27 Spectacular Spring-Blooming Trees

Are you looking for the perfect splash of color to add to your spring garden? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 27 of the most stunning spring-blooming trees for your landscape.

Sunlit pink cherry blossoms, a sight of ethereal beauty. Their delicate petals catch the sunlight, casting a soft pink hue. In the backdrop, a blurred canvas of more flowers against the serene expanse of a clear, blue sky.


Spring is a time of rebirth, rejuvenation, and a bursting forth of flowers that please the bees and gardeners alike. While spring-blooming herbaceous perennials make an impact, spring-blooming trees create a whole new level of color and vibrancy in your landscape. 

Spring-blooming trees are responsible for rebuilding pollinator populations after the winter. With the help of those pollinators, their flowers are often the first step in producing the summer fruits we enjoy so much. Enjoy these stunning specimens that will bring a burst of color to the spring landscape

Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud leaves display rich deep purple hues accentuated by vibrant green veins, a striking contrast against the leaf surface. Background softly blurred, revealing lush green foliage, creating a harmonious natural canvas behind the detailed leaf structure.
This plant is a resilient, stunning tree with early fuschia blooms.
botanical-name botanical name Cercis canadensis
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 20’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-9

The Eastern Redbud tree is a gorgeous, sturdy, low-maintenance tree with great cold, wind, and water tolerance. This North American native bursts onto the scene as one of the earliest bloomers of spring. The brilliant fuschia flowers are full of nectar, drawing early-season bees and butterflies to your garden

After flowering, the Eastern Redbud forms heart-shaped leaves that emerge red before deepening to dark green. The tree has an irregular branching habit and forms a wonderful domed canopy. To top it off, this tree turns gold in fall for three seasons of interest. 

Royal Star Magnolia

Bright white Royal Star Magnolia blooms, open and radiant in the sunlight. Delicate petals unfold elegantly, exuding purity and grace. Their branches form a blurred backdrop, highlighting the flowers' pristine beauty in natural surroundings.
This plant is a resilient, stunning tree with early white blooms.
botanical-name botanical name Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 10’-20’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-8

Evergreen magnolia trees are Southern United States staples, but did you know there are also cold-hardy magnolias? Royal Star is hardy to Zone 4 and blooms on bare branches, creating a wonderful cloud of large, white, star-shaped blooms in early spring. 

Plant this tree where it has some shelter from potential freezing winds. The flowers appear earlier than most; cold winds can damage the buds or blooms. The flowers are large and fragrant, making this a great tree to plant near your living spaces, where its beauty and perfume can be best enjoyed. 

Appalachian Joy Dogwood

A close-up of Appalachian Joy dogwood flowers, showcasing their exquisite elegance. Each bloom boasts four delicate, snowy white petals surrounding a green center, a picturesque fusion of purity and vibrancy that captivates the eye.
This dogwood tree has supernumerary bracts, yielding up to eight per flower.
botanical-name botanical name Cornus florida ‘Appalachian Joy’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 15’-25’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-9

Dogwood trees are classic spring bloomers that offer so much beauty throughout the year. You can’t go wrong with a dogwood tree, from flowers to foliage and berries. Appalachian Joy is a particularly floriferous variety producing snowy white blooms in early spring. 

Appalachian Joy has a special characteristic that sets it apart from most varieties. The flowers, which are bracts that surround smaller flowers, are supernumerary on this tree. That means that these trees produce up to eight bracts per flower rather than having only four bracts. 

Okame Cherry

Delicate pink Okame cherry blossoms in full bloom, showcasing intricate petals. A captivating symbol of spring, these flowers exude a sense of grace and renewal. The blurred background amplifies the enchanting abundance of these blossoms.
This cherry is an easy-care, fragrant tree with stunning pink blooms.
botanical-name botanical name Prunus ‘Okame’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 15’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 6-9

This small hybrid variety of cherry tree is easy to transplant and care for. It makes an excellent landscape focal point with its attractive shape and compact size. This tree is also wonderful to plant close to high-traffic areas where its gentle fragrance and beautiful flowers can be appreciated. 

