foliage emerges a unique blue-green, maturing to a rich dark green. The spike-like clusters of white flowers bloom midsummer when few...
A very well mannered and adaptable medium-sized tree that that matures at about 40’ high and 25' wide. The flowers are very pleasing in a gentle sort of way. The foliage is sensational with...
Magnolia x ‘Elizabeth’
Magnolia, Sweetbay 'Moonglow'
There's nothing quite like the lemon scent of the blooming sweetbay blossoms on an early summer evening. The creamcolored flowers, while very attractive individually, do not appear in large...
Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’
Maple (Japanese 'Tamakeyama')
Tamakeyama is a cutleaf or 'dissectum' Japanese Maple with individual leaf lobes separated from each other. Weeping habit, red foliage and small size maturing only to 4-6' in height. A popul...
Acer palmatum 'Tamakeyama')
A small tree that's little known and rarely used.
Manchurian Maple is a trifoliate maple, closely related to the Paperbark Maple. Manchurian Maple has pleasing bark. The Paperbark even more...
The Painted Maple is a lovely medium-sized tree with attractive foliage and elegant form. The red new growth contrasts beautifully with a backdrop of dark green leaves at times through the g...
Medium green to blue-green foliage
Burgundy-red exfoliating bark
Tolerant of tough soils and urban conditions
Slow growing to 30'
This tree is hardie...
A tough, medium-sizes beauty that tolerates urban conditions quite well. Shantung Maple can have a burst of Reddish new growth accented by the green older growth. This trait, however, is var...