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Fraxinus americana ‘Junginger’
Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Summit’
Height: 50 - 60’ Growth Rate: Fast
Spread: 35 - 50’ Zone: 3 - 8
Height: 40 - 45’ Growth Rate: Moderate
Spread: 20 - 25’ Zone: 4 - 7
A rapid grower with pyramidal-rounded form. Deep green, glossy foliage turns outstanding reddish-purple in fall. Consistent, long-lasting fall color earned this tree the title of 1995 Iowa Tree of the Year. Prefers moist to well-drained soils, but will tolerate most conditions. Seedless.
A relatively vigorous, tree developing a narrow, upright, oval crown that broadens with age. Excellent uniform branching is complemented by dark green, lustrous foliage turning golden yellow early in fall. Seedless.
Fraxinus Pennsylvanica ‘Cimmzan’
Height: 50 - 60’ Growth Rate: Fast
Spread: 25 - 30’ Zone: 4 - 7
Height: 40 - 50’ Growth Rate: Fast
Spread: 20 - 30’ Zone: 2-7
A fast growing cultivar with excellent branch angles, a strong trunk and straight central leader, making it resistant to storm and snow breakage. An outstanding fall coloration starting with deep burgundy changing to red then flame-orange. Prefers rich, loose soil. Exceptional tree for urban use.
A relatively short lived tree that is narrow, pyramidal when young becoming rounded at maturity. Dark green summer leaves turning to yellow in fall. Breeze creates a stunning effect in the landscape when leaves flutter. Greenish-white bark. Tolerates moist, shallow, rocky or clay soils.
Populus tremula erecta
Height: 50 - 60’ Growth Rate: Fast
Spread: 30 - 40’ Zone: 2 - 7
Height: 35-40’ Growth Rate: Fast
Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 2 - 7
A hardy, extremely adaptable tree that is pyramidal in youth becoming upright, spreading and irregular with maturity. Medium to dark green foliage turns yellow in fall. Tolerates alkalinity, salt, wind, poor soils and moist conditions. Excellent tree for wildlife areas and woodlots. Can be used as windbreak.
Exciting new columnar form of an quaking aspen. Perfect for privacy screening or a specimen. Maintains the showy greenish chalky white bark and fluttering leaves, but its fall color is an amber. Requires moist well drained soils.
Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Patmore’
Beech, Purple Fountain
Fagus sylvatica ’Purple Fountain’
Height: 50 - 60’ Growth Rate: Fast
Spread: 30 - 35’ Zone: 2 - 7
Height: 15-30’ Growth Rate: Slow
Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 4 - 7
The extremely hardy cultivar tolerates a wide variety of growing conditions. It has upright, uniform branching giving it a very symmetrical appearance. Glossy, dark green foliage turns yellow in fall. Good for urban conditions. Seedless.
Purple fountain is similar to the purple weeping beech, however this cultivar stays smaller and more compact. This species is late to leaf out in the spring emerging deep purple fading to purple-green during the hot summer months. Color is more intense if planted in full sun.
Ash, Prairie Spire
Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Rugby’
Fagus sylvatica ‘Tricolor’
Height: 45 - 55’ Growth Rate: Fast
Spread: 20 - 25’ Zone: 3 - 7
Height: 25-30’ Growth Rate: Slow
Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 4 - 7
A very hardy tree ideal for a variety of environments. It tolerates a wide range of soil conditions and climates. Narrow, dense, upright growth habit make it suitable as a street tree. Glossy, deep green foliage turns bright yellow in fall. Seedless.
Tricolor is a slow growing variety putting on 3-4’’ a year. Purple leaves are variegated with shades of white and pink. Foliage can burn in hot dry locations. Prefers locations with afternoon shade and moist well drained soils. Has smooth silvery bark to show off during winter months.
Disease resistant.35’ Zone: 4 .40’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 20 . Birch. Birch. compact. Fox Valley Betula nigra ‘little King’ Birch. A hardy. carnation type flowers. Leaf size and shape are similar to the species.8 Height: 35 . Older branches become pendulous and will need to be limbed up for street tree use. black and sparse. dark green leaves that turn yellow in fall. . Birch. Fall foliage is a good yellow. ‘Whitespire’ Height: 10-12’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 4 . Paper bark Betula papyrifera Cherry. rounded habit. Trunk is usually divided into several large arching branches close to the ground. A single or multi-stemmed. Tolerant of high temperatures and wide range of soil types. Attractive.20’ Zone: 4 . dark green leaves that turn yellow in fall.30’ Zone: 2 . cinnamon-brown to reddish-brown. Peeling bark expose inner bark with colors of gray-brown. An attractive ornamental tree.60’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 30 . beautiful ornamental flowering tree featuring double pink. Euonymus alatus Height: 40 .25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . its cascading branches are covered with white. Fall color is brilliant scarlet red that will last up to two weeks. chalk-white bark does not exfoliate. Attractive creamy white bark. Leaves emerge with a slight purple cast turning to a dark glossy green. Larger glossier green leaves. Will tolerate heat.45’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20 .6 Height: 15 .50 Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 25 . Fall foliage can bring fiery reds and maroons year after year. acidic soils in full sun. Excellent tree with the ability to endure a wide rage of environmental conditions. Will tolerate some shade.15’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 8 . Blackgum has a form similar to a pin oak with horizontal branching. orange-red. Can tolerate wet soils for prolonged periods. narrow pyramidal tree with glossy. spreading with a vase-shape.25’ Zone: 2 . Fruit is small.50’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 30 .40’ Zone: 4-8 Height: 35 .25’’ Zone: 5-9 A pyramidal to oval form in youth becoming rounded at maturity. Birch. Excellent small tree that can handle a wide variety of conditions. salmonbrown. acidic well drained soils. Heritage Betula nigra ‘Cully’ Burning Bush on Std.40’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 15 .7 This dwarf selection of the popular river birch forms a dense. Prefers moist. Perfect for small locations or specimen tree. Whitespire Betula platyphylla var. Tolerant of high temperatures and wide range of soil types.7 Height: 10 . New foliage emerges bronze maturing to green and finally to reddish-copper in fall. Prefers moist to slightly wet. narrow pyramidal tree with glossy. Small.7 A single or multi-stemmed. but to achieve intense fall color full sun is preferable.12’ Zone: 4 . Fruitless. Bark is lighter in color and tends to peal on branches at a younger age compared to River Birch.20’ Zone: 5 . Extremely drought tolerate once established. Royal Frost Betula x ‘Royal Frost’ Cherry.6 An improved cultivar developed by crossing the Crimson Frost with the Whitespire. River Betula nigra Blackgum Nyssa sylvatica Height: 40 . Leafs are dark green all summer turning yellow in fall.8 Height: 10-12’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 4– 7 Improved cultivar of River Birch. Growth habit is upright. dark green summer leaves turn yellow in fall. Kwanzan Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ Height: 40 . semi-double flowers in spring. Burgundy-purple summer foliage holds its color well and contrasts nicely with the attractive creamy white bark. Snow Fountain Weeping Prunus ‘Snowfozam’ Height: 30 . Still maintains the characteristic exfoliating bark that is highly sought after.Birch.