From Canada to Florida, Okame cherry has a wide range and is tolerant of many different climates. The stunning pink blooms appear en masse in late winter before most other trees awaken from their winter dormancy. The flowers last longer than most cherry trees, as well. 

Thundercloud Plum

Clusters of pink Thundercloud plum flowers bloom along the stem. The blossoms boast a  pink hue, standing out against blurred branches and other blooming flowers in the background. Green foliage complements the pink blooms in the midst of this natural setting.
This tree boasts year-round beauty with stunning pink spring flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Prunus cerasifera ‘Thundercloud’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 15’-20’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-8

With a name this dramatic, you know this will be a spectacular tree. The Thundercloud plum tree has so many great qualities that praising it specifically for one season is difficult. However, the spring display from this plum tree is magnificent. It is a compact tree and produces an incredible show of fluffy pink flowers in spring.

Thundercloud also has delightfully moody, deep purple leaves, which retain color throughout the summer and fall. It also produces small, edible red fruits, adding even more color to this pretty cultivar

Saucer Magnolia

Tall pink saucer magnolia flowers command attention against the sky. Their delicate petals stand tall and proud, creating a striking contrast with the bare trees in the background, showcasing the beauty of nature in full bloom.
This magnolia varies in size and color, boasting large, fragrant flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Magnolia x soulangeana
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 15′-33′
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-9

Saucer Magnolias are a hybrid group commonly referred to as Japanese magnolias. These wonderful trees vary in size from large shrubs to small trees and in flower color from shades of white and pink to deeper reds and purples. 

The flowers are large and typically vase or chalice-shaped and vary in terms of fragrance as well, with most cultivars having fairly fragrant blooms. The trees are attractive with smooth gray bark and large, ovate leaves. They are vulnerable to late-season freezes because of their early-season blooming habit. 

Cherokee Chief Dogwood

Pink Cherokee Chief Dogwood flowers with delicate petals and green leaves bask in the sun's warm glow. In the blurred background, a silhouette of tree leaves adds a serene and enchanting touch.
This tree requires extra attention due to its susceptibility to anthracnose.
botanical-name botanical name Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Chief’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 15’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-9

This dogwood might catch you by surprise with its deep, ruby-red bracts that cover every branch. This tree is a nice, compact size and is easy to care for but susceptible to anthracnose, so it requires some extra care and observation

The well-shaped canopy and attractive foliage and bark make this a beautiful tree all year long, but in spring, it is a spectacular addition to the landscape. This tree is a work of art that makes an excellent garden focal point. 

Japanese Lilac

Clusters of Japanese lilac flowers display exquisite white petals with yellow anthers at their centers. The blurred background softly hints at greenery, providing a gentle contrast to the striking beauty of the blossoms.
The Japanese lilac tree, a larger and late-blooming species, showcases fragrant white flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Syringa reticulata
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 20’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 3-7

This is not your everyday lilac shrub. Japanese lilac tree is a much larger species of the much-loved genus and a later bloomer. Japanese lilac produces large clusters of highly fragrant white flowers in late spring. With flowers appearing after leaves, this is a spectacular and dramatic tree.

In addition to its large size, Japanese lilac trees are also very tolerant of drought, salt, and alkaline soil. They are attractive to pollinators and have a rounded canopy, adding an attractive shape to the landscape. 

Sakura Cherry

A sakura cherry tree, adorned with delicate pink blossoms, stretches its branches toward a vivid blue sky, evoking a serene and picturesque scene. The petals create a gentle canopy, painting the air with a soft, ethereal hue.
The Sakura cherry tree is famed for its stunning spring bloom of pale pink flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Prunus serrulata
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 15’-25’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-8

Cherry trees are notorious for their spectacular spring blooming season. While they are pretty trees throughout the year, spring is what these trees are famous for. The Sakura cherry tree is a classic Japanese cherry that produces many fluffy, pale pink flowers. 

