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P. ‘Beni-yutaka’ AGM (H6) pale pink flowers close up

Hardy Plant Focus: Prunus Part 2 - flowering cherries for street tree planting

Anyone in the trade who is involved with trees for street planting, whether field or container growers, wholesalers and traders or their customers, will be aware of the relatively short list of suitable candidates among flowering cherry cultivars.

Asano: each deep-pink chrysanthemum flower has up to 100 pointed petals

Hardy Plant Focus: Prunus part 1 - flowering cherries for the garden

Flowering cherries are a quintessential harbinger of spring in the UK — probably more so than crab apples, hawthorns, rowans and whitebeams combined — and they likely constitute the most often-planted and widely recognised garden trees.

Magnolia 'Royal Purple'

Hardy Plant Focus: Magnolia — large-flowered hybrids for the garden

This genus contains unarguably some of the most beautiful shrubs and trees, in terms of both flowers and fragrance, that we are able to grow in our temperate UK climate.


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