If you’ve never experienced the winter bloom of the American Witchhazel (a.k.a. Hamamelis virginiana), you’re really missing out. Their creamy yellow blooms are just finishing up right now. This moderately slow growing deciduous tree thrives in zones 4-9. Eventually reaching 25 feet, its glossy green leaves turn a beautiful yellow in fall. Place this tree in sun to partial shade with moist well drained soil. We’ve got them here at Falling Water Gardens!
Check out the fall color on this tree at the nursery! Beautiful red, orange and mottled green. This is a Pink flowering Dogwood tree. Cornus florida ‘Rubra’ will top out at about 25′ and about as wide. It is hardy to zone 5 and prefers morning sun and afternoon light shade. It will not be happy in baking afternoon sun, or where surrounded by pavement. The early spring “flowers” are large and pink. The fall color is exceptional and the red berries are enjoyed by many birds. It prefers moist acidic soil.