Sakura cherry trees are strictly ornamental, bearing no edible fruit. These trees represent human mortality and the fleetingly beautiful nature of life. An avenue of these trees is a stunning addition to a long driveway or along the border of a garden. 

Tulip Tree

A tulip tree branch bears a stunning flower with vibrant hues. The flower displays orange and green petals resembling tulips, surrounded by green leaves, enhancing its natural allure amidst the branch's delicate structure.
A large variety of Magnolia, the tulip tree, blooms vibrant yellow and orange flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Liriodendron tulipifera
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 60’-90’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-9

This lovely, large member of the Magnolia family is known for its showy yellow and orange flowers that appear in late spring after the tree has its leaves. The flowers resemble those of an evergreen magnolia but are smaller and appear in much larger numbers. 

The tulip-shaped flowers are pale yellow with bold orange centers. This is one of the largest native flowering trees in North America, with some specimens growing as tall as 150 feet over time. Once the tree reaches 50’, the flowers can be difficult to see as they sit up on top of branches. 

Royal Poinciana

Red Royal Poinciana flowers, vibrant and fiery, bask in the sun's glow. Their slender green stems lift the bold blossoms. Each petal a vivid hue of crimson ignites the landscape with their brilliant presence.
The Royal Poinciana boasts stunning flame-orange spring flowers and a wide canopy with fernlike leaves.
botanical-name botanical name Delonix regia
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 30’-40’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 9-11

This is one of my favorite trees, but sadly, I no longer live in a climate that will support one of these beauties. The Royal Poinciana tree is easy to grow and care for, provided you live in a warm, humid climate. The good news for those living in tropical climates that don’t commonly see the influx of spring flowers seen elsewhere: this is a huge spring bloomer. 

The flowers of Royal Poinciana are flame orange and appear in large, fluffy clusters. The tree has a wonderful, wide branching habit that creates a low, wide canopy as the tree matures. It has beautiful fernlike leaves in summer and fall and is deciduous, even in the warmest of climates. 


Countless purple jacaranda flowers drenched in sunlight, radiating amidst lush green leaves. Their vibrant hue contrasts beautifully with the foliage, creating a stunning floral spectacle in full bloom.
These are perfect for tropical gardens, but won’t withstand temperatures below 30°F (-1°C).
botanical-name botanical name Jacaranda mimosifolia
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 25’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 10-11

Jacaranda trees are very similar to Royal Poinciana trees in appearance and habit. They have similar fronds of fernlike leaves and reach a similar height but with a slightly more oval-shaped crown compared with the lower dome of the former. The most noteworthy difference between these trees is the flower color. Jacaranda has the most stunning blue-purple flower clusters.

The unique color of the flowers and the profusion with which they appear make this a wonderful landscape element for the tropical gardener. It grows well from seed and matures within only a handful of years. Jacaranda trees are not cold tolerant at all and will not survive temperatures below 30°F (-1°C).

Yoshino Cherry

A Yoshino cherry tree stands adorned with numerous white flowers, creating a picturesque scene. Surrounding it, bare trees provide a contrasting backdrop. The delicate blossoms evoke a sense of ephemeral beauty against the stark, winter-like silhouette of the other trees.
Yoshino cherry tree boasts a dreamy, early spring bloom with delicate pale pink flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Prunus x yedoensis
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 30’-40’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-8

Yoshino is another stunning ornamental cherry tree with a magnificent early spring show. The flowers are a paler pink than many of its relatives, with just a whisper of blush in the petals and a slightly deeper center. This tree blooms so prolifically that it almost looks unreal.

This small tree is drought-tolerant and likes to be planted in full sun. The flowers appear before foliage and create fluffy, sweet, almond-scented clouds of flowers in the early spring landscape. The summer foliage is deep green and glossy, turning golden in fall. 

