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Crabapple exceptional fall color and great disease resistance as well. Name: Malus selections Size: From 6 to 30 feet tall and wide, depending on variety Zones: 3-8 Standout Varieties: 'Prairifire' has dark pink flowers, reddish-purple foliage, and great disease resistance; 'Centurion' has rose-pink flowers, an upright shape, and great disease resistance. Pink Flowers, Small Trees, Fall Colors, Crabs Apples, Favorite Small, Crabapple Trees, Dwarfs Trees, Crabappl Trees, Flowers Trees
Flowering Crabapple Japanese flowering crabapples are small to midsized trees ranging in habit from low mounds to upright, narrow, or weeping types. In spring, they are covered with fragrant white, pink, or red flowers, and in fall with small yellow, orange, or red apples. Many have attractive branching that's revealed in winter. Look for newer varieties that are disease resistant and that hold their fruit into the winter
Royal Raindrops Crabapple One of the showiest players in spring landscapes, Royal Raindrops produces fragrant, magenta-pink flowers. After the flower show fades, this upright, spreading tree displays lovely dark purple lobed leaves. In later summer, tiny bright red fruits appear. Then in fall, the foliage changes to a mix of bronze, orange, and purple. The red berries persist through winter, offering snacks for the overwintering birds in your yard.
Royal Raindrops Crabapple. Fragrant, magenta-pink flowers in Spring, then dark purple lobed leaves after flowering. Tiny bright red fruits appear late summer through winter (for birds). Fall foliage changes to bronze, orange and purple. Full sun, well-drained soil. 20' x 15' wide. Zones 4-9.
Flowering crabapple. One of most spectacular flowering trees, one of the briefest shows, generally adaptable but doesnt do well in driest climates. USDA zones: 3 to 9, depending on variety Water requirement: Moderate Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: Up to 25 ft tall & wide--dwarf varieties may be one third that size Growing tips: soil well drained and kept moist. Follow the pruning directions for your specific variety.
Flowering Cherry Tree - Plant flowering cherries where they'll be visible through a window, then enjoy these garden centerpieces in all four seasons. Their graceful weeping branches are laden with pink confetti-like blooms in spring, and the satiny bark shines to best advantage when bare in winter. Many offer wonderful fall foliage to complete the beauty.