This deep purple foliage tree has an oval canopy, that can withstand the heat.
Quick growing, tends to hold its tight pyramidal shape slightly better than many Cryptomeria. Blue green foliage becomes slightly bronze green in winter. Cryptomerias rarely go unnoticed in the landscape due to their combination of form, texture and color.
Native to the eastern U.S., and very long-lived in the landscape. Plants can easily be over 100 years old. Ultimately the tree can be wider than it is tall with fantastic twisting branches, some of which hug the ground. A specimen beech is something to marvel at.
Deeply cut leaves are unlike any other beech and give the tree a willowy appearance. Many gardeners are surprised this tree is a beech because leaves are so different from the species, but silvery-gray trunk is a dead giveaway. Graceful and majestic.
Tight columnar growth habit combined with deep purple leaves makes for a very unique tree. Works well close to buildings, or as a tree hedge. This is the kind of tree that even the disinterested passer by will take notice of. Very unique.
Very tight columnar form through middle age, somewhat looser at maturity. All the wonderful attributes of the species are retained – beautiful glossy textured leaves, wonderful silvery-gray bark, golden brown fall color.
Wonderful tree with numerous cascading branches spilling out of a central leader. Predominant foliage color is purple but bronze and green tones are evident through the growing season. Tight habit and relatively slow growth make this a great rock garden plant that also works well close to buildings.
A striking addition to the landscape this massive ornamental tree is best known for the dark purple leaves in spring through mid-summer. Leaves change to a bronze color by late summer. A great park, shade or lawn tree that stands out particularly well against a green backdrop.
Another striking purple leaf beech. Deep purple leaves hold their color through early summer and fade to a purplish-green by mid-summer. Magnificent specimen tree, wonderful when planted by itself so nothing else detracts from or gets in the way. Strikingly beautiful.
This vibrant pink flowering plant can withstand cold temperatures, however, not as tough as Natchez. It has beautiful multi colored peeling bark, and blooms that will stay through the heat of the summer.
Royal Star is modest in height, but quite dramatic in bloom. Relatively small by Magnolia standards it remains taller than it is wide, which makes it a better choice close to structures, walkways, etc.. Bright clusters of white flowers.
Profuse bloomer in spring, a mass of double rosy-pink clusters of blooms. Ornamental bark, great fall color. First branches start at 6 feet up the trunk – which allows people to walk under the canopy and gives mowers closer access to trunk area.
Profuse bloomer in spring, a mass of double rosy-pink clusters of blooms. Ornamental bark, great fall color. Makes a great screening plant, lawn or park tree.
Best known for flowering in both the spring and fall. Wonderful arching branches and delicate airy foliage. Very hardy.
Very popular, widely planted but never fails to amaze. A weeping fountain of double pink blooms. Great foliage and weeping habit give ornamental value throughout the growing season.
Dramatic pyramidal tree with soft, light green needles. Bald Cypress are deciduous and the needles turn an eye-catching rust brown in fall. Beautiful bark. Great specimen tree, excellent street or park tree.
A handsome pyramidal evergreen with yellow tips that take on a rust hue in fall. Deer resistant which is unusual for an arborvitae. Tight form allows it to be planted close to structures. Good small specimen, but with width, to make a great hedge.