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Leif’s Favorite Mid to Late Spring Flowering Trees & Shrubs

Crabapple in bloom
Flowering Crabapples These are excellent ornamental trees that produce intense masses of white or pink blossoms in May, and are available in dwarf, weeping and standard size versions that run from 8 feet to 30 feet in size. Some of … Continue Reading ››

Bleeding Hearts

 
Pink Bleeding Heart
Could any name more accurately describe the beauty of the bleeding heart?  Each spring, this classic large scale perennial graces shaded beds, borders and woodland gardens with their unique and prolific bloom. Their arching branches will span 2-3' tall and … Continue Reading ››

What’s Doing the Blooming? Witch-hazel

        A lovely late season surprise is the winter bloom of our North American native, Witch-hazel. In late autumn, as the green summer foliage of Witch-hazel begins to turn golden yellow, an exciting event is unfolding among its' branches. Bright yellow ribbons of lightly fragrant flowers are starting to bloom. … Continue Reading ››