A selection of trees with beautiful spring blossom.
Flowering cherry trees
An impressive spreading ornamental cherry tree, with light pink double-flowers.
Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.
Japanese flowering cherry trees
A popular columnar flowering cherry, also known as the Flagpole Cherry.
Amber Beauty is a form of the Manchurian Cherry, notable for dense clusters of white blossom.
This small shrub-like tree has perhaps the strongest autumn display of any Amelanchier.
A small slow-growing upright crab-apple, with bronze-green leaves, beautiful dark pink flowers with white centres, and maroon fruits in the autumn.
This beautiful flowering cherry has a graceful upright habit and white/pink blossom.
A Japanese flowering cherry with white blossom. Flowering may begin around Christmas and continue to spring in some seasons.
A Japanese flowering cherry with light pink blossom, can sometimes flower through the whole winter.
A popular tree-like Amelanchier with white blossom and good autumn leaf colours.
Malus Barbara has dark pink blossom and small purple fruitlets.
This form of the Japanese apricot has scented pink blossom which appears early in the spring.
Beni-yutaka is a pink blossom tree, which also features attractive red autumnal leaves.
Black Tulip has deep ruby red flowers, the darkest of any Magnolia variety.
Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.
A Japanese flowering cherry, notable for its large pink double flowers.
A pretty and graceful spreading tree with a mass of pink / white flowers, and small red fruits.
Also known as Princeton Cardinal, a bronze-leaved crab-apple with pink-red spring blossom and red fruitlets in the autumn.
An unusual winter-flowering cherry, which also has superb autumn leaf colours.
Flowering pear trees
Chanticleer is a form of the Callery Pear, with attractive spring blossom and autumn colours.
Flowering dogwood trees
An upright spreading form of the American dogwood, with white blossom and variegated leaves.
Cherokee Princess is an American flowering dogwood, noted for its large white flower clusters.
Albizia (Silk) trees
A purple-leaved weeping form of the Silk Tree, with the characteristic candy-floss pink flowers.
Named after the copper-brown colour of the young leaves which contrast with the large white flowers.
A naturally dwarf bushy-crab-apple. White blossom followed by tiny golden spherical fruitlets, and yellow autumn leaf colours.
An outstanding small flowering cherry, with deep pink blossom and attractive autumn colour.
A more erect form of Sargent's cherry, and with more dramatic autumn colours.
Comtesse de Paris can be considered as an improved Golden Hornet. It features the same white blossom and persistent yellow fruitlets, but grows with a better form.
Malus Coralburst is a naturally compact crab-apple with a superb blossom display and small persistent yellow-orange fruitlets.
This is the Chinese Dogwood, and features a mass of large white blossom, followed by attractive autumn leaf colours.
A purple-leaved flowering plum tree, which grows with an upright compact form.
Daikoku is one of the less well-known Japanese blossom trees, but features pretty pink - white blossom.
One of the best yellow-flowered Magnolias, Daphne flowers over a long period.
A good choice for your first magnolia. Large fragrant pink flowers and a neat upright habit.
Directeur Moerlands (also known as Profusion Improved) is a classic crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom followed by small crimson berry-like fruitlets.
Donald Wyman is a classic white-flowered crab-apple, with very small red fruits, which persist into mid-winter.
Elizabeth is a small late-flowering Magnolia which displays yellow spring flowers on bare branches.
The flowers of this Magnolia are a soft sheen of pure white, with a dark pink base.
Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.
A form of the Persian silk tree with large pink flowers and fern-like leaves which turn brick red in the autumn,
This is the Formosan cherry, featuring crimson pink blossom in early spring.
Felix Jury is notable for its huge crimson purple flowers.
A small weeping ornamental cherry tree, ideal for small gardens.
A traditional double-flowered Japanese flowering cherry.
Genie is a compact Magnolia, featuring large dark crimson flowers, with a subtle fragrance.
A traditional crab-apple featuring a mass of white blossom in spring, followed by yellow crab apples.
Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.
Malus Gorgeous has pink/white blossom and spherical cherry-like red fruits which are good for jelly.
Gyoiko is a pleasing Japanese flowering cherry tree, featuring unusual cream-coloured blossom.
This graceful flowering cherry is notable for its long-lived white blossom.
A modern Japanese flowering cherry, also known as Pink Parasol, which features large double-flower pink blossom.
