Ornamental Tree

Gardening Guide

Ornamental Tree

Cherokee Brave Dogwood

Cornus florida ‘Comco No.1’ PP10166
Spring-blooming tree with large leaves that have a glossy appearance. New growth is burgundy-red, becoming dark rich green with maturity. Bright pink bracts with white throats surround the tiny yellow flower clusters in the center of each showy bloom.

20-25' tall x 20-25' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Cherokee Princess Dogwood

Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Princess’
This white flowering variety of the popular spring flowering dogwood is highly ornamental with pinkish new foliage growth. It grows in an upright, oval shape while developing a rounded crown. Leaves turn bright red in fall.

20-25' tall x 20-25' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Constellation® Dogwood

Cornus x ‘Rutcan’
Vigorous ornamental tree with tiered horizontal branches covered in showy white flower bracts in spring. Reddish new growth turns dark green in summer. Showy red berries in fall and winter attract birds.

15-20' tall x 15-20' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa
Showy ornamental tree has an abundance of large white flower bracts in early summer. Tiered horizontal branches hold dark green leaves that turn reddish scarlet in fall.

20-25' tall x 20-25' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Venus® Dogwood

Cornus x ‘KN30-8’ PP16,309
Fast growing, with larger flowers that other Dogwood varieties. The hand-sized white flowers are followed by strawberry-like fruit that are showy in fall. Increased heat and drought tolerance.

15-20' tall x 15-20' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’
Slender, airy tree well-suited for use as a small lawn tree or for patios and entryways. Deep reddish-purple foliage in spring and summer. Rich crimson leaves in fall.

15' tall x 12' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Burgundy Lace Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Burgundy Lace’
Highly ornamental, small deciduous tree. New growth emerges reddish purple then turns to bronze to greenish red in summer. Fall color is a rich scarlet. Superb specimen or accent for partially shaded areas of the landscape. Slow growing.

10' tall x 12' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Coral Bark Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Sangokaku’
Colorful small ornamental tree prized for its bright coral colored stems that provide winter interest. New foliage is tinged with red turning light green in summer and finally yellow to red in autumn. Wonderful specimen in the landscape. Slow growing.

15-20' tall x 12-15' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Crimson Queen Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Queen’
Weeping, mounding, laceleaf maple with deep purple-red foliage. The foliage turns scarlet in fall. Cascades more as it ages. Superior accent or specimen for any landscape. Slow growing.

6-8' tall x 6-10' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Emperor I® Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Wolff’
Attractive foliage with red coloring turns brilliant scarlet in fall. Interesting blackish-red bark.

15' tall x 15' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF