Cedrus atlantica ‘Horstmann’
An irregular-growing, semi-dwarf evergreen tree or large shrub with dense, icy-blue foliage. Great specimen plant and is perfect in limited space landscapes. Good heat and drought tolerance.
An outstanding smaller deciduous tree with an upright, oval crown. Rosy-pink flowers are produced in spring and hang in clusters. The fruit pods that follow are black and resemble a black string of beads. Heat tolerant and grows well in alkaline soils.
An evergreen small tree or large shrub that is native to central Texas. It produces purple flowers that have a grape jelly scent which permeates the garden. It is heat and drought tolerant and requires little maintenance once it is established. A wonderful specimen plant that should be planted in more landscapes.
This small accent tree will begin flowering when only 2–4′ tall. Blossoms are pinkish purple outside with white inside. Flowers appear before leaves bud out providing exquisite early spring display. Popular cultivars include Ann, Betty and Jane.
Albizia julibrissin ‘Summer Chocolate’ PP13822
A new mimosa that features chocolate to rich burgundy, deeply divided fern-like foliage and masses of showy pink to red flowers in summer. A fast grower that quickly forms a striking canopy of foliage.
Cercis canadensis ‘GRESWAN’ PP19654
A new selection with new growth emerging shimmering red-purple. Showy pink-lavender flowers appear before the heart-shaped leaves emerge in spring. Older shaded foliage may revert to green during the season.
Cercis x ‘Merlot’ PP22297
Bright pink flowers appear in early spring before the foliage emerges. Thick and glossy, dark purple leaves stand up well to heat. Great accent or specimen. Sports a tight, compact growth habit.
Cercis canadensis var. mexicana
Open and airy multi-stemmed small tree with heart-shaped leaves that have rippled edges. Rose-violet flowers bloom along the branches in spring. Leaves turn gold in fall.