Malus Harry Baker is a popular crab-apple with deep pink flowers and dark red fruits which are very good for crab-apple jelly.
Hokusai is a traditional Japanese pink blossom cherry tree.
A small upright flowering cherry tree with large pink-tinted white blossom.
An attractive medium-sized Japanese cherry blossom tree, with classic double shell pink flowers.
An excellent all-round crab apple, with attractive bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and small persistent red fruits.
Prunus Jacqueline is a new flowering cherry, featuring stunning pink blossom and superb autumn colours.
White blossom followed by large orange-red fruits which are ideal for making crab-apple jelly.
John Downie is a traditional crab-apple, with white blossom and orange-red fruits, ideal for making crab apple jelly.
The flowers of Magnolia Joli Pompom are the purest sheen of icing sugar white.
Kanzan (or Kwanzan) is one of the most popular Japanese flowering cherries, well-suited to the UK climate.
An unusual rowan, with light pink blossom, and white fruitlets, which are larger than usual for rowans.
This is the classic Japanese weeping pink cherry blossom tree (sometimes known as Cheal's Weeping Cherry).
An early-flowering white cherry blossom tree, with particularly luxuriant double-white flowers.
An excellent small compact blossom tree, featuring a mass of small white flowers, and good autumn colours.
A small ornamental early-flowing cherry tree, with profuse blossom.
La Paloma has exuberant white blossom, and coppery young leaves which turn orange and red in autumn,
Malus Laura is a very upright dwarf crab-apple, with bronze leaves, crimson blossom and maroon fruitlets.
A good example of the Bird Cherry, with semi-double flowers, ideal for smaller gardens.
Little Pink Perfection is a dwarf form of Pink Perfection, ideal for patio containers and small spaces.
Malus Louisa is a pretty weeping crab apple with light pink blossom and small yellow fruitlets.
The Siberian crab-apple, noted for its exceptional cold-hardiness, disease-resistance, attractive blossom and clusters of cherry-like fruitlets in autumn,
Unusually for a crab-apple, Malus Fimbriata features true double-flower blossom.
Malus floribunda is also known as the Japanese Crab. Pink / white blossom then red / yellow fruits.
A traditional garden crab-apple from China, with white blossom and small red-tinged fruitlets, a good choice as a specimen tree.
Malus transitoria is known as the Cut-leaf crab-apple, has a mass of small white flowers, and clusters of tiny yellow fruitlets.
Mikinori is a classic early-flowering Fuji cherry tree, with red autumn leaf colours.
The Portuguese Laurel forms a small spreading tree, easy to grow, and ideal for patios.
A popular flowering cherry-plum tree, with dark purple leaves and pale pink blossom.
Obelisk is an upright form of Juneberry, with white spring blossom, and attractive autumn colours.
Okame is a small hardy blossom tree featuring shell-pink single flowers and attractive autumn colours.
One of the best Albizias for cooler climates. Candy floss pink flowers, and bright green feathery leaves.
A small ornamental cherry with double white flowers, and autumn leaf colours.
An excellent small flowering cherry, with pale pink blossom, and interesting leaf colour in both spring and autumn.
A small graceful weeping Fuji cherry, with small single white flowers.
A very attractive flowering pear tree, notable for its distinctive weeping branches, and silver-green leaves.
One of the most attractive and oldest of the traditional Japanese weeping cherries.
An attractive early-flowering wide-spreading weeping Japanese pink cherry blossom tree.
Malus Dolgo, also known as Pink Glow, offers early-season white flowers and very attractive dark pink fruits. It is exceptionally cold-hardy.
Malus Pink Perfection is a superb crab-apple with double pink scented flowers.
The definitive pink blossom tree, offers a long-lasting display of pink double flowers.
This perfectly named flowering cherry features clusters of pink blossom hanging like pink shells.
A form of the native English wild cherry, featuring which has double white flowers rather than single flowers.
A small and hardy winter-flowering cherry, ideal for winter colour and small gardens.
Malus Prairie Fire is a medium-size upright crab-apple tree, notable for its dark pink flowers.
A well-proportioned crab-apple with profuse white blossom, and golden-orange fruitlets in autumn.
Prunifolia Splendens is one of the best hawthorns for autumn colour and persistent red fruits.
The native "Gean" or "Mazzard" cherry, makes an attractive woodland tree.
