Plant Types / Trees
- Cactus - Succulents
- Ornamental Grasses
- Abies - Firs
- Acer - Maples
- Betula - Birches
- Callicarpa - Beautyberries
- Ceanothus - California Lilac
- Cedrus - Cedars
- Cercis - Redbuds
- Chamaecyparis - False Cypress
- Cornus - Dogwoods
- Corylopsis - Winterhazels
- Cotinus - Smoke Trees
- Diospyros - Persimmons
- Fagus - Beeches
- Ginkgo - Maidenhair Trees
- Hypericum - St John's Wort
- Ilex - Hollies
- Juniperus - Junipers
- Larix - Larches
- Leucospermum - Pincushions
- Ligustrum - Privets
- Malus - Apples
- Malus - Crabapples
- Metasequoia - Dawn Redwoods
- Picea - Spruces
- Pinus - Pines
- Prunus - Flowering Trees
- Prunus - Fruit Trees
- Pyrus - Pears
- Quercus - Oaks
- Rhus - Sumacs
- Salix - Willows
- Sambucus - Elder
- Sorbus - Mountain Ash
- Syringa - Lilacs
- Taxus - Yews
- Vaccinium - Blueberries
Among the most permanent plants in the landscape, trees are the biggest and most enduring plants you can grow - and also the most expensive. Therefore, selecting the right tree is very important. Find beautiful, low-maintenance, pest- and disease-resistant trees that will provide four-season interest, color, and beauty to your landscape or small garden.
Magnolia 'Ivory Chalice' is a large deciduous shrub or small tree with exquisite, upright, chalice-shaped, ivory flowers, 6 in. across (15 cm), in late winter or early spring. Fragrant, the blooms appear on naked branches, before the leaves unfurl.
Perfect for small gardens, Magnolia 'Pinkie' is a compact, multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with abundant blossoms in mid to late spring. It produces masses of large, cup-shaped flowers, 7-8 in. across (18 cm), with up to 9-12 broad tepals, reddish-purple at their base fading to pale pink at their tips and white on the inside.
Magnolia 'Solar Flair' is a deciduous tree with masses of upright, deep yellow flowers in early spring. Each luminous flower, 5 in. across (13 cm), is tinged rosy-pink at the base. The blooms are borne on leafless branches, since they emerge before the new leaves begin to unfurl.
Incredibly beautiful, award-winning Magnolia 'Star Wars' is a small deciduous tree or large shrub adorned with a profusion of huge, fragrant, rosy-pink flowers in mid to late spring. Each blossom, up to 11 in. across (28 cm), counts 12 tepals that splay out gracefully as the flower matures.
Offering a rich color blend, Magnolia 'Sunsation' is a deciduous tree with masses of upright, golden yellow flowers with a rosy-purple blushed base in mid to late spring. Each sunny flower is quite large, 7 in. across (17 cm). The blooms are borne on leafless branches, as they emerge before the new leaves begin to unfurl.
Perfect for small gardens, Magnolia 'Susan' is a slow-growing deciduous shrub or small tree with fragrant reddish-purple flowers in mid to late spring. Narrow goblet-shaped, the blossoms, up to 5 in. across (12 cm), count 6 slightly twisted tepals, purple-red on the outside and paler inside.
One of the darkest red Magnolias, 'Vulcan' is a striking deciduous shrub or small, elegant tree with rich, ruby-red flowers. Blooming in early or mid spring before the foliage emerges, the magnificent, cup-and-saucer-shaped blossoms are huge, 10-12 in. across (25-30 cm), heavily-textured and create one of the most beautiful sights when in bloom.
Regarded as one of the best yellow-flowered Magnolias, Magnolia 'Yellow Bird' is an upright, conical to pyramidal, deciduous shrub or tree of breathtaking beauty when in full bloom. Masses of goblet-shaped, lemon-yellow flowers, 3 in. across (7 cm), appear in late spring as the new leaves emerge.
