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Dogwood

15’-20’ x 15’-18’

Native, pink, white or red spring flowers, red fall color and fruits, prefers acid soil, pink and red 

varieties, need a north or east location with a wind break, lovely small ornamental 

Kousa Dogwood – Chinese dogwood blooms 2 weeks after American cultivars, exfoliating bark, 

cherry-like fruits that taste like pomegranites, pink and white varieties available 

Pagoda Dogwood – large native shrub or small tree, grows in horizontal layers, white flowers 

resemble Queen Anne’s Lace blooms, not typical dogwood, berries are black, very hardy, does not 

require acid soil

Horse Chestnut

30’-40’ x 20’-30’

Large, cone-shaped spring flowers, set on the branches like candles in May, red, pink, white and 

yellow cultivars available, white is seedless

Fringe Tree

15’-18’ x 15’-18’

Showy, fringe-shaped, fragrant flowers in spring, showy blue fruits on female plants

Flowering Crabs

4’-25’ x 6’-20’

Weeping and upright, dwarf and standard sizes available, flowers of red, pink, white in spring, fall 

berries of orange, red or yellow, very hardy versatile ornamental tree, many cultivars available, all 

disease tolerant

Dwarf – Sargent, Sargent Tina, Coral Burst

Standard – Indian Summer, Sugar Tyme, Royalty, Golden Raindrops 

Weeping – Red Jade, Candymint

Serviceberry

18’-20’ x 15’

Native, white to pink spring flowers, red fall color, edible red fruits, ok in wet soils

Corlus Contorta

8’ x 8’

Small specimen tree with interesting branches that are contorted, twisting and curling, great winter 

interest, beech-like leaves, small yellow catkins droop and add interest

Pea Tree

6’ x 3’

Weeping and upright, yellow pea-like spring flowers, well adapted to drought and poor soil

Carolina Silverbell

18’-25’ x 15’-20’

Native, white bell-shaped flowers in May

Japanese Snowball

12’-18’ x 12’-18’

White, bell-shaped pendant flowers in June-July, nice, small ornamental

Japanese Tree Lilac-Ivory Silk

18’x20’ x 15’-18’

Creamy white, large flowers in June-July, blooms after all other lilac cultivars have finished, excellent, small ornamental tree, very showy

Japanese Maple Cultivars

5’-18’ x 5’-10’

Bloodgood-Lace Leaf – deep red or green leaves, weeping or upright, nice reddish fall color

Fruitless Weeping Mulberry

8’-15’ x 12’-15’

Chaparelle – vigorous growing small tree, cascading slender branches, umbrella-like

Katsura –upright or weeping

15’-40’ x 10’-40’

Small, heart-shaped leaves, yellow –scarlet fall color

Ornamental Pear

25’-30’ x 15’-18’

Cleveland Select/Improved Bradford - white spring flower, red fall color, pyramid shape

Magnolias

8’-25’ x 8’-25’

Cucumber Tree – native, spring greenish flowers, foliage thick and lustrous, shaggy bark, pink-red 

cucumber fruits in October 50’-80’ x 40’-60’ 

Ann/Betty – red-purple  flowers in May 8’-10’ x 6’-8’ 

Butterflies – yellow flowers 18’-20’ x 15’ 

Stellata/Royal Star – star magnolia, white flowers, early spring, multi-stemmed     15’ x 10’ 

Leonard Messel – pink and white, early, fragrant 20’-25’ x 25’ 

Soulangiana Alexandria/Galaxy – rose-purple saucer-shaped flowers 20’-25’ x 20’ 

Sweet Bay – native, fragrant, creamy white flowers, June-September, slender upright semi-

evergreen if protected

Golden Chain Tree

18’-20’ x 10’-15’

Long racemes of rich, yellow flowers, tree has an upright vase shape

Sassafras

40’ x 35’

Native, excellent woodsy tree, leave is interesting, great orange-red fall color

Beech – Weeping or upright

30’-40’ x 12’-30’

Green, purple or tricolor, slow growing, specimen tree, silver-grey bark, sturdy branch structure

Golden Rain Tree

25’-30’ x 25’-30’

Bright yellow flowers in July, very showy

Persian Parrotia

30’ x 20’

Red flower stamins are showy, orange-red fall color

Ash- Green/Autumn Applause/Autumn Purple/Rosehill

45’ x 35’

Yellow to purple fall color, dependable shade tree

Sycamore – London/ Plane Tree/Bloodgood

50’ x 40’

Fast growing, likes moisture, craggy white bark

Tulip

60’-80’ x 35’

Native, state tree of Indiana, tulip-shaped leaves, greenish orange tulip shaped flowers late May, 

golden yellow full color, fast growing

Willow – Niobe/Golden/Corkscrew

50’ x 50’

Broadly spreading, weeping, likes wet spots

Persimmon

50’ x 35’

Native, edible, yellow-orange fruit after frost in October, woodsy

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