A flowering cherry, but grown primarily for the stunning copper striped bark.
A columnar flowering cherry, often called the Tassel Cherry because of unusual shape of its white flowers.
This is the Himalayan cherry, notable for its attractive exfoliating bark, and hairy young shoots.
Sargent's Cherry is an impressive ornamental cherry, scoring highly for blossom, autumn colour, and its attractive form.
A popular flowering cherry tree species, well-known for its attractive bark.
The Yoshino cherry. A graceful flowering cherry with white-pink blossom, which is the national flower of Japan.
Malus Purpurea Evelyn is a purple-leaved form of the Prairie crab.
An upright bush-like Amelanchier with white blossom and good autumn colours.
Red Bird features bright white flowers, orange / red fruits and good autumn leaf colours. It has a wider climate range than other rowans.
A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.
An unusual red-fleshed crab-apple which has large purple fruits. The juice is a claret red colour.
An upright Amelanchier with pink buds opening to snow white flowers, with good autumn colours.
Malus Rosehip features white blossom and large rosehip-shaped red fruits.
A small rowan tree with white-pink flowers and cascades of pink berries.
Royal Beauty is a compact weeping crab apple with crimson blossom and small crimson berry-like fruitlets.
Royal Burgundy is a flowering cherry, related to Prunus Kanzan with striking red purple foliage combined with double pink flowers.
A flowering cherry with profuse white blossom in spring and outstanding fiery autumn colours.
Malus Royalty has bright purple-red blossom, dark green-bronze leaves, and dark red fruitlets.
Malus Rudoph features very large single deep pink flowers, and small dark purple fruits.
A flowering cherry which is useful for public spaces on account of its conical form and attractive bark.
A very attractive spreading weeping Albizia, with feathery green foliage and pink summer flowers.
Magnolia Shirazz features large crimson tulip-shaped flowers.
Shirofugen is a traditional Japanese flowering cherry with large double-white flowers.
Prunus Shirotae features large single or semi-double fragrant white flowers, and is perhaps the most beautiful of the white-flowered Japanese cherries.
A Japanese flowering cherry with large fragrant bright white blossom, and strong autumn colours.
One of the loveliest of the white-blossom Japanese flowering cherries.
An attractive upright flowering pear tree with silvery green foliage, and small ornamental fruits.
A small upright flowering cherry tree with particularly large single white flowers.
A compact slow-growing flowering cherry, with long weeping branches and a mass of white single flowers.
A popular Amelanchier, featuring large single flowers, coppery foliage, and good autumn colours.
A compact upright blossom tree with pale pink flowers, and orange-red autumn foliage colours.
Spring Glow is a stunning sight in early spring, with its large deep pink single flowers, followed by dark purple foliage.
A Japanese flowering cherry with double-flowered white blossom borne on bare branches, followed by coppery-leaves.
Star Wars features very long-lasting dusky-pink flowers and an upright habit.
A small flowering cherry tree, named after its star-shaped pink blossom.
A popular form of the Silk Tree with burgundy foliage and scented cream powder puff blooms.
Malus Sun Rival is a popular weeping crab-apple, with pale pink blossom and small red berry-like fruitlets.
A large flowering cherry tree with a distinctive columnar form, and large single white flowers.
A compact Magnolia with crimson / white scented flowers.
A traditional Japanese flowering cherry, known as the "Great White Cherry" and notable for its very large single white flowers.
A small ornamental cherry with large single white flowers.
Tilstone Hellfire is small flowering cherry tree with large single flowers, and spectacular autumn colours.
Malus Tina is a small spreading crab-apple, useful as a patio tree.
An ornamental plum with white blossom and purple leaves, usually also produces dark red cherry-plums fruits, which can be eaten or cooked.
A very attractive Japanese blossom tree, with unique cream-coloured flowers.
Malus Wedding Bouquet features ivory-white blossom and tiny red berry-like fruitlets.
A weeping form of the traditional Japanese Yoshino flowing cherry.
This flowering dogwood is characterised by its large white bracts, and attractive red autumn leaf colours.
A modern English crab-apple with white star-like flowers followed by attractive russeted fruitlets.
A small shrub-like ornamental cherry with clusters of white bell-shaped flowers and orange autumn leaf colours.
A medium-sized late-flowering Magnolia, one of the best yellow-flowered forms for the smaller garden.