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  • May Day Tree

    This tree blooms in the first part of May, with fragrant white flowers in slender drooping clusters. One of the first trees to leaf out in spring, it has dark green foliage that turns yellow to red as autumn arrives.

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  • Northern Belle Sweetbay Magnolia

    'Northern Belle' Sweetbay Magnolia has larger than normal, fragrant, creamy white flowers that appear in June and July. Evergreen foliage and excellent cold tolerance make 'Northern Belle' an exceptional Sweetbay Magnolia. Attractive red fruit has orange seeds in fall.

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  • Ann Magnolia

    The 'Ann' magnolia tree is a member of the Little Girl series from the National Arboretum. 'Ann' was selected especially for its late bloom (mid-April to early May) avoiding the hazards of late frost. It has lightly scented red-purple, 7-9" flowers that emerge from beautifully tapered buds. Best grown in normal garden soil and full sun.

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  • Royal Star Magnolia

    This hardy Japanese magnolia remains among the most popular. In April its pink buds open to double white fragrant flowers of 25-30 petals, 3-4 inches in diameter. An upright and densely branched plant, it has dark green foliage that shifts to bronze in fall.

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  • First Editions® Centennial Blush™ Star Magnolia

    Pink buds open to incredibly full and wonderfully fragrant pale pink flowers in spring. Centennial Blush is a prolific bloomer with flower buds formed at almost every node yielding a fantastic floral display of delicate pink covering the entire plant. Attractive medium green foliage on an interesting branching structure follows in the summer turning yellow to bronze in autumn. Can be grown as a large shrub or a small tree, perfectly suited for small urban gardens.

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  • Moonglow® Sweet Bay Magnolia

    Moonglow® is an excellent choice for smaller urban gardens. Flowers abundantly with cupped, creamy-white, lemon scented blossoms in June. Foliage is a lustrous, deep green, almost evergreen in warmer zones. Besides the urban landscape this would be a good choice for naturalizing in moist areas. Full sun or part shade.

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  • Golden Shadows® Pagoda Dogwood - Tree Form

    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.

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  • White Fringetree

    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®.

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  • Mohawk Viburnum

    This compact grower is noted not only for its fragrant, snowball-shaped, mid to late spring flowers but also for its dark green leaves which turn a brilliant orange-red in autumn. Red fruit persists throughout winter.

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  • Compact Koreanspice Viburnum

    One of the best dwarf viburnums available, it produces exceptionally dark green leaves with a nice spring show of large white flowers. Rounded, dense shrub with stiff, upright spreading branches.

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  • Pocahontas Lilac

    Deep maroon-purple buds open to single deep violet florets. A profuse bloomer, covering plant with purple blossoms in spring prior to the French hybrid lilacs. Noted for exceptional hardiness and vigor. Developed by F. L. Skinner, Dropmore, Manitoba, Canada.

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  • Donald Wyman Lilac

    Panicles of purple buds opening to single, red-purple flowers. Blooms early to mid-June on large pyramidal spikes. Blooms two weeks later than common lilac. Excellent specimen or hedge plant. Considered the best of the Preston hybrids. Cross made by F. L. Skinner of Dropmore, Manitoba.

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  • Josee Lilac

    A unique dwarf lilac hybrid with an attractive display of light lavender-pink flowers, reminiscent of S. meyeri, one of its parents, but with a reblooming tendency, more typical of S. microphylla, another one of its parents. Delicate, fragrant blossoms appear in May and sporadically thereafter into fall. Will thrive in warmer zones, though southern gardens may only get a flush of rebloom in the fall.

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  • Bloomerang™®Lilac

    Enjoy classic lilac fragrance for months instead of weeks. A revolutionary new lilac, Bloomerang blooms in spring and then recurrently throughout summer. While traditional lilac varieties bloom for a few short weeks in spring, Bloomerang's fragrant flowers appear recurrently until frost. This compact, mounded variety fits easily into any landscape, and is ideal as a foundation planting or as part of the mixed border. You can even include it into perennial beds. (CPBRAF)

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