Carpinus betula betulus Fastigiata: This fine tree is columnar in its youth becoming rounded as it matures. It has a dense habit and is very formal in its appearance. The foliage turns yellow in the fall.
'Firefly' makes a classy, geometric focal point in the garden. This new dwarf conifer is a flickering pyramid of compact, brilliant yellow needles in spring that age to gold as the season progresses. 'Firefly' grows slowly at only 3-6 inches per year, making it the perfect new specimen to add to an existing garden without the worry of it outgrowing its spot. Plant Name: Picea orientalis 'Firefly' Growing Conditions: full sun Size: 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide Zone: 4-8 Seasons of…
Here are a selection of photos taken this morning at David Ward's garden. Enjoy! picea abies 'Rydal' at its peak Picea glauca 'Goldilocks' and some abies concolor cultivars Abies concolor 'Bryce Canyon' A beautiful grouping (in my opinion) Abies lasiocarpa 'Roger Watson' Picea pungens 'Wendy'
the Dawn Redwood was thought to have gone extinct about 20 million years ago, but was then found growing in profusion in Central China in 1944. Well adapted to many areas of eastern North America, and relatively disease-free, the dawn-redwood is becoming a popular, fast-growing shade and specimen tree. USDA hardiness zones: 5 through 8