Agincourt Beauty Lilac

A dense cluster of Agincourt Beauty lilac flowers in purple shades adorned with green leaves. The small, delicate blooms create a striking contrast against the foliage. In the background, blurred manicured grass accentuates the floral elegance.
A smaller yet stunning lilac, Agincourt Beauty, boasts rich purple flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Syringa vulgaris ‘Agincourt Beauty’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 8’-15’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 3-7

Considered among the most beautiful lilac cultivars, Agincourt Beauty is a carnival for the senses. Although not a large tree, and more suited to a large shrub shape, what this plant lacks in stature, it makes up for in beauty and fragrance

The blue-green, heart-shaped leaves set the stage for this late spring bloomer. Agincourt Beauty produces deep purple buds that open into gorgeously rich purple flowers in large clusters. This variety has the largest individual flowers of any lilac. It is also very attractive to pollinators with its pleasing fragrance. 

Canada Plum

A close-up of Canada plum pink flowers, bathed in sunlight, with brown leaves complementing the delicate blossoms. The blurred background beautifully extends the view, revealing more of these beautiful flowers in their natural setting.
This is a fruit-bearing tree with fragrant early spring blossoms.
botanical-name botanical name Prunus nigra
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 20’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-9

Canada plum is typically used as a pollinator for other types of hybrid plums and bears edible fruit that can be eaten raw or made into jams. This is a small to medium-sized fruit tree that produces wonderful, fragrant blossoms in early spring before the leaves unfurl. 

When it comes to spring-blooming trees, fruit trees are always high on my list because they’re not just beautiful. They also produce delicious fruits to enjoy next season. Canada plum flowers are white to pale pink, both appearing on the same tree and resembling apple blossoms. 

Apple Serviceberry

White blooms adorn an apple serviceberry branch alongside muted green leaves. The flowers bring a delicate charm to the branch. The blurred background depicts a serene green ambiance.
This serviceberry blooms fragrant white spring flowers followed by edible blue fruits.
botanical-name botanical name Amelanchier arborea
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 15’-25’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-9

This Rosaceae family hybrid will bring beauty to the garden year-round. Attractive grey bark looks nice in winter, and blue-green leaves in summer turn vermillion in autumn, setting off deep blue berries. But we are here to talk about spring flowers, and this tree brings them for sure

Right about the same time the tree begins to produce leaves, the ends of branches all burst into bloom with clusters of white flowers. The flowers are pleasantly fragrant, and the blue fruits they produce are also edible. 

Carolina Silverbell

White Carolina Silverbells hang delicately from a branch, their bell-like blossoms gleaming. Tender leaves adorn the tip, adding to the elegant display. The background is a soft blur of lush greenery, framing this charming floral spectacle.
This tree showcases the simultaneous blooming of abundant, bell-shaped, white flowers in spring.
botanical-name botanical name Halesia carolina
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 30’-40’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-8

Carolina Silverbell is an attractive tree best suited to moist and cool climates. The best place for planting this tree is in partial shade and organically rich, acidic soil that holds moisture but also drains properly. 

Avoid planting this tree in coastal areas, as it is not salt tolerant. In spring, this multitrunked tree will produce leaves and flowers simultaneously. The flowers are plentiful, bell-shaped, and snow-white. Carolina Silverbell is a tree with great longevity, living up to 100 years in the right environment. 

White Fringetree

Sunlight bathes a white fringetree against a blue sky, its lush leaves and blossoms flourishing. The delicate flowers resemble cascading white fringes, adding elegance to the tree's vivid presence.
This fringetree is a compact, fragrant spring bloomer, perfect for smaller gardens.
botanical-name botanical name Chionanthus virginicus
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 12’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 3-9

For some reason, white fringetree seems less popular than other spring-blooming trees, but I am here to sing its praises as a great focal point in the spring garden. The compact, multitrunked tree fits into even smaller garden spaces, rarely reaching taller than 20 feet at maturity. 