The leaves are a nice. A hardy. vase shape.7 Fast growing. walk ways. Pink buds open to abundant. reddish-orange fruit. seedless Cottonwood that has a rounded somewhat pyramidal habit. Canada Red Prunus virginiana ‘Canada Red’ Crabapple. Golden Raindrops Malus ‘Schmidtcutleaf’ Height: 18 . Resistant to disease. Impressive during every season. Dark green foliage can develop orange-red fall color.20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 13 . glossy red fruit is less than 1/2”.20’ Zone: 4 . 1/4”. white flowers in late April to early May.20’ Zone: 4 . Prefers moist soils.15’ Zone: 3 . Dark green summer foliage turns yellow-brown in fall. Striking ornamental tree for Featuring in the landscape. Shows good disease resistance.8 Height: 12’-15’ Zones: 4-8 Spread: 10’-12’ Growth Rate: Moderate This slower growing cultivar has a profile similar to a candelabra when young and keeps this form through maturity. Coralburst Malus ‘Coralcole’ Crabapple.15’ Zone: 3 . rounded form. Large. Donald Wyman Malus ‘Donald Wyman’ Height: 25’-30’ Zones:5-8 Spread: 25’-30’ Growth Rate: Fast Height: 18 .20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . Disease resistant. Great specimen tree.7 Upright. Chokecherry. Excellent crabapple tree for its unique appearance. The single. Tolerates clay and acidic soils. Yoshino Prunus x yedoensis Crabapple.20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20 .9 Height: 15 . orange-red fruit is produced in the fall and persists through-out much of the winter. followed by abundant gold-amber fruits in autumn. Small. golden yellow fruit and burgundy foliage decorate the tree in fall. however this cherry is grown for its flowers. Siouxland Populus deltoides ‘Siouxland’ Crabapple. horizontal. star-like flowers that are white with yellow centers. or formal applications Crabapple.7 Height: 15 .15’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 10 . deep pink flowers on this open. dark green foliage is handsomely displayed on this tree that matures to a rounded form. The tree matures to an upright.10’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 8 . 1 3/4” white flowers that turn to very showy red fruit that persists into winter. rose-pink flowers and are followed by 1/2”. Crabapple Bloom Color Chart White Donald Wyman Golden Raindrops Lollipop Molten Lava Sargent Snowdrift Spring Snow Crabapple.7 Lollipop has a form unlike any other crabapple. changes to orange and persists through winter. spreading branches and deeply cut leaves give this flowering crab a delicate appearance. Lollipop Malus ‘Lollizam’ Pink Coral Burst Indian Magic Pink Spires Prairie Rose Zumi Red Prairie FireProfussion Purple Prince Red Baron Red Jewell Royalty Height: 8 .45’ Zone: 3 . Abundant. . Long clusters of small.25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . Covered with white flowers in spring. Cottonwood.25’ Zone: 4 . wide-spreading weeper that is excellent for smaller areas. Edible. An abundance of brilliant.80’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . Molten Lava Malus: Rosaceae Height: 10 . spreading. Indian Magic Malus ‘Indian Magic’ Height: 60 . Half inch shinny black fruits are edible. clear green and have a good Disease resistance. 1/4" red fruit turning to dark purple. New green foliage turns to dark maroon as leaves mature. but tolerant to dry saline conditions and pollutants. Useful in small areas and framing entrances. rounded tree put on a beautiful spring show. glossy. this crab features red to pink buds that open to very prolific single. Fall color can best be describes as a muted yellow. The slender. The small green foliage is overwhelmed by abundant coral pink buds that open to double. Very disease resistant.10’ Zone: 4 .Cherry.7 This is a Short lived tree with horizontal branching Showy white-pink flowers appear in late April before the leaves develop.
1/2” fruit is persistent . Red Jewel Malus x ‘Red Jewel’ Height: 18 . purplish-red flowers that fade to purplish-pink.12’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 12 .18’ Zone: 4 . Disease resistant. upright tree is reddish in spring changing to green-bronze in summer and finally to copper in fall. dark red. Snowdrift Malus ‘Snowdrift’ Height: 20’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 20’ Zone: 4 . The glossy. Orange-red.7 Height: 15 . Disease resistant.7 Early in the season. widespreading silhouette in the landscape. Profusion Malus ‘Profusion’ Crabapple.20’ Zone: 4 . bright red. Purplish-red. FRUITLESS tree produces a showy display of single. upright oval. Showy.20’ Zone: 4 . symmetrical shape and heavy-textured. dark red-purple. but is faster growing. vigorous. Deep red buds open to 2”. dwarf tree forms a dense. Abundant pink buds open to single. These are followed by deep purple. The foliage emerges purple in spring fading to bronze-purple-green in summer. Foliage is bright green in summer. diseaseresistant foliage that maintains its dark color better than most purple-foliaged selections. Prairifire Malus ‘Prairifire’ Crabapple.7 Sports carmine-red buds that unfurl to become rose red flowers. Purple Prince Malus ‘Purple Prince’ Crabapple. dark red-brown bark is attractive on this upright rounded tree. The dark green foliage is tinged red and provides a nice backdrop for the glossy. Resistant to most diseases. persistent fruit are favored by birds. the dark lavender buds open to lavender-pink flowers that fade as the season progresses. Ideal for patio or sidewalk use where fruit is usually a problem. Red buds open to dark purplish red flowers followed by 1/2”. small tree produces an abundance of deep red buds opening to single. Leaves are dark green on top with a silvery cast on the underside.15’ Zone: 3 . The foliage on this narrow.Crabapple.15’ Zone: 4 . Prairie Rose Malus ioensis ‘prairie rose’ Crabapple.7 This vigorous. Red Barron Malus ‘Red Barron’ Height: 15 . single. This tree is columnar in youth becoming rounded at maturity.15’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 10 . the foliage emerges reddish-maroon maturing to dark green. Fruits will persist on tree all winter. Crabapple. Tolerates heat. white flowers that begin as pink buds. white 1 1/4” flowers.20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 18 . Disease resistant. fragrant. disease resistant tree was named the 1996 Iowa Tree of the Year. persistent fruit.20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . Crabapple. white flowers. The tree grows to only 15 feet tall with an Irregular.7 Height: 15 . Disease resistant. It closely resembles Prairiefire Crabapple. Disease resistant. In spring.25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 .20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 8 . Crabapple.25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . Spring Snow Malus ‘Spring Snow’ Height: 15 . fragrant. The 1/3—1/2”. This crabapple is grown for its splendid white flowers and abundance of attractive red fruits.7 Height: 8 . low maintenance crab with an upright. This dense.20’ Zone: 4 . . persistent fruit. 1/2”. Foliage is dark green.20’ Zone: 3 . This attractive.8 This outstanding flowering. Pink Spires Malus ‘Pink Spires’ Crabapple. 1/2” red fruit is persistent.7 This is a fruitless crabapple with fragrant double pink blooms. red flowers.20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 12 . lustrous.8 Height: 12 . Crabapple. Rounded habit and excellent disease resistance A very hardy. Sargent Malus sargentii Height: 18-20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 18-20’ Zone: 4 . The small spring blossoms begin as red buds and open to single. dark green foliage. Resistant to most diseases. 3/8” fruit persists into winter.8 Height: 20 . Disease resistant. oval form making this cultivar well suited as an ornamental or small street tree.10’ Zone: 4 .
6 Height: 15’-20’ Zones: 5-8 Spread: 15’-25’ Growth Rate: Moderate This vigorous. this deciduous conifer has a pyramidal growth habit and a straight trunk with horizontal branching. also adaptable to dry locations as well. Bronzy brown bark is smooth and attractive. Cherokee Chief Cornus Florida Height: 15 . This tree will perform best in protected locations from hot summer sun and cold winter winds.25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20 . well drained soils.6 Height: 15’-20’ Zones: 5-8 Spread: 15’-25’ Growth Rate: Moderate The zumi is a semi-dwarf crabapple that may be used as a street tree. Rose Weeping Prunus Subhirtelia Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides Height: 30’-40’ Zones:5-8 Spread: 15’-25’ Growth Rate: Fast Height: 60-100’ Zones: 5-8 Spread: 15-30’ Growth Rate: Moderate Fall Color is a mixture of green. Ruby Red flowers appear in May and persist for 10 days. Can be grown as a specimen or along patios with its upright branching habit with weeping branch tips. Fall color may be muted purple-red. bright red fruit. Flowers typically range from pink to light pink.Cherry. Disease resistant. Beautiful showy pink flowers that emerge before the foliage emerges on the pendulous branches. moist well drained soils. Tolerates wet areas.35’ Zone: 5 .9 Height: 15’-20’ Zones: 5-8 Spread: 15’-20’ Growth Rate: Slow Developing into a picturesque tree with age. . white blossoms in spring. New Growth emerges with pink-red tips turning green with yellow margins. Crabapple. Strong weeping branches.15’ Zone: 4 . Sugar Tyme Malus ‘Sutyzam’ Dogwood. spreading oval tree is covered with pale pink buds that open to fragrant. It is most valued for its profuse. Abundant. Cypress. Zumi (Redbud) Malus x zumi ‘Calocarpa’ Dogwood. Cherokee Sunset Cornus Florida ‘Cherokee Sunset’ Height: 20 . Perfect for wet bottom land areas but. Kousa Cornus. Dark green foliage turns a russet orange with hints of yellow in fall. of average fertility in full sun. Flowering in late May to early June. The Rose Weeping tree prefers moist. Kousa Height: 50 . and yellow. The Kousa is a very low branching tree with light brown-grey bark. upright. Foliage emerges bright yellow-green in spring turning soft sage green in summer. persistent fruit create a dramatic effect in the fall and winter. Small ornamental tree prefers highly organic. Bald Taxodium distichum Dogwood. Ornamental tree with small yellowish-green flowers. spring flowering of fragrant pinkish-white blooms and its small. This ornamental tree has variegated leaves that stand up to summer heat unlike most variegated trees.70’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 25 . glossy. dark green summer foliage. This giant deciduous evergreen was once thought to be extinct. with a four to six week blooming period. Crabapple. red. Disease resistant. with pinkish-red fruit. chartreuse. Crisp. The lateral branches become pendulous with age.25’ Zone: 4 . This tree will require protection from hot dry summers and cold winter winds. Since being rediscovered in 1941 this tree has been gaining popularity.18’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 12 . then to orange-brown in the fall. Fall color varies from dull red to maroon.
Maintains the highly sought after vase shape form. Has show excellent resistance to Dutch Elm Disease. This old cultivar is derived from the highly desired American elm tree. Elm. acidic soils. Height: 12 . Dutch elm disease and elm yellows.Dogwood.9 A spreading. Flowers are yellowish-white. Bluish-black fruit appears in July through August. Yellow green foliage turns yellow-brown in fall.20’ Zone: 4 .45’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 .7 Accolade Elm is a cross of Japanese and Chinese species selected for its vase shape. strong branch structure. Dogwood. It is thought to be more vigorous than the straight species and produces a larger abundance of flowers and fruit.7 Height: 40 . vigorous growth. fertile. It has excellent disease resistance to Elm Yellows and Dutch Elm Disease. Flowers may persist on tree up to two weeks. clean foliage turns a reliable golden yellow in fall. and will Dogwood. . offering excellent disease resistance to pest. open tree particularly beautiful in spring when the fragrant white blooms appear in profusion. Horizontal branching gives this tree a layered effect perfect for Japanese gardens. Milk Way Malus Milky Way Elm. Dark green. New Horizon Ulmus ‘New Horizon’ Height: 15’-20’ Zones: 5-8 Spread: 15’-20’ Growth Rate: Slow Height: 40’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 25’ Zone: 4-8 This ornamental tree is highly sought after by gardeners due to its unique flower and form. Prefers deep. Dutch Elm resistant cultivar with foliage that is larger and deeper green than other elms. White Chionanthus virginicus Height: 75’ Spread: 45’ Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 4 . moist. Great for urban conditions. Medium to dark-green summer foliage turns reddish-purple in fall. It is an excellent shade tree for lawn or terrace. vigorous. An excellent. An excellent shade tree for home and commercial landscapes. Tolerate of a wide variety of soil conditions including compaction and salt. Performs best in part shade.20’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 15 . and a dense crown with dark green leaves. rubra Elm. Pagoda Cornus alternifolia Elm. Princeton Ulmus ‘Princeton’ Height: 15’-20’ Zones: 5-8 Spread: 15’-20’ Growth: Moderate Height: 60-70’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 50-55’ Zone: 4-8 This is a cultivar of the Kousa Dogwood. Flowers are followed by dark blue fruit. but can tolerate full sun. Deep pink flowers pop in late May early June. florida var. Performs best in full sun with afternoon shade. Accolade Ulmus x ‘Accolade’ Fringetree. Triumph Ulmus ‘Morton Glossy’ Height: 15 . excellent drought tolerance and good strong yellow fall color. Pink-Flowering Cornus.20’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 12 . Unique branching creates summer and winter interest. tiered form.40’ Zone: 4 .8 A small tree with a horizontal. Triumph Elm is a wonderful park or street tree. Will tolerate full sun if adequate irrigation is provided. This new elm develops softly arching branches as it matures. It has an upright habit.20’ Zone: 3 . blooming from May to early June.
Thornless and essentially fruitless. it is very effective in groupings. This tree is uniform. smog. inermis Height: 40’-50’ Zones: 3-8 Spread: 25’-30’ Growth: Slow Height: 15 . compaction and urban conditions. Dark green. A small tree with a rounded.35’ Zone: 4 . Bright green summer foliage may have a slight bluish tinge. dark green foliage turns yellow in fall and provides filtered shade. large tree that develops a broad crown with arching branches at maturity. elm-like foliage turns light yellow in fall. Shademaster Gleditsia triacanthos var. Small purple fruits are relished by birds. pyramidal form and ascending branches. windbreak or erosion control. Imperial Gleditsia triacanthos var. Dark green foliage turns golden yellow in fall and provides filtered shade. Thornless Cockspur Crataegus crusgalli var. Small yellow flowers form large panicles of 2’’ capsules that resemble paper lanterns. White spring flowers appear earlier than the species and are followed by dark red.7 This is a fruitless. hardy tree tolerant of salt. The mature bark is gray. Light green. Goldenrain Tree Koelreuteria paniculata Honeylocust. rough and corky. Common Celtis occidentalis Honeylocust.7 Height: 45 . THORNLESS.25’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 15 . long lived. Tolerates a wide variety of soils. dense tree exceptionally attractive in mid-May when covered in yellow flowers that are borne on long racemes.7 A durable. Tolerates salt.20 Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 5 . Thornless and nearly fruitless. dark green foliage turns bronze-red to purple-red in fall. This cold hardy tree is noted for its upright. Leaves emerge pinkish-red turning green. Hackberry.35’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 25 . An outstanding tree valued for its trunk and upright.25’ Zone: 4 . compaction and urban conditions.35’ Zone: 4 . Prune after flowering. Fine-textured.55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 40 . Reliable deep gold fall color persist on tree for weeks. inermis ‘Impcole’ Height: 12 . Capsules start out green turning to a pink-red fading to a dull brown. Yellow fall color is unreliable most years.inermis ‘Skycole’ Height: 35 . Capsules may persist on tree till late fall early winter. insect and drought).55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 30 .7 Height: 30 . urban environments and windy conditions. lacy foliage turns yellow-green in fall. rounded and compact.35’ Zone: 4 . The graceful branches spread at right angles to the main trunk. heat. Tolerates alkaline soils. compaction and urban conditions. tree with outstanding fall color. ascending branches. The seeds of this plant are poisonous. It maintains a strong central leader and develops a strong trunk. It adapts to wide range of soils and tolerates salt. inermis ‘Shademaster’ Height: 15 .Ginkgo. horizontal habit. heat. be careful selecting a planting location. Goldenchain Tree Laburnum x watereri Honeylocust. Grows rapidly to provide shade. Because of its size and spectacular flower show.50’ Zone: 2 .15’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 9 . . heat. Autumn Gold Ginkgo Biloba Hawthorn. Glossy.55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 30 . It is moderately fast growing. Remarkably adaptable to a wide variety of urban conditions (salt. Skyline Gleditsia triacanthos var. persistent fruit.7 A small. This variety is thornless and seedless.7 Height: 45 .12’ Zone: 5 .7 This open or irregular shape tree is great for small areas.
showy.25’ Zone: 3 . This paniculata cultivar is similar to the ‘Kyushu’ in shape and size.70’ Zone: 4 . leaves are a dark green. Pinky Winky Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pinky Winky’ Height: 30 . A tree whose coarse branch texture. formal appearance. slate gray bark. This adaptable tree grows at a moderate rate forming a round. Dark green foliage turns yellow-orange in fall.8 A small rounded tree with flowers in the spring. but new leaves are pink to purple.8 As foliage emerges it is yellow turning to light green in summer and finally to golden-yellow in fall. Brown slightly shaggy bark appearing on mature trunks. Flowers are mostly pink with a yellow throat.30’ Zone: 4 . Thornless and Seedless. Provides light filtered shade and nice contrast for a landscape.30’ Zone: 4 . The base of the flower turns to pink while the tips remain white. No serious disease or pest problems.75’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 40 . the round foliage emerges reddish-purple. Performs best in deep.35’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 25 . irregular outline. creamy white flowers in mid-July thru September. Very hard wood.55’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 35 . reddish-brown seed pods create an attractive site in winter. gradually changing to bluishgreen in summer and burnt orange to golden yellow in fall. Large white cone-shape flowers emerge in late summer.Honeylocust. Foliage is late to come out in spring. Tolerates heat and is relatively free of disease and pest problems. Sunburst Gleditsia triacanthos var.55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 20 . showy. Prefers moist. Good for screening or streets. large shade tree. Hornbeam.25’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 20 . cone-shaped.45’ Zone: 3 . The dark green foliage turns bronze in fall. Very showy. American Hornbeam Carpinus virginiana Hydrangea. well-drained soils. Coarse textured foliage is light green in spring.9 Height: 8 . This hardy. moist. creamy white flowers in mid-July thru September that fade to buff-pink and bronze in fall . changing to dark green in summer then to yellow in fall. orange and scarlet in the fall. rich. small tree with low branching and upright growth produces large.8 Upright-oval.10’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 8 . slightly acid soils although it can handle drier conditions. This hardy. .7 Height: 40 . European (Ironwood) Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigata’ Hydrangea. It develops a dense. Foliage is dark green turning yellow.15’ Zone: 4 . Fort McNair Fort McNair Kentucky Coffeetree Gymnocladus dioicus Height: 30’-40’ Zones: 3-7 Spread: 25’-30’ Growth: Slow Height: 45 . Horsechestnut.8 This narrow tree becomes more of a rounded oval at maturity.7 Height: 10-15’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 4 . Nice alternative to a landscape.30’ Zone: 4 . small tree with low branching and upright growth produces large.7 Height: 10-15’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 4 . Kyushu Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Height: 30 . The weight of the branches creates a semi-arching appearance. Pee Gee Std Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Height: 20 .40’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20 . Pruning can be done at any time of the year until the flower heads start to emerge mid-late summer. ivory spring flowers with yellow to pink flecks are the main ornamental feature. dark green in summer turning yellow to brown in fall. Horsechesnut. Common Aesculaus hippocastanum Katsura Cercidiphyllum japonicum Height: 50 . open spreading habit and persistent. Upright and spreading at maturity. cone-shaped.8 A small native tree usually found as an understory tree with interesting smooth. This creates a attention getting two toned flower great for any landscape. inermis ‘Suncole’ Hydrangea. Growth habit can be wide spread with irregular form or upright with uniform growth. but the flower is extremely different.
Ivory Silk Syringa reticulate ‘Ivory Silk’ Magnolia.10’ Zone: 4 .12’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 8 .30’ Zone: 3 . A rapid growing. Pruning should be done after flowering. . Plant in a protected area out of winter winds. whether its sandy. this Linden is widely used as a street tree because of its single leader and good upright branching habit. Creamy white flowers bloom in late June have a spicy fragrance. It features abundant. Pinkish purple on the outside. Fragrant star shaped flowers with broad pinkish-white color appear in early spring. Can be grown as a small tree or shrub. . and a bright white on the inside. Large flowers burst in the spring. This is a larger multi-stemmed magnolia tree. Younger trees are upright becoming oval with maturity. broad-rounded tree makes an excellent accent in the landscape.25’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 12 .Lilac. heartshaped. American Sentry Tilia americana ‘McKSentry’ Magnolia. Flowers are creamy white panicles appearing in July. Doesn’t tolerate wet –saturated soil . cherry bark for winter interest. fragrant white flowers in spring before foliage appears. Small leaf compared to the Redmond.7 Height: 35 . loamy.30’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 15 . Japanese Syringa reticulata Linden. dense. Lilac.30’ Zone: 4 . Prefers moist. Tolerates heat.15’ Zone: 4 . pyramidal tree with large.8 Height: 8 . glossy green foliage that turns yellow in fall. Distinctive smooth gray bark in youth. fertile soils. Redmond Tilia Americana ‘Redmond’ Height: 20 .7 This 2002 Iowa Tree of the Year puts on a spectacular show early to mid June thru July with its abundant white flowers in large panicles.8 Height: 20-25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 5 . moist or rich. Dwarf Korean Tree Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’ Magnolia. welldrained soils. Merrill Magnolia x loebneri ‘Merrill’ Height: 4 .50’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 25 . These trees can grow in a wide variety of soils.8’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 3 .7 Height: 12’-20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 10’-12’ Zone: 4-8 This Japanese lilac has a denser compact rounded form compared to the species. Greenspire Tilia cordata ‘Greenspire’ Magnolia.50’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 3 . Royal Star Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’ Height: 40 .55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 25 .8 Outstanding selection selected for its narrow. Prefers moist well drained soils in sunny locations with late afternoon shade in dry locations. Pruning should be done after flowering. A good patio tree or small garden accent. Prefers moist well drained soil. but will tolerate drier conditions.8 This small. An extremely hardy small tree or large shrub producing large.25’ Zone: 4 . upright pyramidal habit. Dark green foliage all summer long with hints of yellow in fall turning to brown. Dark green leaves with a silvery white underside turn yellow in fall. Saucer Magnolia soulangeana Height: 40 . Linden. but prefers peaty soils. An extremely vigorous small flowering tree. Attractive. Pink saucer sized flowers are a dramatic contrast to the stark winter landscape. Prefers moist. violet -purple flowers in spring and dark green foliage that turns yellow-green in fall.6’ Zone: 4 . Jane Magnolia x ‘Jane’ Height: 20 . Young stem color is reddish brown. Long lasting blooms last into early spring. dark green in summer turning bronze in fall. The foliage is dense.8 Named the 1998 Iowa Tree of the Year. Lilac.7 Height: 15-20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 5 . Plant in a protected area out of winter wind. Linden. Maintains a dense canopy slightly opening with age. This has yellow flowers in June and heart-shaped dark glossy green foliage that turns yellow in fall. This selection has shown to be undesirable to the Japanese beetle. Will flower at a younger age than most types of lilac trees.
ranging from wet to dry.6 Height: 50 . This broadly columnar form of red maple was introduced by the University of Minnesota in 1992. The orange-red or yellow fall foliage and beautiful silvery-gray bark add interest to the landscape.40’ Zone: 4 . Bowhaull Acer rubrum ‘Bowhaul’ Height: 50 .8 Height: 50’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20 .20’ Zone: 3 . Maple. Maple. consistently beautiful red fall color. Autumn Spire Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Spire’ Height: 15 .55’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 35 .20’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 15 . This specimen thrives in excessively moist conditions and is drought tolerant. Deep green glossy leaves give way to the most brilliant reds and oranges of any of the Sugar Maples in the fall.7 Selected as the 1997 Iowa Tree of the Year.8 Height: 50 . Adapts to a wide range of soils and climates.65’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 15 . The dense. It retains an upright. Tolerates drought and heat once established.20’ Zone: 3 .Maple. disease resistant foliage shows its fall color in September with a cast of red turning to gold.25’ Zone: 4 . columnar growth habit.6 This great cultivar of an Amur Maple has all the great attributes of the cultivar ‘Flame’ plus scarlet red samaras persists for up to six weeks. uniform growth habit and strong crotch angles. developing into a dense. . Disease and insect resistant. this vigorous hybrid of Silver and Red Maple has a dense.55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . Balista . Usually seedless.7 A very hardy small tree that is easily transplanted and adaptable to many soil types.7 Height: 45-50’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20 . Amur Flame Acer tataricum ssp. Autumn Blaze Acer freemanii. Autumn Flame is pyramidal when young.8 Armstrong is a hybrid of the Silver and Red Maple. Prized for its brilliant orange-red fall color. Excellent for parks or street tree. Autumn Flame Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ Height: 15 . The outstanding orange to scarlet fall color makes it an ideal specimen. It offers showy red male flowers in spring before the leaves open.75’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 50’ Zone: 4 . Armstrong Acer freemanii ‘Armstrong’ Maple. ovalrounded habit. Balista Maple (Fall Fiesta) is a full tree with beautiful symmetrical branching.40’ Zone: 4 . Maple. Ginnala Maple. Amur Hot Wings Acer tataricum ‘Garann’ Maple.20’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . shapely tree with a rounded crown.Fall Fiesta Acer saccharum. and great hardiness. but it also may be used for screens and wildlife plantings Often one of the first trees to show its brilliant red fall color. ‘Balista’ Height: 50 . Insignificant cream colored flowers appear in spring after leaves emerge. Adaptable to a wide range of soils and tolerant to tough conditions. It is reported to be resistant to sun scald and frost cracking. ‘Jeffersred’ Maple.20’ Zone: 4 . Adapts to a wide range of soils. Adapts to most soils.25’ Zone: 3 . A good street tree. ascending branching structure and a strong central leader. This rapid growing hybrid of the Silver and Red Maple has an upright.
It produces only male flowers thus no fruit or nuisance seedlings. Hardy tree with a rounded. Maple Green Column Acer nigrum ‘Green Column’ Maple.7 A brilliant red purple autumn color. Usually seedless. A vigorous. Intolerant of heavy wet soils. red-leaved variety. parks and lawns. Maple. rich maroon foliage retained throughout the growing season. Rounded form with a straight trunk.Maple. . dense canopy and a moderately spreading crown. A good street tree. Adapts to most soils. Upright.25’ Zone: 4 . Emerald Luster Spread: 20 . dark green turning deep yellow-orange-red in fall. uniform growth habit and strong crotch angles. Very dense. Adaptable to a wide range of soil types. Good for urban areas. fast growing tree that forms an oval to rounded. Greenish-yellow flowers appear in spring before leaves. Good for streets. A vigorous.7 This tree is valued for its dense. Crimson King Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’ Height: 20’-25’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 10’-12’ Zone: 4-8 Height: 40 .45’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 20 . Shallow root system. This tree is valued for its dense.45’ Zone: 4-7 Height: 50-55 Growth Rate: Fast Excellent tree parent plant was discovered in Boone. columnar growth habit make this tree perfect for small urban lots or areas needing a bold vertical element. A vigorous. Foliage emerges as a bright crimson before turning deep maroon for summer.40’ Zone: 4 . this cultivar’s foliage turns reddish-bronze in fall. A slow grower for a maple. red-leaved variety.55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 30 . Burgundy Belle Acer rubrum ‘Magnificent Magenta’ Maple. Foliage resistant to leaf tatter. Excellent for lawn planting and great for a shade tree above a patio. Needs well drained soils and adequate moisture.7 Height: 50’-60’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35’.7 Height: 20-25’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 4 .25’ Zone: 4 . Prized for its narrow upright form. rich maroon foliage retained throughout the growing season. The dense. Adaptable to a wide variety of soil conditions. this tree is great for narrow locations. Celebration Acer freemanii. symmetrical crown. Heavy textured foliage is glossy. drained soils.8 Height: 50 . Brandywine Rubrum Maple.9 This rapid growing hybrid of the Silver and Red Maple has an upright. parks and lawns.45’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 30 . ‘Celzam’ Maple. Prefers moist well. Good for streets. Outstanding fall color ranges from orangeyellow to orange-red depending on site conditions. dark green foliage turns yellow in fall.35’ Zone: 4 . disease resistant foliage shows its fall color in September with a cast of red turning to gold. Rounded form with a straight trunk. Crimson Sentry Acer platanoides ‘Crimson Sentry’ Height: 40 . A slow grower for a maple. Maple. this cultivar’s foliage turns reddish-bronze in fall.35’ Zone: 4 . Exceptional drought tolerance once established. Iowa. Commemoration Sugar Acer saccharum ‘Commemoration’ Height: 40 .45’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 .
leathery. Garnet has a graceful cascading form with a fine leaf texture. Leaves will hold red color all season long if in a sunnier location.50’ Zone: 4 . tolerates shade.15’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 12 .Maple.9 Bloodgood is one of the hardiest Japanese maples for northern climates.8 A widely used Norway cultivar that has demonstrated good tolerance to adverse conditions. windy and dry conditions in the summer. Color of bark will intensify during cold winter months. Excellent accent tree best know for its red–coral colored bark. well drained soil. Japanese Sango Kaku Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’ Height: 50 .65’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . The waxy coating on the leaves helps protect them from hot. Flax Mill Majesty Acer saccharum ‘Flax Mill Majesty’ Maple. Still protection form winter winds will help prevent any tip die back. Maple. Can be planted in full sun location if adequate water is provided. Fall color includes brilliant reds and crimson tones. Tolerates a wide variety of soils. dark green foliage turns orange-yellow in fall. Late afternoon shade will help leaves from burning. Maple.50’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . However the more sun exposure the greater amount of water this tree will require to prevent leaves from burning. Prefers moist. an oval-rounded shape and a straight trunk. Foliage is dark green in summer. Requires well drained soil and adequate moisture. Prefers late afternoon shade and moist well drained soil conditions. Japanese Inaba Shidare Acer Palmatum Height: 60’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 40’ Zone: 4 . Leaves emerge bright red in spring turning to dark glossy green for summer.7 Height: 6 . Fall color may very from year to year with brilliant yellows to muted shades of red. It is a rapid grower with ascending branches. .8 Height: 45-50’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 3 . Leaves will not green up in the hot summer months. This cut leaf differs from others in that it is an upright form with larger darker leaves. Will require some sun. The foliage is dark green in summer turning bright yellow in fall.8 Height: 12’-15’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 10’-15’ Zone: 5-8 A rapid grower with numerous thick branches and an oval form.10 Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 10 . Emerald Queen Acer platanoides ‘Emerald Queen’ Maple. Leaves emerge with hints of reddishpink tones before turning yellow-green for summer months.15’ Zone: 5 . Thick. It has an excellent symmetrical form. Japanese Garnet Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’ Height: 45 . vigorous grower with upright-oval form and a strong branching habit. Prefers moist well drained soil. Karpick maple has an upright form great for small areas in need of vertical height without the width. Color may vary depending on planting site. Karpick Acer rubrum ‘Karpick’ Height: 12 .40’ Zone: 4 . Resistant to sun scald and frost crack. Grows noticeably faster than other cut leaf maples when young slowing down with maturity. Japanese Bloodgood Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’ Maple.12’ Zone: 5 .7 Height: 10’-15’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 8’-10’ Zone: 4-8 Exceptional. Green Mountain Sugar Acer saccharum ‘Green Mountain’ Maple. turning orange with red tones in fall. Maple.
Stunning accent plant in the landscape.7 Compact narrow habitat.7 Height: 40’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 25’ Zone: 3 . Legacy Sugar Acer saccharum Maple. burgundy. Parkway Acer platanoides ‘Parkway’ Height: 40 . especially when young. Attractive red samaras mature in late spring and attract birds and squirrels. The waxy coating help to protect them from the hot windy and dry conditions during the summer. long-lasting. dark green leaves.40’ Zone: 4 . Resistant to wind damage. Holds fall color into November.7 Height: 30 . Excellent street planting tree or specimen that is adaptable to heavy clay soils. Leaves will fade to yellow-green through the summer months. leaf shape and growth rate. Tolerant of poor soils and harsh environmental conditions. rounded crown and a fine branching habit.40’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 25 . Excellent tree for smaller urban areas. Dense green foliage turns bright yellow in the fall. Foliage is very dark glossy green turning bright yelloworange to red in fall. October Glory Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’ Height: 40’-55’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 35’-50’ Zone: 4-7 Height: 45 . Maple. oval tree with a compact growth habit.45’ Zone: 3 .70’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . Requires well drained soil in adequate Moisture.7 Height: 35 . The glossy. The foliage is bright golden yellow. An excellent. but prefers acidic soil. ‘Parkway’ is a hardy tree with a compact and broadly upright pyramidal habit. Excellent tree for streets.Maple. dark green foliage turns yellow-orange to red in fall. fast growing tree with an upright.30’ Zone: 4 . Broadoval crown with an upright growth habit. Princeton Gold Acer platanoides ‘Princeton Gold’ Height: 25 . Similar to Norway Maple in branching.30’ Zone: 4 .20’ Zone: 4 .9 Dense crown with thick. Maple. spreading.45’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 30-35’ Zone: 4 - An upright. Free of pests and diseases. Adapts over a wide range of climates and soils. Good branching structure and a uniform canopy. green. formal areas or accent. Afternoon Shade will help tree hold color better during summer months and reduce leaf scorch.60’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 30 . vigorous shade tree popular for its dependable.55’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 15 . . orange.7 This fast growing hybrid of the Silver and Red Maple has a strong central leader with broad columnar form. ‘Warrenred’ Height: 55 . intense red fall color. Dark green summer foliage turns yellow in fall. Norway Columnare Acer platanoides ‘Columnare’ Maple. Norwegian Sunset Acer truncatum ‘Keithsform’ Maple. and oval crown. yellow and gold in the fall for a uniquely interesting appearance. Marmo Acer freemanii ‘Marmo’ Maple. A vigorous. Maple. Known as a good street tree and utilized by many cities. Green foliage turns to a mottled blend of red. Excellent tree for small areas. Shows resistance to heat tolerance. Bark color is a interesting pale gray.35’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 25 . Red and orange fall colors. Pacific Sunset Acer truncatum. Tolerates summer heat.
