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Fringetrees are the perfect trees for residential and street plantings. From its fragrant white flowers borne in airy, drooping clusters (4 inches long) in early spring to its wide shiny green leaves that turn golden-yellow in fall, it's a real showstopper! And once the weather turns cold, you'll have another wave of beauty, as birds are drawn to the dark blue fruits in early fall and the exfoliating gray-brown winter bark holds your interest until spring, when the whole wonderful display…

from Washington Post

A leafless holly for winter

Well, it's not exactly a bloom....but the deciduous holly Sparkleberry, ablaze in berries after the leaves have fallen. photo by Adrian Higgins The @Washington Post

ornamental trees. Ruby Lace Honey Locust (Gleditsia Ruby Lace). Foliage: Deciduous broadleaf, attractive, hardy. 15-25 ft tall, medium growth rate, Spread: 25 ft, Flowers: yellow/green May-June, extremely fragrant...attracts many honey bees! Fruit: not usually seen on thornless varieties. 4b-9, full sun, Soil: Sandy, loam, or clay (versatile!) Tolerates: salty soil, sea spray, drought, poor soils. Spring leaves ruby, to copper colored in summer.