In spring, fringetree blooms big time with fluffy, white flowers that look like fluff balls at the end of every branch. The unique flowers make this an especially bold choice, and they are wonderfully fragrant as well.

Prairie Fire Crabapple

A close-up of delicate pink Prairie Fire Crabapple flowers and leaves along brown stems. In the background, a beautiful array of additional flowers and foliage creates a captivating scene.
This tree dazzles with abundant, fragrant magenta blooms in spring.
botanical-name botanical name Malus ‘Prairie Fire’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 15’-20’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 4-8

You may have heard that the jury is divided on whether or not crabapples are edible. I can’t speak to that, but in terms of aesthetic beauty, they are truly spectacular in the spring

‘Prairie Fire’ is certainly a stand-out variety of this group of flowering trees. This one blooms so profusely that the branches look as though they are heavily flocked. Mounds of brilliant magenta flowers are lightly fragrant and positively glow in the garden. 


Sunlit white fothergilla flowers and small leaves on branches.  Their shape resembles bottlebrushes, each blossom round and delicate. The background, blurred, exhibits additional leaves and branches in the scene.
A low-maintenance shrub, fothergilla boasts show-stopping spring blooms with unique stamen-packed flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Fothergilla
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 6’-10’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-9

This plant falls more into the category of a large shrub, but its blooms rival any full-sized tree in the spring landscape. Fothergilla is adaptable and unfussy, requiring little of its owner. White, bottlebrush-like flowers appear at the same time as green foliage. These flowers are composed entirely of stamens. 

The foliage turns deep green in the summer and then lights up the fall landscape in shades of yellow, red, and orange, all on the same plant. It can grow in sun or partial shade but will flower best with full sun. 

Iwai Nishiki Quince

Iwai Nishiki quince flowers and leaves on branches. The red flowers feature striking yellow centers, resembling delicate flames. In the blurred background, lush leaves create a harmonious tapestry of colors.
This shrub blooms in late winter with bold, double-petal flowers and edible yet tart fruits.
botanical-name botanical name Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Iwai Nishiki’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 6’-10’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-9

Another large shrub rather than a tree, ‘Iwai Nikishi’ quince is a wonderful bloomer. This plant springs to life in late winter, producing bold, large, double-petal form flowers with golden yellow stamens. The flowers are quite large and bright, so although they are less bountiful than some others on the list, they stand out wonderfully against the late winter grays. 

Small, yellow fruits follow the flowers. The fruits are pretty and edible but a bit tart, so they are best used in baking and making jams. Quince plants are fairly drought tolerant once established and grow well in full sun or partial shade.

Yellow Trumpet Tree

A close-up of yellow trumpet flowers in bloom. The petals are slightly wrinkled, adding texture to their bright, sunny hue. In the blurred background, more of these distinctive flowers adorn the branches of the tree.
The Yellow Trumpet tree is a stunning spring bloomer, suitable for container gardening.
botanical-name botanical name Handroanthus chrysotrichus
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 25’-35’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 10-11

Yellow trumpet tree, also called golden trumpet tree, is a wonderful focal point and a bountiful spring bloomer. It can be kept smaller as a large container tree if you prefer to be able to move it around to enjoy the amazing floral display that this tree puts on in spring. 

Sometimes evergreen but often deciduous, this is a warm-weather tree that won’t tolerate a hard freeze. In spring, massive amounts of bright yellow flowers look like they might weigh down the branches. The flowers can continue to bloom sporadically throughout the summer as well. 

Weeping Extraordinaire Cherry

A close-up of weeping extraordinaire cherry flowers and leaves against a blurred green background. The pink, ruffled flowers create a delicate display, complemented by the green leaves tinged with hints of brown, all under soft sunlight.
This tree boasts an elegant weeping habit and abundant double-petaled flowers.
botanical-name botanical name Prunus x ‘Extrazam’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 15’-20’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-8

It would be hard to find a more beautiful spring-blooming tree than the ‘Weeping Extraordinaire’ cherry tree. Its lovely weeping habit makes it a stunning tree in summer and fall. The limbs sway gently in a breeze. This is a wonderful focal point tree, and it doesn’t need much space for maximum impact. 

