This recent hybrid Betula ‘Crimson Frost’ x Betula populifolia ‘Whitespire’ introduction has persistent rich burgundy leaves and in time a good white stem with cinnamon hues. The yellow-orange-red autumn colours are an added feature. (Wisconsin, USA)
The ‘Lady of the Woods’. A graceful slender tree with variable, white peeling bark developing with age and slightly pendulous branches. Diamond-shaped green leaves turn yellow in autumn. Makes an excellent windbreak and specimen tree. Native. (Europe)
A vigorous upright tree when young with bright green young leaves. Attractive white ‘apple blossom’ flowers in spring and large bright orange and red pear-shaped fruits in the autumn. One of the most popular for crab apple jelly despite its … Read More
Buddleja ‘White Profusion’ is the classic white-flowered variety of the Butterfly bush with large panicles of scented pure white flowers with orange centres on arching branches from July into autumn. The flowers, like those of other Buddleias, are highly attractive … Read More
One of the most popular Witch Hazels. The large sulphur-yellow flowers are borne in densely crowded clusters in January and February and have a strong sweet fragrance. Leaves are lustrous and have cheerful yellow tints in autumn.
Heavily laden branches glowing with butter coloured fruit each autumn make this a stunning tree. The apple blossom flowers in spring add to its charm and the fruit are ideal for making crab apple jelly. (N. America)