A show-off in fall, fothergilla is hardy in zones 5 to 8 and blooms in mid-spring. Mix in a partially shaded border with hostas, ferns, viburnum and foam flower.
Look for dwarf variety ‘Mount Airy,’ a winner for its fall color. Fothergilla is a three season shrub with bright white flowers in spring and glossy green foliage in summer.
The gorgeous, Flowering Dogwood is the state tree of Virginia and is just one example of the type of exceptional tree Nature Hills has to offer to the “Old Dominion” state. A popular choice of Virginians is also the Purple Crepe Myrtle, with its prolific profusion of purple blooms that display all summer long.
Royal Empress often appeals to those in the “Cavalier State” as well, its. Mar 07, FLOWERING ALMOND (Prunus glandulosa) SAUCER MAGNOLIA (Magnolia soulangiana) STAR MAGNOLIA (Magnolia stellata) FORSYTHIA (Forsythia x intermedia) FLOWERING QUINCE (Chaenomeles ‘Jet Trail’) KWANZAN CHERRY (Prunus serrulata) All of the early spring flowering trees and shrubs that we looked at today are blooming now in the Richmond, VA. This North American native is a great year-round plant.
It blooms in early spring with clusters of white flowers, then in early summer its fruit ripens to a blue color and attracts local birds. In the fall, the leaves change to a vibrant red or yellow.