Spring Blooming Trees: Beautiful & Reliable Varieties

Spring is in full swing at Flowerland, and even though the weather has been unpredictable lately, we’re getting ready for the beautiful blooms of spring. If you’re looking for some gorgeous trees to add to your landscape, we’ve got you covered! Here are eight of our favorite spring blooming trees that we carry.

Crabapple Trees

Crabapples are a type of apple that is usually smaller and more tart than regular apples. Many species of crabapple trees are native to North America. In fact, they were commonly used by Native Americans for both food and medicinal purposes.

  • Prairifire Crabapple opens with pinkish-red blooms that emerge in early spring, followed by dark green foliage throughout the season.
  • Adams Crabapple is sure to make a statement in your yard, with large, dark pink flowers that cover the branches in spring.
  • Royal Raindrops Crabapple features deep pink flowers that open from purple buds, giving it a unique and stunning appearance.
  • Ruby Dayze Crabapple is adorned with bright pink blooms that are sure to catch your eye. They’re followed by purple-red foliage that lasts all season long.

Cherry Trees

Cherry trees have a long and fascinating history, dating back thousands of years to ancient China and Japan. The trees were first brought to North America in the 1600s by English colonists. Today, they are widely cultivated throughout the continent. 

  • Snow Fountains Cherry stuns with its weeping habit and pure white blooms. It is a showstopper in any landscape.
  • Kwanzan Cherry has double pink flowers that cover the branches in spring, making it a favorite for its showy display.

Dogwood Trees

The dogwood tree is native to North America and was used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes. Dogwoods are well-known for their showy blooms. In addition to their beauty, dogwoods are also an important source of food for wildlife, including birds and squirrels, who feed on their berries in the fall. 

  • Pink Dogwood has soft pink blooms that are a classic springtime favorite. They’re followed by green foliage that turns red in the fall.
  • White Dogwood is similar to the pink variety. White blooms cover the branches in spring, followed by green foliage that turns reddish-purple in the fall.

Juneberry Trees

Juneberry trees, also known as serviceberry, are native to North America and can be found in many different habitats, from forests to fields. They are small to medium-sized trees with showy white or pink flowers that bloom in early spring. Juneberries produce edible blue-black berries that resemble blueberries in taste and texture. Native Americans commonly used them for food and medicinal purposes. In fact, the berries were an important source of food for early settlers as well and were used to make pies, jams, and other treats. Today, Juneberry trees are popular for their ornamental value as well as their delicious fruit.

  • Autumn Brilliance Juneberry, with white flowers in the spring and orange-red foliage in the fall, is a great choice for adding color to your yard throughout the season.

Magnolia Trees

Magnolia trees are believed to be one of the oldest flowering plants, dating back over 100 million years. They are native to Asia and the Americas, with over 200 species found worldwide. Magnolia flowers are famous for their large size and their sweet, fragrant scent. 

  • Jane Magnolia has large, fragrant pinkish-purple blooms that emerge in early spring, making it a showstopper in any landscape.
  • Star Magnolia offers star-shaped white blooms that are sure to impress in the spring. It is a beautiful addition to any yard.  

Redbud Trees

Redbud trees are native to North America and are known for their clusters of vibrant pink or purple flowers that bloom directly on the branches before the leaves emerge. 

  • Multi-Stem Redbud has pinkish-purple blooms that appear in early spring, followed by heart-shaped leaves that turn yellow in the fall.
  • Single Redbud, with its stunning purple blooms and heart-shaped leaves,  is a favorite for its beauty and easy care.
  • Forest Pansy Redbud  has beautiful purple foliage that emerges in the spring, followed by pinkish-purple blooms and heart-shaped leaves.

Pear Trees

Pear trees have been cultivated for thousands of years and were highly valued by ancient civilizations such as the Romans, Greeks, and Chinese. They were often considered a symbol of immortality and were believed to have medicinal properties. Ornamental pear trees, also known as flowering pear trees, are a popular landscaping tree and are prized for their spring blossoms and fall foliage. 

  • The Chanticleer variety of pear tree is known for its upright, columnar growth habit and its stunning spring blooms. Pear trees are native to Europe and Asia and were brought to North America by early colonists.

Regardless of the weather, at Flowerland, we’re ready to help you create a beautiful spring garden with these stunning blooming trees. Come visit us and let our knowledgeable staff assist you in selecting the perfect trees to enhance your outdoor space.

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