This thornless tree bears exceptionally large, single bright red flowers with a star-shaped white area in the center of each bloom. Resistant to leaf spot diseases, it provides a second colorful display in fall when covered with glossy red fruit which persists into winter.
This small, spreading tree deserves more attention for its beautiful, somewhat irregular branching pattern. The spreading habit, early bloom, finely textured foliage, and bright red fruits are valuable assets. It also exhibits good resistance to cedar apple rust.
This small thornless tree has an abundance of single white flowers in spring, followed by equally abundant dark red fruit. Disease resistant, it also has attractive silver gray bark. A Lake County 'ZAM' Introduction.
This graceful small tree has pale yellow flowers in May, followed by blue-black fruit, and the leaves turn a beautiful maroon red in the fall. Branches grow in irregular tiers, forming a somewhat horizontal, layered look to the plant. Nebraska Statewide Arboretums' GreatPlants® 2000 Winner. Pot or plant under conditions of high humidity until growth is established.
This marvelous pagoda dogwood in a tree form, offers foliage of bright golden yellow, marked with dark green at the center of each leaf. A spectacular show in spring, when the leaves first unfurl, fragrant white blooms flower in early summer. Some blue-black berries appear in autumn, attracting songbirds. A tree with multi-season interest, not to be missed. Plant in areas with filtered light or morning sun and afternoon shade. Own root.
This slow-growing native is especially beautiful in spring when profuse white blooms appear before foliage. Dark blue fruit follows later in the summer. Tolerant of city conditions, including pollution, it prefers deep, moist, fertile, acid soils and full to part sun. 2006 Plants of Merit®.
This tremendously popular tree offers white blossoms in spring, followed by showy, sweet purplish-black fruit. Heavily branched, the tree has an interesting spreading branch pattern, and attractive light gray bark. The brilliant fall leaves are quite persistent. Own root.
Now available in tree form. Fragrant white flowers bloom in May, followed by clusters of large, edible, dark purple-black berries which persist through the season. The leaves are dark, glossy green all season long and put on an incredible fall color show of red and purple. Does well in full sun to part shade and is tolerant of most soil types. Multi-season attributes will highlight any landscape.
This small, multi-stemmed tree blooms in early spring with white flower clusters, followed by edible, purplish-blue fruit later in the season. This tree is perfect for naturalistic plantings, especially when mixed with evergreens, to attract birds and wildlife all year round.
A National Arboretum introduction with deep green foliage and dense, compact habit of growth. Abundant, yellow-white inflorescenses in spring followed by brilliant red fruit in fall that advances to black. Tolerant of hot, dry locations.
A compact selection with showy snowball-like flower clusters in spring. Small, thick-quilted deep green foliage throughout summer, turns to burgundy in fall. Nice hedge or accent plant. A Lake County 'ZAM' introduction.
A selected compact strain of V. opulus. Single white flowers in April and May followed by showy, scarlet fruit which hangs on until spring. Excellent in mass plantings. More spreading than V. trilobum 'Compactum'.
A Chicagoland Grows® introduction. Selected for its attractive glossy, deep green foliage and upright, rounded habit. Creamy white flowers cover the plant in mid to late June. Excellent pest and disease resistance. Similar in other respects to the species.
U.S. National Arboretum introduction, selected for its compact growth. Creamy white, flat-topped flowers cover the plant in late April or early May, followed by orange-red fruit in early July lasting a month before turning black in fall. Makes a nice hedge. Resistant to bacterial leaf spot.
Red Feather® gets its name from the two-tone new growth, maroon and green, that resembles the feathers at the base of an arrow. In mid to late June, the 2-5" white flowers appear and are followed by blue-black berries in autumn. The berries are very attractive against the backdrop of red-purple fall foliage. Prefers well-drained soil and sun to partial shade.