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.


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 – photos taken in June

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

Cotinus ‘Golden Spirit’

Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)

Fastigate Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’) in November.

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)

X Chitalpa tashkentensis

Sawleaf Zelkova (Zelkova serrata)


Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) (Deciduous)

Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) (Deciduous)

Bald Cypress knees in the water serve to exchange air into the roots otherwise the tree couldn’t survive in the water saturated soil.


Michelia yunnanensis ‘Inspiration’

Hymenosporum flavum

Cork Oak (Quercus suber)

Fruitless Olive (Olea europaea ‘Majestic Beauty’)

Dwarf Olive (Olea europaea ‘Little Ollie’)

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