Hardy and incredibly pretty, Magnolia denudata 'Forrest's Pink' is a small deciduous tree with exquisite, bubble gum pink flowers, flushed deeper pink at the base of their tepals. Upright and cup-shaped when borne, the fragrant flowers, 4-8 in. long (10-20 cm), gracefully open their 9-11 tepals as they mature, resembling lilies.
A new variety from China, Magnolia denudata 'Yellow River' also known as 'Fei Huang', is a small deciduous tree with exquisite, sweetly fragrant, buttery-yellow flowers. Upright and goblet-shaped when borne, the large flowers, 6 in. long (15 cm), gracefully open their tepals as they mature, resembling lilies.
Regarded as one of the most beautiful Magnolias, award-winning Magnolia denudata, also called Yulan Magnolia or Lily Tree, is a large deciduous shrub or small tree whose exquisite flowers were a gift worthy of an emperor in ancient China.
Perfect for small gardens, Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra' is a spreading deciduous shrub or small deciduous tree of rounded habit with deep lustrous green leaves and slightly fragrant, dark reddish-purple flowers in late spring. Narrowly tulip-shaped, the upright blossoms, up to 5 in. long (12 cm), count 9-18 tepals, purple-red on the outside, opening to reveal pale purple insides.
Extremely floriferous and widely popular, award-winning Magnolia salicifolia 'Wada's Memory' is a medium-sized deciduous tree of spectacular beauty when in full bloom. Produced in profusion in early to mid spring, the scented, semi-double white blossoms are tulip-shaped, upward-facing and quite large, 7 in. across (17 cm).
Native to Japan, Magnolia salicifolia, also known as Anise Magnolia or Willow-Leafed Magnolia, is a medium-sized deciduous tree with scented, white flowers in early spring. Each blossom, 3-6 in. across (8-15 cm), counts 6 spreading tepals which sometimes display a tinge of pink at their base, adding to the beauty of the bloom.
Award-winning Magnolia sprengeri var. diva 'Copeland Court' is a small, spreading, deciduous tree with goblet-shaped, rich sugar pink flowers. Blooming in mid spring before the foliage emerges, the magnificent, blossoms are opulent, large, 8 in. across (20 cm), and create one of the most breathtaking sights when in bloom.
Magnolia sprengeri var. diva 'Diva' is an elegant deciduous shrub or small tree with strongly fragrant, saucer-shaped, deep rose-pink flowers. Blooming in early to mid spring before the foliage emerges, the magnificent, blossoms are opulent, large, 6-8 in. across (15-20 cm), and create one of the most breathtaking sights when in bloom.
A charming, compact form of the Star Magnolia, award-winning Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star' is a large, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub or small tree of great popularity. Opening from pale pink buds, masses of exceptionally large, pure white flowers, 6 in. across (15 cm), with a slight touch of pink appear in early spring.
Prized for its fragrant flowers, showy conelike fruit, handsome foliage, and smooth gray bark, Magnolia virginiana (Sweet Bay Magnolia) can be grown as a graceful, slender tree or as a multi-stemmed shrub. Evergreen to semi-evergreen in mild climates, the foliage of lanceolate shiny green leaves glimmers in the wind as a result of their silvery undersides.
Slow-growing and very floriferous, Magnolia x loebneri 'Encore' is a medium to large deciduous shrub or small tree of remarkable beauty when in full bloom. Opening from soft pink buds, the fragrant white flowers are adorned with a delicate pink tinge inside their 20-25 tepals. Interestingly, the flowers are grouped with up to 4 of them at the tip of the branches, increasing the floral display.
VVigorous and very free-flowering, award-winning Magnolia × loebneri 'Merrill' is an outstanding small deciduous tree. In early to mid spring, masses of large white flowers, 4 in. across (10 cm), appear before the foliage of oblong leaves unfurl. Each fragrant blossom is packed with 15 broad tepals which are delicately blushed with pink at their base.
One of the most popular deciduous Magnolias, Magnolia x soulangeana 'Alba Superba' (Saucer Magnolia) is an upright shrub or small tree with huge, fragrant, pure white, tulip-shaped flowers, which are beautifully flushed purple-pink at their base.