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Koelreuteria paniculata - golden-rain tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Koelreuteria paniculata - golden-rain tree

Not many trees bloom in mid or even late summer when all the spring flowering beauties have only leaves. Golden-rain tree is one of the few. In late July/early August upto 30 cm long panicles of small, bright yellow flowers appear on this medium sized tree. The flowers can remain on the tree for as long …

Acer palmatum 'Atrolineare' - Japanese Maple Plants / Trees and Shrubs

Acer palmatum 'Atrolineare' - Japanese Maple

Small, slow, narrow tree whose deeply divided leaves appear string-like. New growth is purple-red. Autumn colors are usually a good yellow. Growth habit is upright, opposed to the dome topped cultivars Red Pigmy and Villa Taranto. Exquisite and unique form of the Japanese Maple. …

Davidia involucrata - dove tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Davidia involucrata - dove tree

This elegant and rather exotic looking tree is still rare in cultivation in Europe. It was believed to have been extinct after the glacial era, however, in late 19th century some specimens were found in Sichuan, China. Dove tree was brought to Britain in 1903 and cultivated as a rarity in some gardens …

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - Japanese Flowering Cherry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - Japanese Flowering Cherry

This is one of the most popular and hardiest ornamental cherry trees available. A vigorous deciduous small to medium-sized tree with an upright habit when young and wider canopy when older. In spring the tree is laden with large double, purplish-pink showy flowers shortly before the bronze foliage appears. …

Amelanchier lamarckii - muchovník lamarckov Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Amelanchier lamarckii - muchovník lamarckov

A very beautiful, small, North American bush or tree that is attractive in all seasons, even in winter when its spreading crown of fine shoots makes a satisfying, dense, shrubby shape. In March the branches erupt with a froth of delicate star-shaped white flowers in lax conical heads, just as the coppery …

Ilex aquifolium - Common Holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex aquifolium - Common Holly

Common holly is a useful evergreen shrub or small tree that can be grown as a specimen tree, clipped bushes or as a hedge. If unpruned it can reach height of 15m and spread 8m. It lives on wide range of soil types - from calcerous to poor and acid but preferably dry, well-drained / light. …

Sorbus cashmiriana 'Chinese lace' - Kashmir rowan Plants / Deciduous Trees

Sorbus cashmiriana 'Chinese lace' - Kashmir rowan

Kashmir used to be a principality in the Himalayas known for its extraordinary shawl wool. It was super soft, warm and expensive. Hence, everything connected with the name Kashmir evoked feeling of exotic beauty and high price. Kashmir rowan is a beautiful tree that, luckily, is not an expensive item. …

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' - Norway maple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' - Norway maple

Crimson King is a majestic looking maple tree for large gardens, parks, and city avenues. Its palmate leaves are dark crimson red, almost black, and glossy, turning orange-red in autumn. In the spring, just as leaves emerge, it flowers profusely with many small yellow flowers, typical for many Norway …

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper Plants / Deciduous Trees

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper, Tree form

Tree form This trumpet creeper is really trained into a small tree. 1 or 2 meter tall trunk with a blooming crown gives this exotic looking plant a new glamour. Beautiful, golden-yellow flowers grow at the ends of new branches. They come out in July and don’t stop till the first frosts. …

Lycium chinense - Chinese Matrimony Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Lycium chinense - Chinese Matrimony

Also known as: Gow kee, Go qi zi, Chinese Wolfberry, Duke of Argyll s Tea Tree. Small 3-foot shrub with edible red berries. Fruits are consumed fresh or dried like raisins. They are also used as an ophthalmic herbal medicine in China and were included more recently in some dietary supplements. The dried …

Viburnum prunifolium - Blackhaw Viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Blackhaw Viburnum

Cedar waxwings, robins, bluebirds, catbirds and many other birds love blackhaw s blue-black fruits, which persist into winter. In spring, the small tree bears white flowers; in fall, its leaves turn red. Tuck blackhaw almost anywhere-it slowly grows to 15-20 ft. tall and 10 wide. Bare-root plant. 3-year-old …

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea

False spirea is a valuable plant for small sized gardens as it quickly fills limited space with mass of beautiful leaves. It is a woody plant spreading with suckers like some perennials. Its leaves are fresh green during summer, pinnate, and look like service-tree leaves but are finer and prettier. When …

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' - sycamore Plants / Deciduous Trees

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' - sycamore

Men usually get mad when women describe colours with expressions like salmon pink, peachy red etc. Well, men, get ready for another hit below the belt: we have a tree whose leaves are SHRIMP pink. Not familiar with that colour? Go to the nearest restaurant and have a prawn-cocktail to see what the fuss …