Categories Class C

Japanese Lilac tree

(Syringa reticulata) 20-30ft height and 15-25ft spread at maturity Plant in full sun Produces very fragrant, showy white blooms in late spring and has attractive bark Attracts pollinator insects ... Continue reading →

Star Magnolia

(Magnolia stellata) 15-20ft height and 10-15ft spread at maturity Medium-fast growth rate Plant in full sun/partial shade; flowers best in full sun Produces an abundance of showy flowers in early-to-late spring ... Continue reading →

Fringe tree

(Chionanthus virginicus) 12-20ft height and spread at maturity Plant in full sun/partial shade Good urban tree; tolerates air pollution Slightly fragrant, spring-blooming flowers; produces clusters of olive-like fruits in summer – great source of food for wildlife Vibrant yellow leaves ... Continue reading →

Kousa dogwood

(Cornus kousa) 15-25ft height and 25ft spread at maturity Slow/medium growth rate Plant in full sun/partial shade Flowers in May/June and foliage turns rich colors (scarlet and purple) in autumn Produces pink/red fruit that attracts songbirds ... Continue reading →

PAPERBARK MAPLE

(Acer griseum) Typically grows to 15-25ft, can grow up to 40ft Plant in area of full sun/partial shade Slow growth rate Attractive cinnamon-colored ‘papery’ bark, good fall foliage color Maintenance level: Low ... Continue reading →

SERVICEBERRY

(Amelanchier arborea) 15-25ft height and spread at maturity Medium growth rate Plant in area of full sun/partial shade Blooms delicate white flowers in March/April; produces edible berry-like fruit in summer Red and gold fall foliage Maintenance level: Low ... Continue reading →

Eastern Redbud

(Cercis canadensis) Varieties include: ‘Pink Pom Poms’, ‘Appalachian Red’, ‘Rising Sun’ 20-30ft height, 25-35ft spread at maturity Medium growth rate Plant in full sun/partial shade Heart-shaped leaves; bright pink/purple flowers in early spring; produces long, brown seed pods Maintenance level: ... Continue reading →