but preferring damp environments. this hybrid of the Silver and red Maple combines the best features of each parent.40’ Zone: 4 .40’ Zone: 4 . no flowers or seeds are produced. The growth rate is said to be twice as fast as the species.40’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . Very attractive maple specimen. dark green foliage. Sun Valley Acer rubrum ‘Sun Valley’ Height: 35 .7 Height: 50 . This tree has a symmetrical ovate crown and smaller green leaf.7 Similar to the Crimson King. Royal Red Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ Maple.7 Spread: 25 .30’ Zone: 4 . and tends to have more of a red fall color than the other Sugars. The leaves are smaller than most maples and turn orange to red in fall. Dense.40’ Zone: 4 . This is a fast growing Sugar Maple which is resistant to frost cracks and sunscald. A hardy cultivar selected for its nearly perfect shape and excellent branching habit. has uniform branching and a straight trunk. A male tree. The outstanding display of orange to red fall color lasts several weeks. Maple Fall Color Chart Red / Orange / Burgundy Amur Flame Autumn Blaze Autumn Flame Armstrong Burgundy Belle Celebration Crimson King Japanese Bloodgood Marmo October Glory Pacific Sunset Red Red Sunset Royal Red Scanlon Sienna Glen Sun Valley Yellow / Gold Columnar Norway Commemoration Sugar Deborah Emerald Queen Green Mountain Sugar Legacy Sugar Norway Norwegian Sunset Superform State Street Maple. Superform Acer platanoides ‘Superform’ Height: 45 . Wright Brothers is also resistant to leaf scorch and is hardy to –25° F. Perfect for street plantings and smaller residential lots.7 Height: 45 . Adapts well over a wide range of climates and soil conditions. thick. Fall color may range form butter-yellow to a golden-yellow depending on site conditions. Extremely tolerate to urban conditions. preferring slightly more acidic and moist soil. Tolerant of most conditions.Maple.40’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 25 .60’ Growth Rate: Fast A hardy. Maple. dark foliage are characteristics of this impressive tree. It is broad-oval to rounded in form. Having exceptional long lasting fall color. Wright Brothers Maple. the Sienna is resistant to frost cracking. Supporting better branching habits than the Silver yet not as refined as the Red. In fall the foliage turns to a bright yellow. Foliage is large. Adaptable to a wide range of soils. Adapts to a wide range of soils. Red Sunset Acer rubrum ‘Franksred’ Maple.40’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 30 .30’ Zone: 4 . State Street Acer miyabei ‘Morton’ Height: 30 . broad-oval head with a straight trunk.55’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . Red Sunset is a vigorous.7 Height: 45 .50’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . but believed to be hardier with a better maroon foliage color. Rapid growing. The Sun Valley is a cross between the Red Sunset and the Autumn Flame. Maple.45’ Zone: 4 . sunscald and dieback. fast-grower with dense. pyramidal to rounded form and glossy. fast growing tree. . Sienna Glen Acer freemanii ‘Sienna’ Acer saccharum ‘Wright Brothers’ Height: 35 . that turns to a brilliant red.8 ‘State Street Maple has an excellent adaptability to a wide range of landscape applications. glossy and bright rich red throughout growing season turning bronze-brown in fall.7 Selected as the Iowa Tree of the Year in 2000. Prefers acidic soil.40’ Zone: 4 .50’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 .
Pinkish-white flowers in late spring. Lower branches are pendulous. An impressive shade tree forming a broad. Likes moist river bank Oak. this oak develops into a quality shade tree at a rapid rate. well-drained soils.25’ Zone: 5 .55’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 45 .70’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 35 . middle branching horizontal and upper branches are upright. velvety undersides.35’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . Foliage emerges pinkish-red in spring turning glossy. densely round-topped crown. Fall foliage ranges from yellowish-brown to red. rich acid. Thornless with nonedible fruit. Prefers acidic. Exfoliating white and dark brown bark call attention to this tree during the winter months. Prefers well-drained acidic soil.80’ Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 70 . leathery leaves have grayish-white undersides and turn yellow-green to yellow-brown in fall. Lustrous dark green leaves have whitish. spreading branching habit. Glossy green foliage turns purple-red in fall. Leaves persist into winter. Bur Quercus macrocarpa Oak. less susceptible to wind damage. A vigorous tree that is pyramidal in youth maturing into an oval form. green persistent fruit. Dark green. Cardinal Royal Sorbus aucuparia ‘Michred’ Oak.90’ Zone: 3 . Swamp White Quercus bicolor Height: 8-10’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 8-10’ Zone: 3 .8 Height: 55 .60’ Zone: 4 .9 Named the 1999 Iowa Tree of the Year. Chanticleer (Cleveland) Oak. Oak. Leaves persist into winter. open form at maturity.20’ Zone: 4 . Clusters of snowy white flowers in spring flowed by small. It is pest and pollution resistant and moderately salt tolerant. Upright English Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’ Pear. Diablo on Std. Glossy green summer foliage turns outstanding reddish-orange to plum in fall. gray-green. It has better form than the Bradford. leaves maintain their dark green color throughout the year until they turn brown in autumn. Develops a strong central leader and wider branch angles which make it more resistant to storm damage.September.55’ Zone: 4 .8 Height: 50 .8 Height: 25 .8 Upright English Oak is an upright. Brilliant red fruit appears in August . Prefers moist. The Chanticleer pear has an upright oval habit with a dense. Prefers acid soils. symmetrical upright grower with a straight trunk and upright branching. deciduous tree which eventually matures into a dense elongated oval shape with a short trunk and makes a striking landscape specimen. Dark green leaves have silvery undersides and turn rust color in fall.40’ Zone: 4 . White flowers in spring. Great shade with its size is able cast shade over large areas.8 An excellent large shrub small tree. The branching habit gives it a very elegant appearance. Foliage is dark green turning bronze-red in fall. Ninebark. Growing moderately-fast to 40 to 50feet high and only 12 to 18 feet wide. dark green in summer and finally to a russet-red to bright red in fall.65’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 50 .35’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 15 .35’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20 . Pear. Growth habit is pyramidal with strong central leader. Upright rounded form with reddish purple foliage on arching branches.50’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 12-18’ Zone: 5 –8 Height: 30 . They often remain on the tree for some time before dropping. columnar. Shumard Quercus Shumardii Height: 30 . Aristocrat (Callery) Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’ Height: 40 . Northern Red Quercus rubra Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’ Height: 50 . Shiny dark green leaves with smooth gray bark. Physocarpus opufolius ‘Diablo’ Oak. Adapts to various soils and is tolerant of most climates and city conditions. Fall colors are a deep crimson red color. Grows well in wet soils especially after they are established.20’ Zone: 2 Height:50’-80’ Growth Rate: fast Spread: 50-60’ Zone: 5-9 A vigorous. Grows in most soil types.Mountain Ash. long lived shade tree developing a massive trunk and a rounded. . Pin Quercus palustris Height: 60 . well-drained soils.8 An excellent.
