Trees create the ambience of a garden. They provide shade to cool off the day and provide color in their flowers, seeds and fall foliage. Without trees a garden would not have a feeling of space or protection.

Deciduous Trees

Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata)

This is a dwarf variety of the Smoke Tree (Cotinus coggygria ‘Young Lady’). You can see the seeds in the “smoke

Smoke tree (Cotinus coggygria ‘Grace’) Photo taken in May.

Smoke Tree (Cotinus coggygria ‘Grace’) Photos taken in November.

Cotinus ‘Golden Spirit’

Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)

Fastigate Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’)

Columnar Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum ‘Armstrong’

Camperdown Elm (Ulmus glabra camperdownii)

European Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Japanese Flowering Cherry (Prunus yedoensis ‘Akebono’

Prunus autumnalis

Double Weeping Cherry (Prunus subhirtella ‘Pendula Plena Rosea’)

Crabapple (Malus ‘Strawberry Parfait’)

Mimosa, Silk Tree (Albizzia julibrissen)

Sourwood (Oxydendrom arboreum)

Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus)

Crepe Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)

Lagerstroemia ‘Raspberry Dazzler’ This a dwarf Crepe Myrtle – 6′-8′ tall

Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica)

Yellow Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Frisia’

Korean Dogwood (Cornus kousa) has edible fruit.

Red Maple (Acer rubrum)

Hackberry (Celtis sinensis)

Fringe Tree (Chionanthus retusus)

Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia)

Sawleaf Zelkova (Zelkova serrata)


Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) (Deciduous)

Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) (Deciduous)


Michelia yunnanensis ‘Inspiration’

Hymenosporum flavum

Cork Oak (Quercus suber)

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