The coral tree (Erythrina species) is a family of trees with incredible flowers. Core Coral tree facts Name – Erythrina Family – Fabaceae Type – shrub Height – 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 meters) Exposure – full sun Soil: rich – Foliage: deciduous – Flowering: end of spring, early summer It’s part of the Fabaceae family, as are Acacia and beans. Another common name for […]
You are certainly familiar with its branches that are covered with velvety catkins in spring… With its tight-bound shape, the ‘Kilmarnock’ goat willow (Salix caprea) is perfect for small gardens and balconies.
You might not expect this: what is most fatal to olive trees in winter isn’t the cold – it’s moisture. Protect and winterize your olive tree by diverting excess water and providing shelter and insulation.
Butterfly bush key facts : Botanical names: Buddleja, Buddleia Common names – Butterfly bush, butterfly tree, summer lilac Family – Scrophulariaceae Type – Shrub Bearing – round Height – 10 to 18 feet (3 to 5 meters), depending on the species Breadth – 6 to 10 feet (2 to 3 meters) Exposure – full sun to part sun Soil – any type […]
A short-lived species in the Pear family, Bradford pear (Pyrus calleryana) bears particularly abundant blooms in early Spring. Bradford pear key facts Name – Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’ Family – Rosaceae Type – tree Height – 30 to 50 feet (9 to 15 m) Exposure – full and part sun Soil – no special requirements Foliage – deciduous Flowering – March to […]