In the spring, large, double-petaled flowers bloom in heavy clusters all over the tree’s branches. All cherry trees are beautiful in the spring, but there is something about the shape of this tree and its elegant growth habit that makes it a favorite of mine. 

Stellar Ruby Magnolia

A singular Stellar Ruby Magnolia bloom with pink, elongated petals amidst green leaves. The flower exhibits a rich hue and elegant length. Surrounding foliage creates a soft, blurred backdrop to this stunning floral centerpiece.
This magnolia offers deep ruby flowers but needs shelter in colder zones.
botanical-name botanical name Magnolia x ‘Stellar Ruby’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 10’-15’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 7-9

‘Stellar Ruby’ is unique among magnolia trees. It is an evergreen, warm-weather tree occasionally referred to as banana tree because of the scent of its flowers. The flowers are deep ruby red with yellow stamens, and they smell like a mix of tropical flowers and bananas. 

This magnolia has been bred to have better cold tolerance than its evergreen relatives, but it won’t survive north of Zone 7. In Zones 7-8, plant this tree in a sheltered spot, giving it a thick layer of mulch in late fall. 

Rainbow Shower Tree

A close-up of rainbow shower flowers and buds. The flowers have vibrant pink petals with a yellow center. Their buds appear as elongated pods waiting to bloom, hinting at the beauty yet to unfurl.
This tree boasts a unique mix of white, pink, and yellow flowers on the same tree.
botanical-name botanical name Cassia javanica
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun
height height 30’-50’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 10-11

This is not a tree for cold climates. It can only be grown in the ground in Zones 10-11, so it is one of those rare, tropical spring bloomers that those in the southernmost zones will appreciate. This is a hybrid variety of cassia tree, bred for the color of its flowers. 

Because it is a cross between golden and pink varieties, the flowers on Rainbow Shower can range between those shades, from white to pink and yellow. The flower color spans a wide range on the same tree. 

Oklahoma Redbud

Purple-toned Oklahoma redbud flowers bloom along the branch. The striking color stands out against the tree's bark. These blossoms add a beautiful touch of vibrancy to the natural setting.
This redbud blooms with an abundance of pinkish-purple flowers in late winter.
botanical-name botanical name Cercis canadensis var. texensis
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 20’-30’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 6-9

Redbud trees truly make some of the greatest impacts on the spring garden. They bloom very early, at the end of winter, leading the way for spring to follow. Oklahoma redbud is a small cultivar, reaching only 20 feet or less. It fits well into most garden spaces. 

Oklahoma redbud produces many flowers in late winter and early spring. The branches become covered in small, pinkish-purple flowers that light up the landscape. The summer foliage is quite attractive as well. 

Ann Magnolia

Ann Magnolia flowers and delicate leaves grace slender branches. The petals showcase a captivating gradient, shifting from a rich deep purple at the base to a soft, enchanting light purple towards the edges.
This plant flaunts stunning, dark purple-red, tulip-shaped flowers in early spring.
botanical-name botanical name Magnolia liliiflora ‘Nigra’
sun-requirements sun requirements Full sun to partial shade
height height 8’-12’
hardiness-zones hardiness zones 5-8

This special magnolia has an interesting story. She is one of the National Arboretum series of ‘Little Girls.’ These hybrid, deciduous magnolias were bred for their compact size, cold tolerance, and beautiful spring floral displays

Ann is one of the more popular of the eight girls and has the darkest flowers. Chalice-shaped flowers bloom in early spring and are deep purple-red. These rather large flowers face upward and have a tulip-like appearance. 

Final Thoughts

With so many stunning cultivars, choosing just one to add to the garden is hard. Whether your space is large or small, in a warm or cold climate, there are so many wonderful flowering trees to add to the garden. Hopefully, this list will help point you in the right direction. Happy planting!

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