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Landscape Shrubs & Trees

Foliage, shapes, and color are the foundational structure of a well planned garden. The plants on this board are great choices for establishing a foundation when planning a well designed garden.

Photo of Trumpet Vine grown as a tree. A 6x6 post cemented in the ground to support it, keep them at about 6ft. high. In the fall cut the side branching arms to about 12 inches. the main trunks are kept intact.

"Paperbark Cherry" tree (Prunus serrula) Washington Arboretum, Seattle

Mexican Flowering Dogwood. Cornus florida urbiniana. a.k.a. Magic Dogwood. An exotic Mexican variant of the more common Flowering Dogwood.

Hydrangea aspera ‘Plum Passion’ is a recent introduction from Dan Hinkley/Monrovia Nursery. Pinner wrote: "I was very very very excited when Dan emailed me a photo of the original cuttings he took of this selection. Now it thrives in my woodland garden in Langley.Nobody thought it would be hardy, but it sure is. The purple-tinged new foliage is a knockout ! In only two years it has reached 6′ x 6′ . It seems very happy in semi-shade and moist soil."

WEIGELA 'Midnight Wine' A Paradise Garden Five Star Shrub A marvelous low mounding, dwarf version of 'Wine Roses'. Dark burgundy-purple foliage and pink flowers. Perfect for the front of the border.

Paradise Garden - WEIGELA 'Midnight Wine' - Shrub - Shrubs

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Acer campestre - white variegated maple

Acer campestre Carnival

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Beautiful Dogwood Varieties

Dogwood Shrubs - The Most Beautiful Dogwood Varieties

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Fothergilla - A wonderful but underused shade-loving shrub, fothergilla offers blue-green foliage in spring and summer. Its leaves reveal warm shades of gold and orange in fall. And fothergilla has honey-scented springtime flowers to boot.

Top Trees and Shrubs for Fall Color

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Prunus triloba (Flowering Almond Shrub).Hardy to Zone 5

Prunus triloba - Plants - gardenersworld.com

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Hydrangea Little Lamb - Perfect long-flowering hedge plant for shade! Great with Ornamental Grasses, Sedums, KnockOut Roses. -** front yard landscape **

Gulf stream plant | Nandina Gulf Stream Assorted sizes

Nandina Gulf Stream Assorted sizes

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Dwarf Korean Lilac (tree form) is smothered in stunning panicles of fragrant lilac purple flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring, which emerge from distinctive violet flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The small pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.

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Weeping PussyWillow A nice weeping form of pussy willow that is trained on a standard to produce a small umbrella-like tree. Silvery catkins appear in late winter or early spring. Grows 4-6’ tall by 6-8’ wide. A nice weeping form of pussy willow that is trained on a standard to produce a small umbrella-like tree. Silvery catkins appear in late winter or early spring. Grows 4-6’ tall by 6-8’ wide.

ORNAMENTAL/SHADE TREES | Morden Nurseries and Garden Center

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Flowering Western Redbud tree (Cercis occidentalis) in Southern California, drought tolerant native plant garden