Autumn Brilliance Amelchier grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’ Height: 25 . After leaves have fallen off the twisted and contorted branches are exposed creating a eye catching focal point in your yard. Twisty baby doesn’t reliably flower every year. This species has shown Plum. Small. green hearshaped foliage unfolds.8’ Zone: 5 .8 Height: 8-10’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 4 . Fragrant. Twisty Baby Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Twisty Baby ’ Height: 15 . smoky haze to branch tips.85’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 50 . Depending on the desired form tree may require winter protection from winter winds.65’ Zone: 5 . deep purple fruit.35’ Zone: 4 . Plum. Foliage color is retained throughout the growing season.9 Height: 10-15’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 5-9 ‘Forest Pansy’ is a cultivar that has purple heart shaped leaves that open bright reddish-purple. Thundercloud Prunus cerasifera ‘Thundercloud’ Robinia.25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 8 . this is ideal for urban situations as it tolerates adverse conditions. Fragrant violet purple wisteria like flowers bloom mid to late spring. which appear after the flowers and give a long-lasting.9 Height: 15 .8 Height: 6 . Showy white flowers in April. purplish-black. Tightly clustered bluish-green leaflets hang on branches to create a cascading form all summer long.20’ Zone: 4 . An excellent small specimen tree. Tolerant of most soils. Redbud.Planetree. New leaves have a orange-hue maturing to a deep merlotburgundy. light brown bark is very attractive in the winter landscape. Eastern Clump Cercis canadensis Serviceberry.9 Height: 20-25’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 4 . sweet fruits attract birds and can be used for jam and jelly. Foliage opens reddish-purple in spring turning green in summer and yellow-green in fall. Foliage will incorporate hints of green during hot summer months. open spreading form. It has plume-like seed clusters.8 Tight columnar selection of Newport plum. able to handle dry infertile soils once established. deep purple foliage. Sparse. Light gray bark is attractive in fall.7 An upright tree with a dense head.18’ Zone: 3 . irregular shaped multi-stem tree (clump) with ascending branches and open form. Prefers moist soils. olive. Purple Robe Robinia pseudoacacia Height: 20 . Redbud. glossy. The cream.8 Pyramidal in youth maturing into a large. Lavender Twist Weeping Cercis Canadensis ‘Covey’ Height: 55 . Flowers produce purple-brown seed pods that persist on tree till they are blown off the tree. This small tree has multi-season interest. Forest Pansy Cercis Canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ Smoktree.30’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 30 . single pink flowers appear before the attractive.10’ Zone: 4 .7’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 5 . Prefers moist well drained soil. A good small specimen tree.25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 .25’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 15 . Crimson Pointe Prunus x cerasifera ’Cipriozam’ Robinia. This shrub or small tree has stunning dark red-purple foliage that turns scarlet in autumn. Extremely hardy tree. London (Sycamore) Platanus acerfolia ‘Bloodgood’ Redbud. Adapts to acidic or alkaline soil. Rosy-pink flowers appear early spring before leaves emerge. . The graceful branches of this small tree are covered with bright pink flowers before the dark. Flowers tend to be more of a darker purple than that of the straight species.35’ Zone: 4 . Royal Purple Cotinus coggyria ‘Royal Purple’ Height: 25 . Color will be more intense and last longer if tree is exposed to full sun with late afternoon shade. before the tree leafs out.30’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 30 . Single or multi-stemmed small tree valued for its spectacular display of white flowers in spring and brilliant red-orange fall color. but it will put on a show in early June. Medium to dark green summer foliage turns dull yellow-brown in fall.8 Small.
Prefers well-drained soils. 4” seed pods arrive in fall. Small camellia like flowers are abundant in JuneAugust months. Not demanding of site conditions.8’ Zone: 4 . . but will perform best in part shade. Slender Silhouette Liquidambar styraciflua Willow. The distinctive. colorful. New shoots are yellow to yellow-green in color. Mature fruit are black in color. Fall color is deep maroon to red. American Cladrastris kentuckea Height: 60 . Named for the yellowish wood beneath the bark. Yellowwood is vase-shaped in youth becoming broad.40’ Zone: 3 . Dappled Std Salix integra ‘Alba Maculata’ Height: 30-35’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 5-9 Height: 5 . Light brown. and the few that do develop fail to completely develop. Dark green star shaped leaves turn burgundy red in the fall. Plant in moist well drained soils. creamy white flowers.Stewartia.50’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 40 . Tolerant of full sun if soil conditions are favorable. Does well in either full sun or part shade. Cherokee Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Ward’ Willow. It is quite spectacular in spring with its show of fragrant. Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera Yellowwood. The very smooth. As the growth matures. Nannyberry Tree Viburnum lentago Height: 15-20 Growth Rate: Slow Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 5 . pendulous branches. Best color in full sun. the pink fades and the leaves become mottled and streaked with green and white.75’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 35 . This large shrub or small tree produces 2-3" clusters of white flowers in the spring. greenishyellow flowers appear mid-spring.50’ Zone: 4 .6 This small tree has something to offer all year. Bark is extremely attractive against snow. self branching shrub or tree with tricolor leaves are sure to attract attention in your landscape. tulip-like.20’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 6 . green leaves are 1 1/2" wide and up to 4" long.8 A large tree that maintains a fairly narrow oval crown with age. Pruning is required to remove suckers if a tree form is desired. Attractive. Prairie Cascade Salix ‘Prairie Cascade’ Height: 30-35’ Growth Rate: Moderate Spread: 6-8’ Zone: 4-9 Height: 30 .8 Height: 40 . rounded at maturity. Likes moist soil. Fall color will vary from year to year depending on fall. Sweetgum. cinnamon and brown. Most years yellow with hints of maroon can be expected. gray bark resembles that of a beech tree. Sweetgum. A beautiful specimen tree that is often under utilized in landscapes. Prefer ample moisture and are often found along waterways. bright green summer foliage turns brilliant golden yellow in fall.7 Height: 15 . New growth appears green and creamy white with pink overtones. Bark resembles camouflage with shades of gray. Prefers moist well drained soils in rich soils. The glossy.10’ Zone: 3 .6 Exciting new cultivar is extremely slender perfect for hedge or as a bold accent. Hardy to –28 degrees this new cultivar produces few frits. Pruning will force new growth and the color cycle starts all over again. This willow is a large round to wide-spreading tree with slender.50’ Zone: 4 . Foliage emerges very early in the spring and remains on the tree late into the fall. Prefers moist well drained soils in full sun. Korean Stewartia koreana Viburnum.9 Nearly FRUITLESS variety perfect for northern climates.8’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 5 . Requires no pruning to maintain narrow form.35’ Growth Rate: Fast Spread: 35 . but may become more rounded when grown in open situations. Beautiful.