Ornamental Trees – Magnolias and other summer flowering specimens

8 08, 2019

Best Trees for Wet Areas and Planting Near Water

2019-09-02T12:48:16+00:00By |Gardening Tips, Ornamental Trees, Trees|

The lake at Kerdalo Gardens Choosing the ideal tree varieties for your garden can be a challenging task, especially if your conditions are less than perfect. A common issue gardeners face is wet areas or sites on their property or overall wet and boggy soil in the garden. [...]

4 10, 2018

Amelanchier – a Perfect Specimen Tree for Small Gardens

2019-02-12T06:47:40+00:00By |Ornamental Trees|

The Amelanchier tree and its varieties are known for their stunning spring blooms and lovely autumn colour. These are small deciduous trees (which can also be grown as shrubs) have many common names including  shadbush, shadwood, shadblow, Snowy Mespilus, juneberry or serviceberry.   The March blossoms of the lovely [...]

14 03, 2018

Weeping Birch Trees – Which Variety to Choose?

2019-08-08T07:48:03+00:00By |Ornamental Trees|

When it comes to specimen trees, weeping birch trees are one of the most popular choices. With a stunning pendulous habit and showy bark, weeping birch tree varieties make a lovely focus of interest in the garden. Weeping Birch varieties vary in size and the colour of the [...]

21 06, 2016

New In! Tortured Willow Trees

2019-08-08T09:06:34+00:00By |Ornamental Trees|

New Arrival at Paramount Plants – Tortured Willow Trees The latest addition to our tree collection is the very sculptural Salix Babylonica Tortuosa, otherwise known as Tortured Willow. These are fast growing trees that have a columnar shape and eventually reach a medium size so are quite suitable [...]

18 06, 2016

Purple Beech Hedging Plants – Fagus Sylvatica Atropunicea

2019-08-08T09:07:30+00:00By |Ornamental Trees|

A magnificent tree species, the Purple Beech is a deciduous, broadleaf variety and an attractive sight in the English landscape, providing luscious contrast to the myriad shades of green. This was an attribute clearly understood by Capability Brown, who planted the Purple Beech so strategically in many of his grand [...]

27 07, 2015

Weeping Trees – large and small, deciduous and evergreen

2019-08-08T11:14:14+00:00By |Ornamental Trees|

The lovely Caragana Arborescens Walker in flower, dwarf weeping tree   Weeping Trees with their naturally pendulous habit always seem to add a sense of mystique to the garden or landscape. Perhaps because their trailing growth habit goes against the grain of regular trees whose branches [...]

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